The Guild is a subsidiary organization of the Arts Association with separate membership, qualification requirements and dues as outlined below. The Guild maintains a shop in the basement of Goodyear Cottage. Members help newcomers learn wheel throwing, hand building, slab or sculpture work free of charge. The Guild participates in the Tidelands Nature Festival, the Manna House Soup Bowl Dinner, and the Jekyll Island Arts Festival, all held annually. The Guild also hosts a visiting artist weekend every January. The Guild meets at 4:00 pm the second Wednesday of each month from September through June in the pottery studio.