Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

May 5, 2016 |

10:00am to 4:00pm

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 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 6, 2016 |

6:00pm to 8:00pm

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

May 10, 2016 | 10:00am

Register today for your favorite summer classes and workshops.
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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

Hands-on Workshop from 5:30 – 6:30 pm Presentation from 6:30–8 pm Through this collaboration between NCC and the Master Gardener Program of Hennepin County, you will learn to create highly productive gardens in small spaces. This class will jump...
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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)

Just in time for the 25th Anniversary Celebration, three long-time gallery artists come together to show a range of form and color. From Caufield’s beaten and bold vases, to Denecke’s calculated and architectural Ikebana vessels, to Rolf’s...
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Jun 11, 2016 |

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Presentation: 1 – 2 pm Hands-on Workshop: 2 – 3 pm Limit 15 participants Join us for a presentation by Kathy Allen, followed by a one-hour, tile-decorating workshop, utilizing the maiolica process. Allen will discuss the definition and history...
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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 21, 2016 |

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for a free artist talk by spring McKnight Artist Joesph Pintz. Joseph Pintz’s minimal forms reference traditional pottery and implements associated with the hand. He describes his forms as both “minimal” and “mundane,” but within their...

Jun 23, 2016 | 6:00pm

Garth Clark's fast paced multi-media presentation will venture down new paths that are opening for ceramics globally in art, design, architecture and technology. He’ll address new marketplaces, shifting aesthetic concerns, the melding of craft and...
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Jun 25, 2016 |

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Save the date! June 25, 2016, 5 – 9 pm is the date for the party celebrating our silver anniversary year! To celebrate Northern Clay Center’s 25th Anniversary, we are hosting an outdoor soirée to please the eyes, the palate, and the soul. With our...

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

Honor your food, your guests, and yourself with tableware from July’s artists. Oestreich’s art deco-inspired work springs from memories and his collection of heirloom jewelry. Severson’s dinner sets invite a loyalty to clay that lasts a lifetime...
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Jul 8, 2016 |

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for the opening of Six McKnight Artists.
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Jul 9, 2016 |

10:00am to 6:00pm

Join our talented group of studio artists for the 9th Annual Studio Artist Sale on Saturday, July 9, from 10 am to 6 pm. A wide range of sculpture, tableware, and serving pieces will be featured from up to 50 in-house talents. Start your summer...
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Jul 14, 2016 |

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Northern Clay Center celebrates its 2015–2016 Fogelberg Fellows, Megan Mitchell and Joshua Woof, whose work will be featured in a small exhibition at Cox Insurance Associates, July 11 – August 19, 2016. Join us for a casual reception for the...
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Jul 15, 2016 |

10:00am to 12:00pm

Limit 16 participants Bring a friend or a family member for a 30-minute tour of the exhibition Six McKnight Artists, featuring artwork of two 2015 Minnesota McKnight Fellowship recipients, and four 2013/2014 McKnight Resident artists....
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Aug 4 to Sep 4
, 2016 | (All day)

It’s the story-telling time of year. Campfires, long walks around the lakes, and travel—all set the backdrop for the sharing of tales and ideas. This month, enjoy a special show focused around layers of imagery, fantastical forms, and playful...
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Aug 5 to Aug 7
, 2016 | (All day)

From August 5 – 7, 2016, Northern Clay Center will be at the Uptown Art Fair providing hands-on clay programming through ClayToGo. Take a moment to stop by NCC’s booth, watch potter’s wheel demonstrations throughout the day, and get your hands in...
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Aug 23, 2016 |

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Everyone is welcome to join us for a screening of A Year in the Life: Clary Illian, a film by Atom Burke Productions. Clary Illian has been an active potter for 40+ years, starting as an apprentice at the Leach Pottery after college in 1964–65. In...
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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. Find their work online after September 13 here.
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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. Find their work online after October 18 here.
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