Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

Sep 7, 2015 | (All day)

NCC CLOSED in observance of Labor Day. Have a great day!  
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Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2015 | (All day)

NCC CLOSED for setup of American Pottery Festival. Learn all about APF and our exciting guest artists here.
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Sep 11 to Sep 13, 2015 | (All day)

NCC announces its 17th annual fundraising benefit and celebration of the art of the pot, the 2015 American Pottery Festival. The APF includes a lively opening night reception and party, special conversations and artist workshops, panel...

Sep 16, 2015 | (All day)

Adult fall quarter classes begin.  Peruse our education offerings here.
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Sep 17 to Oct 18, 2015 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

In the spring of 2014, NCC sat down with Jan McKeachie Johnston to discuss the benefits of taking a break from “regular” studio work to explore a new direction. Taking risks and exploring new ideas may sound appealing to many makers, but the reality...
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Sep 24, 2015 | 6:00pm

Out of the Labyrinth artists Paloma Torres and Isadora Cuellar will join us for a free lecture on Thursday, September 24, from 6 – 8 pm in NCC’s library. Pre-registration is encouraged, as seating is limited. Isadora...
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Sep 25, 2015 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us to celebrate the exhibition openings of Out of the Labyrinth and MN NICE. Out of the Labyrinth In the United States, “Mexican ceramics” often calls to mind pre-Columbian pottery, folk ceramics such as those created in the...
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Oct 20, 2015 | 6:30pm

Jessica Brandl brings her attention to craft and detail to NCC’s studio for the fall season, October – December, 2015. Her illustrated and sculptural pottery joins “images and objects of detritus of the past with the places of the present” with...

Oct 22 to Nov 18, 2015 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

This Featured Artists grouping represents three distinct voices in clay, each with intrinsically sovereign character and mood. Brett Freund’s pieces are often complex, both in construction and surface patterning. Matt Kelleher’s pots are austere...
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Nov 4, 2015 | 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for the sixth installation in this "show-and-tell” series, featuring Jessica Brandl, NCC’s fall McKnight Artist-in-Residence, and Kate Maury, Professor of Art at University of Wisconsin–Stout and long-time NCC studio artist. The presenters...

Nov 6, 2015 | 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Sarah Dudgeon is a potter based in Amery, Wisconsin, where she lives and works in an old and charming general store, built in 1911. Opening Reception: Friday, November 7, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, with artist talk at 6 pm. Northern Clay Center and...

Nov 22, 2015 | 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us the Sunday before Thanksgiving for coffee, cider, free hands-on clay workshops, and a first crack at holiday shopping. Bring your friends of any age or enjoy a day here on your own! Members have the opportunity for private shopping,...
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Nov 22, 2015 | 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for the opening of Scenes from the Side of the Road.  Scenes from the Side of the Road will feature the work of Denver artist Jamie Lang. The work is composed of images taken by the artist or contributed by the public. More...
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Nov 26, 2015 | (All day)

NCC CLOSED in observance of Thanksgiving.
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Dec 11, 2015 | 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Peter Jadoonath received his BFA in painting and ceramics from Bemidji State University. Jadoonath was a 2007 Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant recipient and a 2009 Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation Award recipient. Opening Reception...

Feb 6, 2016 | 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for NCC’s favorite winter gathering — make your own chili bowl, meet and greet our featured artists. Compete in our Chili Cook-off or vote for your favorite chili while you enjoy a beer and shop for a new chili bowl or beer stein in our...
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Jun 25, 2016 | 5:00pm to 9:00pm

NCC’s 2016 spring exhibition, Florilegium (originates from the Latin words flos [flower] and legere [to gather]), will serve as the perfect backdrop for our early-summer Anniversary party. Celebrate all things “25” — support ceramic artists and NCC...