2016 American Pottery Festival Schedule and Fees

Sale Hours & Door Fees

$25

Friday, September 9
Opening Night / Benefit Sale and Party
5 – 6 pm Members Only Preview Hour
6 – 9 pm General Admission
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$5

Saturday, September 10
APF Benefit Sale and Select Artist Slide Talks

9:30 am – 5 pm

        10:00 am         Andrew Avakian

        10:30 am         Sarah Chenoweth-Davis

        11:00 am         Mikey Walsh

        11:30 am         Betsy Williams

        1:00 pm          Haakon Lenzi

        1:30 pm          Matt Repsher

        2:00 pm          Albion Stafford

        2:30 pm          James Lawton

        3:00 pm          Jane Shellenbarger

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$5

Sunday, September 11
APF Benefit Sale and Select Artist Slide Talks

9:30 am – 2:30 pm

        10:30 am         Julia Walther

        11:00 am         Richard Gruchalla

        11:30 am         Bianka Groves


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Workshop Schedule & Fees

Call to enquire about special rates for Minnesota Arts Educators.

Members* $200 /
Non-Members $225

Surface Solutions: Linda Arbuckle & Kip O’Krongly
Thursday & Friday, September 8 & 9, 2016, 9 am – 5 pm both days

Treat yourself with two intensive days of decorating, designing, and dining with two fabulously talented potters, who make myriad functional forms. From majolica and brushwork to slips, stencils, and resist work, expand your repertoire of low-fire decorating techniques on bisque and leatherhard forms.
Co-sponsored by Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists.
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Members* $115 /
Non-Members $130

Pots & Patterns of Distinction: Ernest Gentry & Matt Repsher
Friday, September 9, 9 am – 5 pm
Learn subtle carving and patterning techniques from two gentlemen whose seemingly quiet pots shout with layers of thoughtful decoration and finishing. Co-sponsored by Anoka-Ramsey Community College.
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Members* $55 /
Non-Members $65

Saturday Workshops
10 am – 5 pm

  • Wise Women in Clay*: 9 – 10 am
    Heather Nameth Bren, Sarah Chenoweth-Davis, Mikey Walsh, and Julia Walther
  • Back to the Future: 10:15 am – 12 noon
    Heather Nameth Bren and Albion Stafford
  • Zeitgeist in a China Shop: 12:45 – 2:15 pm
    Bianka Groves, Samantha Henneke, and Carrin Rosetti
  • Don’t Stop 'til You Get Enough: 2:30 – 4 pm
    Linda Arbuckle, Alex Reed, and John Vigeland
  • Artist Meet & Greet: 4 – 5 pm

* This Saturday session is open to any and all APF visitors with their $5 entrance on Saturday, and included in the all-day pass. We thank Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists for their generous sponsorship of this activity.
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Members* $30 /
Non-Members $40

Sunday Workshops
9:30 am – 2 pm

  • Two Wild and Crazy Guys: 9:30 – 11 am
    Ron Meyers and Ted Saupe
  • He’s Just Your Type: 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
    James Lawton
  • A Clay Menagerie: 12:45 – 2 pm
    Jane Shellenbarger 
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* Members rate applies to NCC Members, Students, and Educators.
All workshops and events held at Northern Clay Center, 2424 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Thank you APF Artists!!

Each APF artist is generously donating to this year’s event. Pieces will be available for sale; 100% of contributions will support a variety of NCC programs. Thank you in advance to the artists, and to those of you taking home these pots designated for fundraising!

Please contact the sales gallery with any questions, or for assistance with travel or accommodations at 612.339.8007 x300 or salesgallery@northernclaycenter.org.

Fine Print

Advance purchase is advised, as space is limited.   Payment by MasterCard, VISA, Discover, and personal checks only. Register online or by phone at www.northernclaycenter.org/APF, call 612.339.8007 x300, or e-mail salesgallery@northernclaycenter.org. Registration opens June 1.
Please note: *NCC member discount applies only to the workshops; there will not be a member discount for any pottery purchased during the Festival.