For over a third of a century, Bracker’s has been providing ceramics supplies to makers in the Kansas City area. Since 1982, we’ve grown to serve primarily a 6 state region, though we do ship coast to coast and even internationally. Whether you visit us to browse in our expansive main store in Lawrence, KS, pick up your products at our satellite location in Kansas City, MO, or order online and have your supplies shipped to your door, you can be confident that you are getting the highest quality materials and service around!
Dishin' the Dirt (most recent blog posts)
Celebrating Women In Ceramics Bracker's might have started with married potters Bill and Anne W Bracker, but that was just the beginning. For the last 25 years, Bracker's has been owned and operated by three capable and creative women: Anne W. Bracker and her two...read more
Empty Bowls Bowl-A-Thon THIS type of bowl-ing NOT this type of bowling All ceramic bowls will benefit events that raise funds and awareness for hunger and poverty We receive many requests from groups and organizations to donate clay to Empty Bowls type projects, and...read more
Twenty-three years ago today, co-creator of this business (and co-creator of my sister and me), William Bracker, was taken to the big pottery studio in the great beyond. I still remember being absolutely enthralled watching him trim pots. "Make snakes, daddy," I used...read more
We are committed to providing only quality supplies. We routinely test and use the products we sell. This enables us to better answer your questions about the best techniques and materials to help you create your work. Whether you shop online, on the phone or in the store, we always have time to teach you what you need to know to be successful.
We have a deep devotion to Ceramic Art Education. In addition to providing daily advice and information, we offer a wide variety of in-services and professional development sessions, and even workshops directly with you and your students/group. We have a variety of ready-to-go offerings from hands-on projects with clay and glaze to seminars on Electric Kilns to Raku Firings, or let us create a custom event for you!