Saturday, December 2nd
Yuletide Portraits at TileWorks

Come pose for a festive Yuletide Portrait set in our historic outdoor courtyard at TileWorks for a fun last minute family, friends & animal photoshoot. There will be a holiday themed decor scene with the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works in the background of the photos. This unique opportunity to have a national historic landmark in your holiday photos has a limited amount of time slots, so don’t miss your chance to book a session now. The photoshoots will be in fifthteen minute sessions and you will receive ten edited images within seven days of the shoot. The rain date is December 9th, 2023.

Non-Members $125.00 - Members $100.00

Friday, December 8th at 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30 - Friday, December 15th at 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30
Ceramics and Holiday Storytime with Mrs. Claus at TileWorks

Enjoy a story by the fireplace read by Mrs. Claus, enjoy creating your own clay gingerbread ornament while sipping on hot cocoa and nibbling on cookies. This cheerful event is perfect for children to experience our historical building while making new merry memories. Reservations required. Parents and guardians are free.

$30 for 1 child, $55 for 2 children, $65 for 3 children, $80 for 4 children - Parents and Guardians are free

Tuesday, November 7th and 14th 6:00pm to 8:00pm - Tuesday, November 28th and December 5th 6:00pm to 8:00pm - Tuesday, November 28th and December 5th 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Mercer Holiday Ornament and Pendant Class

Join us for our Holiday 2 day Workshop at The TileWorks of Bucks County! Make and design your own pendants or ornaments using an Italian modeling technique and Henry Mercer’s molds (4 ornaments). In the second class you will glaze them. We will fire them for you and they will be ready for pick up at the TileWorks in time for the holidays.

Sold Out - Please email to be placed on the waitlist

Saturday, December 16th 11:00am to 3:00pm
TileWorks Holiday Open House

Celebrate TileWorks Holiday Open House on Dec 16th. Enjoy TileWorks in its holiday splendor, Christmas in the Commonwealth. Soak in one hundred twenty-five years of history, themed Holiday Decor and the return of Harry Cheeseman Mouser. See how tiles are made using historic techniques and local clay in the free tour offered from 11:00am to 3:00pm.


Thursday, November 30th 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Ceramic Bird Wall Hanging Class

Spread your wings and join ceramic artist Fiona Trachtenberg for a night of ceramic bird-making at TileWorks! Trachtenberg will guide you through designing and making your unique bird-themed wall sculpture. Using mid-century design as an inspiration, you will create your striking birds with slab and surface design techniques. Your sculpture will be ready for pickup in about four weeks.

Thursday, December 7th 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Ceramic Mushroom Bell Class

Join artist Fiona Trachtenberg for a night of creativity! Ring in the season, and learn how to make three decorative ceramic pinch pot mushroom bell chimes. Trachtenberg will guide you through the ceramic bell creation process and in building the hanging display. Staff will glaze and fire your work for you. Ages 17 and up.

By appointment
Personalized Handprint Plaques

Create lasting memories by working with your child to create everlasting handprint plaques. Use stamps made from Henry Mercer's historic molds to decorate your plaque. We will fire, glaze them, and have them ready for pick up in about 4 weeks. 1 plaque $45.00, 2 plaques $85.00, 3 plaques $120.00, 4 plaques $150

email to schedule your appointment.


Your support helps continue preservation and interpretation of this important National Historic Landmark. Membership provides funding for historical, educational and interpretive programs. Your contributions support research, exhibits, and preservation work. We work with natural materials to make artistic tiles that elevate the human spirit with the dignity of labor, reverence for the past and an eye for the future. Our tiles tell stories and preserve the philosophy of our founder Henry Chapman Mercer.Membership benefits include free admission to TileWorks for regular tours, free or reduced admission for special events and programs, and 10% discounts on select tiles in our gift shop.

130 E Swamp Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901