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)
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,...read more
We all love fire, right? Enjoy the Fireworks over the 4th of July weekend and stay safe! We’ll be back on the 5th!read more
Justin has two separate ceramic identities. Here’s how he describes himself and his amazing fine art series: As a geologist and artist I am fascinated by time and its constant progression, deep history, and eternal nature. What excites me about ceramics is how every...read more
We are excited to announce that for the month of May, ALL equipment is on sale at Brackers! Whether you’re shopping for a gift for a grad or a dad, or if you are just are finally ready to own your own kiln, wheel, extruder, slabroller, mixer, pugmill, cart or...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!