We offer state-of-the-art studios and convenient and comfortable lodging overlooking the Scuppernong River, an ideal place to step back and nurture your creativity.

Pocosin Arts' newly renovated and well-equipped metalsmithing, ceramics, woodworking, and digital fabrication studios are ideal learning environments. Paired with convenient housing right across the street and an expansive waterside deck and social hall, it's the perfect place to hone your skills, make new friends, and enjoy a sunset.

Our facilities are available for private events including workshops, parties, conferences, and other events. Many groups have hosted events with us including the ECU Dental School, NC Cooperative Extension, NC Division of Coastal Management, NC Museum of Natural Sciences, and NC State Forestry & Environmental Research.

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Our newly renovated and well-lit studios offer the perfect environment for inspiration, creativity, and productivity. 

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Ceramics Studio

The light-filled ceramics studio overlooking the Scuppernong River has everything you need to work in clay. Four work areas accommodate wheel-throwing, hand-building, glazing and drying, and firing. The studio has eleven electric wheels, six hand-building worktables, a North Star slab roller, a Bailey extruder, a Laguna spray booth, a glaze materials station, and electric kilns. We offer wheel-throwing, hand-building, glazing, design, and clay sculpture classes for all ages and skill levels.

Learn more here.

Ebendorf Metals Studio

This studio features twelve jeweler’s benches, each equipped with a Foredom Flex Shaft. The studio is well-appointed with a hydraulic press, three soldering stations, four Vcella enameling kilns, casting area and equipment, forming and forging equipment, Durston rolling mill, GRS Benchmates, and a guillotine shear. The instructor bench has a camera and screen for viewing demonstrations up close.

Learn more here.

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Woodworking Studio

Our newest studio features separate rooms for machine tools and benchwork. The studio is equipped with a SawStop table saw, 20-inch planer, 6-inch jointer, chop, miter, and radial arm saws, mini-lathes, bandsaws, sanders, and an Oneida dust collection system.

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Smith Digital Fabrication Lab

Intended to supplement our other studios, the Smith Lab features a laser cutter, 3D printers, vinyl cutter, CriCut, and a full size ShopBot CNC router.

Please email info@pocosinarts.org for equipment specs.

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Lodging & Other Rentals

Pocosin Riverside Lodge

Riverside Lodge

The lodge sits on the corner of Main and Water Streets, directly across from the Studios and the Riverview. It has comfortable single, double, and quad occupancy rooms with individual temperature control, private bath, and high-speed Wi-Fi. Guests enjoy 24-hour access to a fully equipped communal kitchen and gas grill, a communal lounge area, and plenty of outdoor space to relax and enjoy river and town views.

The Riverview

As the name suggests, this historic building boasts views of the Scuppernong River and is a central campus gathering place. Relaxing on the expansive deck, you will see the river come alive with river otters, eagles, and other wildlife. The building serves as a gathering place for meals, parties, presentations, and movement classes. It is equipped with a full catering kitchen and two bedrooms upstairs.

As of 2023, the front of our Riverview building houses our gallery too!


Pigeon House

For a unique stay while on campus, this self-contained 200-square-foot tiny house adjacent to the Riverview deck features panoramic views of the Scuppernong River. It has a full bedroom on the second floor, a kitchenette, and a full bath on the first. Grab a cup of coffee and step onto the deck to greet the morning.

Discover with Us

Offering workshops in ceramics, mixed media, metal and more. We have something for everyone, no matter your experience level!

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