Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

May 25, 2015 | (All day)

NCC will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday.
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Jun 1, 2015 | (All day)

Now in its second year, MN NICE is designed to respond to the changing needs of students and to give non-traditional students the same quality of information and critique found in a university program. Designed for potters and sculptors alike, MN...

Jun 11 to Jul 5, 2015 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

Each of these artists use color, decoration, alteration, and handbuilding techniques. Schwartzkopf works with mid-range porcelain; she throws and alters her forms to the point of creating sculptural, yet functional, objects. Shaman handbuilds out of...
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Jun 13 to Jun 14, 2015 | 9:00pm to 6:00am

Celebrate 5 years of the Twin Cities’ all-night arts fest—Northern Spark! The festival starts on Saturday, June 13, at 9 pm and ends at sunrise on June 14. Northern Clay Center presents BUMFACK Co. by artists Kevin R. Kao and Xia Zhang. BUMFACK...
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Jun 15, 2015 | (All day)

Adult summer quarter classes and kids clay camps begin
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Jun 16, 2015 | 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Learn about the basic tenets of growing bonsai from the Minnesota Bonsai Society. Learn about balance and pottery, with a short demonstration and examples of bonsai pots.
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Jun 27, 2015 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday, June 27, 6 – 9 pm Northern Clay Center continues its tradition of Food and Wine and Fun events set in beautiful locations. This year, we'll explore the tastes of early summer—paired with wonderful wines, artisanal cheeses, and...
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Jul 4, 2015 | (All day)

NCC will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
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Jul 9 to Aug 2, 2015 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

In July, we will turn our spotlight on six recent college graduates, nominated by instructors from college ceramic programs in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Selected artists: Candice Methe Hess, recommended by Tetsuya Yamada, University...
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Jul 11, 2015 | 10:00am to 6:00pm

Join our talented group of studio artists for the 8th Annual Studio Artist Sale on Saturday, July 11, from 10 am to 6 pm. A wide range of sculpture, tableware, and serving pieces will be featured during the Summer Open House. Start your summer with...
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Jul 11, 2015 | 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Visit NCC for an afternoon of fun — featuring try-outs on the pottery wheel and the opening of the exhibition Six McKnight Artists. Free hands-on activities and treats for the whole family. Drop by any time!
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Jul 11, 2015 | 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Come celebrate the summer season and the opening of Six McKnight Artists. Join NCC staff, and studio and teaching artists, for an afternoon open house on Saturday, July 11, from 1 to 4 pm. View a myriad of examples of contemporary ceramic sculpture...

Jul 21, 2015 | 6:30pm

Summer 2015 brings the arrival of Andy Shaw as the McKnight Resident, beginning July 1. His tableware has received multiple awards, is shown widely across the US, and has been published in Studio Potter, Ceramics Monthly, Ceramics: Art and...
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Jul 25, 2015 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This summer, Northern Clay Center is partnering with Khazana, a Minneapolis store that sells original paintings, textiles, jewelry, sculptures, and pottery from artisans/craftspeople from South Asia and India. On Saturday, July 25, from 2 – 4 pm, we...
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Aug 6 to Sep 6, 2015 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

August's Featured Artists are: Gruchalla Rosetti Pottery, Mike Helke, and Elizabeth Pechacek
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Aug 7 to Aug 9, 2015 | (All day)

Join NCC at the Uptown Art Fair from August 7 - 9.  Our ever-popular hands-on Family Imagination Station, information booth and a potter’s wheel demonstration areas will be ready to woo you into love with clay! Stop by to see a few NCC artists...
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