Archie Bray, a Helena resident and enthusiastic supporter of the arts, established this artistic colony for potters in 1951 at the brickyard and kilns of the Western Clay Manufacturing Company. Over the years it has become a premier testing ground for ceramic artists working together to share ideas and techniques. Various playful sculptures dot the lawns. Of special note are several larger, free-standing monuments by Robert Harrison, including A Potter's Shrine, dedicated to Bray and incorporating some materials up to 100 years old; Tile-X, stacked drain tiles in the shape of a pyramid; and Aruina, a monument of brick and tile whose four arches frame the surrounding Helena landscape. Because of the intimate nature of each individual resident's art-making process, visitors are asked to respect their privacy. Ceramic art is also for sale during gallery hours. Allow 1 to 2 hours.