Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

Mar 5 to Apr 4, 2015 | 10:00am to 6:00pm

The work by this group of artists ranges from a focus on arts and crafts inspired forms, to classic shino, to brightly decorated porcelain. >>See Current Featured Artists
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Mar 12, 2015 | 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for an image presentation by Mark Burns, visiting artist from Sexual Politics.  
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Mar 13, 2015 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us to celebrate the opening of Sexual Politics and Eat, Drink, and....   Sexual Politics brings together objects that navigate complicated expressions of sexuality, gender identity, and queerness in contemporary ceramics. Six...
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Mar 17, 2015 | 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Everyone is welcome to join us for a screening of Minnesota Potters: Sharing the Fire, a film that follows eight Minnesota ceramic artists to discover their methods of working with clay and how they pass on their skills. Join us for the movie and...
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Apr 9 to May 3, 2015 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

Each artist participating in the 2015 American Pottery Festival will send 5 – 7 pieces for the APF Preview Show, which will be on view in NCC’s sales gallery, April 9 – May 3. A selection of artists’ work will also be sold through NCC’s booth...

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 | 1:00pm 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 8, 2015 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for the opening reception of the NCC Members Exhibition!  This exhibition spotlights our incredibly talented members (comprised of students, educators, professional artists, and novices).  We invite you to view the array of...
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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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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

BUMFACK Co. - Making the things you want, today! BUMFACK Co. is a Chinese ceramic production sweatshop facility that specializes in (re)producing one-of-a-kind objects by famous artists. We offer a broad range of services that allow visitors to...
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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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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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