Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

Apr 21, 2015 | 6:30pm

Amy Santoferraro, our 2015 Spring McKnight Resident Artist will provide a free lecture about her work on Tuesday, April 21, at 6:30 pm in NCC’s Library. Refreshments will be served. Santoferraro currently lives and works in Manhattan...

Apr 24, 2015 | 5:00pm

Applications for McKnight Artist Fellowships, McKnight Residencies, Warren MacKenzie Advancement Awards, Anonymous Potter Studio Fellowships, and Fogelberg Studio Fellowships are due today by 5 pm CST. Application guidelines and...

Apr 25, 2015 | 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Kathy King will present a free workshop during the closing weekend of the show. King’s graphic pots and sculpture will be the subject of her artist talk and hands-on workshop. Join us to tell your own stories in clay! Saturday, April 25, 12 – 4...
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May 7 to Jun 7, 2015 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

In terms of style, this month’s group presents a triangle of techniques. In one corner is Monica Rudquist, known for her thrown and altered, white and black porcelain tableware and wall pieces. Victoria Christen’s wheel-thrown earthenware work is...
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May 12, 2015 | 10:00am

Registration opens for adult summer quarter classes!  Register here.
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May 14, 2015 | 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join Ben Carter and his guests for a live taping of the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast. Carter, a potter based in Santa Cruz, California, has maintained his blog since 2009, and has been interviewing makers around the country since launching...
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May 15, 2015 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for the opening receptions of NCC Members Exhibition and The Mondale Collection.  NCC Members Exhibition spotlights our incredibly talented members (comprised of students, educators, professional artists, and novices...
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May 18, 2015 | (All day)

Northern Clay Center will conduct its biennial review of the artists in the Sales Gallery in June, 2015. The review allows for a consideration of work by new artists, and a re-evaluation of work presently in the Sales Gallery. Artists may be added...

May 20, 2015 | 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Through this collaboration between NCC and the Master Gardener Program of Hennepin County, you will learn about the daily use and importance of herbs. This program will include the basics of growing these diverse plants in Minnesota.
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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 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 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 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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