Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

Feb 16, 2016 | 10:00am

Spring classes open for registration at 10 am on Tuesday, February 16. Register here: http://www.northernclaycenter.org/store/classes.html
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Feb 19, 2016 | 5:00pm

Get your application in by 5 pm today for the Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant!

Feb 27 to Feb 28
, 2016 |
9:00am to 5:00pm

Minnesota Art Educators: Local Experience, Global Connections  Date: February 27 and February 28, 2016 9 am - 5 pm each day Cost: $25 per MN Art Educator Register by calling 218.733.7560 (Duluth Art Institute). In...
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Mar 3 to Apr 3
, 2016 | (All day)

Sprung directly from the pages of Molly Hatch’s book, New Ceramic Surface Design, March’s featured artist show will showcase the work of over 15 guest artists.  The gallery will be filled with exquisite models of surface design created by...
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Mar 8, 2016 |

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Everyone is welcome to join us for a screening of Don’t Know, We’ll See: The Work of Karen Karnes, a film by Lucy Massie Phenix that features the legacy and work of Karen Karnes. Learn about Karnes’ inspirations, hear interviews from friends, and...
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Mar 10, 2016 | 6:00pm

We are excited to welcome Tim Rowan for the opening reception of Influenced and Evolved and a public artist talk, which will take place on Thursday, March 10, at 6 pm in NCC’s library. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited...
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Mar 11, 2016 |

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for the openings of Influenced and Evolved and ArtAxis.org.
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Mar 11, 2016 |

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Molly Hatch will be at the reception for March Featured Artists: New Ceramic Surface Design to sign copies of her book of the same name. Copies will be for sale at NCC.
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Mar 12, 2016 |

10:00am to 5:00pm

Based on her new book, New Ceramic Surface Design, featuring all kinds of popular surface techniques, Molly Hatch joins us in conjunction with the March Featured Artists exhibition. Explore surface decoration and its relationship to form in your...
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Mar 15 to Mar 19
, 2016 | (All day)

This year marks NCECA’s 50th anniversary and NCC’s 25th, so the stage is set for a can’t-miss clay conference! From March 15 – 18, the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts will present its Makers, Mentors, and Milestones Conference in...

Mar 31, 2016 | 5:00pm

The Jerome Ceramic Artist of Color Residency is designed to provide an individual emerging artist with the opportunity to be in residence for one year at Northern Clay Center. Apply and learn more here.

Apr 6, 2016 |

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for the eighth installation in this "show-and-tell” series, featuring Jan McKeachie Johnston, a studio potter from River Falls, WI, and Samuel Johnson, Associate Professor of Art at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University....
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Apr 7 to May 1
, 2016 | (All day)

The APF Preview Show is your chance to see a small sampling of work from each 2016 artist. The show runs from April 7 through May 1 in our sales gallery. The American Pottery Festival is a three-day event orchestrated to appeal to clay lovers and...

Apr 11, 2016 | 6:00pm

Born in Miami and raised in Delaware, Paul Andrew Wandless currently lives and works in Chicago, IL. His current body of work utilizes the figure/torso as a point of departure for visual narratives. Ceramic processes and printmaking techniques...
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Apr 15, 2016 | 5:00pm

Applications for the Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award are due today. Learn more and apply here.

Apr 15, 2016 | 5:00pm

Applications are due today for the Emerging Artist Residencies (both Anonymous Artist and Fogelberg). Learn more and apply here.

Apr 16 to Apr 17
, 2016 |
9:00am to 5:00pm

Minnesota Art Educators: Local Experience, Global Connections   9 am - 5 pm each day (1-hour lunch break) Cost: $25 per MN Art Educator Register by calling 320.257.5928 or online at www.paramountarts.org. In collaboration...
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Apr 19, 2016 | 6:00pm

Please join us in welcoming Lung-Chieh Lin from April through June. Lin will present an artist talk on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 6 pm. This presentation is free and open to the public.  NCC’s spring McKnight Resident Artist joins us...
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Apr 23, 2016 |

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Linda Sikora will present a free workshop during the closing weekend of Influenced and Evolved on Saturday, April 23 from 12 – 4 pm. Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended. Register by calling our front desk at 612.339.8007....

Apr 28 to May 1
, 2016 | (All day)

Rebecca Hutchinson will be in residence, April 28 – May 1, working on a new, site-specific installation for our exhibition, Florilegium. Stay tuned for events and opportunities surrounding her visit. 
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May 5 to Jun 5
, 2016 | (All day)

Alongside the opening of Florilegium in our exhibition space, May’s featured artists provide a body of work that pairs naturally with spring flora. Butch Holden uses his ceramic work to express his love of sculpture and painting, and the result is...
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May 5, 2016 |

10:00am to 5:00pm

Florilegium artist, Joan Bruneau will join us for a day-long demonstration of her pottery techniques on Thursday, May 5. Not free for the whole day? Come at 1 pm for an artist talk in NCC’s Library.
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May 6, 2016 |

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for the opening reception of Florilegium and HomeWork: Jennifer Rogers

May 14 to May 15
, 2016 |
9:00am to 5:00pm

Minnesota Art Educators: Local Experience, Global Connections Time: 9 am - 5 pm each day (1 hour lunch break) Cost: $25 per MN Art Educator Register by calling 612.339.8007 x313 or email chrissingewald@northernclaycenter.org for more...
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May 17, 2016 |

5:30pm to 8:00pm

Through this collaboration between NCC and the Master Gardener Program of Hennepin County, you will learn to create highly-productive flower and vegetable gardens in small spaces. This class will jump start your plan for urban gardening as you...
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May 27, 2016 | 5:00pm

Applications for the McKnight Artist Fellowship for Ceramic Artists are due today. Apply and learn more here.

May 27, 2016 | 5:00pm

Applications are due today for the McKnight Artist Residency for Ceramic Artists. Learn more and apply here.

Jun 1, 2016 | (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 9 to Jul 3
, 2016 | (All day)

June's featured artists will be long-time gallery favorites Kevin Caufield, Leila Deneck, and SC Rolf.
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Jun 13 to Jun 18
, 2016 |
9:00am to 5:00pm

Minnesota Art Educators: Local Experience, Global Connections  9 am - 5 pm each day (1 hour lunch break each day) Cost: $50 per MN Art Educator Register by calling 612.339.8007 x313 or email chrissingewald@northernclaycenter.org...
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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...

Jul 7 to Jul 31
, 2016 | (All day)

Jeff Oestreich, Jo Severson, and Zac Spates will be NCC's featured artists for July.
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Jul 9, 2016 |

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for the opening of Six McKnight Artists.
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Aug 4 to Sep 4
, 2016 | (All day)

Artists in this special edition featured artists show will include Donna Flannery, Ruth Martin, Grace Sheese, and Sean Scott.  Watch this space for more details as plans progress.
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Sep 9 to Sep 11
, 2016 | (All day)

Join us for the 18th Annual American Pottery Festival, September 9 – 11. Our annual fundraiser will gather artists from across the country and across processes, forms, and aesthetics and will kick-off with our Opening Night Party on Friday,...

Sep 15 to Oct 16
, 2016 | (All day)

Guillermo Cuellar, Ryan Greenheck, and Bob & Cheryl Husby will be NCC's Fall Featured Artists.
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Sep 23, 2016 |

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us to celebrate the openings of A Tipping Point and Students of MN NICE.
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Oct 20 to Nov 17
, 2016 | (All day)

Paul Eshelman, Willem Gebben, and Colleen Riley will be NCC's Fall Featured Artists.
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