Clay Works
485 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Tuesday — 1:00 - 9:00 pm

Wednesday — 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday — 12:00 - 4:00 pm

Saturday — 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday — 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Due to COVID-19 our Open Studio schedule is abbreviated and by hourly appointment only. Register for open hours here. 

Fall Kill Clay Works (formerly Art Centro) is a community clay studio located at 485 Main Street, in the Middle Main neighborhood of downtown Poughkeepsie. We offer ceramics classes, private art studios, and a gallery space. We host classes, workshops, exhibitions, and community meetings.


Our ceramic studio has a spacious, bright, well-equipped ceramics studio with 10 wheels, three large hand-building tables, an extruder, and three kilns. Our professional staff of artist-instructors are enthusiastic about showing you how to throw and hand-build ceramic objects you will love. We offer ceramics classes for beginning and intermediate students, and Open Studio for artists with more advanced skills who wish to work independently. We also offer private lessons, parties, workshops, youth classes, Community Clay Day and more.

Print, Story, and
Textile Works 
Glebe House & Outdoor Garden
635 Main Street 
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

By appointment

The Historic Glebe House is home to three out of the four Fall Kill Creative Works studios and a small gallery space. It is located at 635 Main Street, at the eastern reaches of the Middle Main neighborhood of downtown Poughkeepsie. The National Historic Registry listed property is owned by the City of Poughkeepsie and managed by Fall Kill Creative Works.

Print Works is a community printmaking space, and offers classes and workshops in printmaking, papermaking, and bookbinding for all ages and skill levels. Textile Works is also a community studio and has classes in weaving, dyeing, knitting, crochet, and sewing. Story Works offers classes and workshops in storytelling. 


We offer topical temporary exhibits on the history of Poughkeepsie and its residents. A timeline on the 300+ year history of the city is currently under development. Local textile artists meet regularly at the Glebe House to share knowledge, fellowship, and yarns. A pollinator garden and a dye garden have been planted in the backyard. The site is available for meetings and events and is open by appointment at this time.  

Clay Works

485 Main Street

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Print, Story, and Textile Works

Glebe House

635 Main St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Glebe House/ Print & Textile Works (845) 442-3044

Clay Works: (845) 485-3287

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