Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

May 3, 2018 | 6:00pm

Sit down and listen in on a conversation with Bobby Silverman and Merrie Wright followed by a discussion led by the curator of City Sine Cera, Heather Nameth Bren. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is much appreciated,...
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May 4, 2018 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for fun, food, and fellowship at the opening reception for the exhibitions City Sine Cera and Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award Recipients. Several of the artists will be in attendance. This event is free and open to the public.
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May 5, 2018 | 9:00am to 11:00am

Saturday, May 5, 9 – 11 am See a professional packing demonstration with visiting artist Merrie Wright. Following her example, you will learn how to send any object, any where safely with clear communication for the recipient, ensuring successful...
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May 8 to Jun 3, 2018 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

May is the month to soak in ceramics in this region, and these three Midwestern artists represent a range of experience, technique, and firing methods. Denecke brings Japanese tradition and a lifetime of experience to her forms whether they are...
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May 8, 2018 | 10:00am

Summer classes open for registration today at 10 am! Register early or you may find your favorite class is full. Learn more here.
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May 15, 2018 | 6:00pm to 8:30pm

The jump between garden and table is an art in itself. Join NCC studio artists Marion Angelica and Lois Ann Helgeson as they discuss and create bloom-holding containers and the art of arranging. Marion will help participants create their own...
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May 25, 2018 | 5:00pm

Submit your applications for the McKnight Artist Fellowship for Ceramic Artists today by 5 pm!

May 25, 2018 | 5:00pm

Applications for the McKnight Artist Residency for Ceramic Artists is due today by 5 pm.

Jun 1, 2018 | (All day)

Don't miss the deadline to apply for the Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic Education (MN NICE)! Find more information on this exciting ceramic education program and how to apply for it here. 

Jun 5 to Jul 1, 2018 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

Summer is in full bloom, and it’s traditionally a season for honoring couples and their commitment to a future together. Help them celebrate, or celebrate your own home, with the gift of functional art for use in everyday life. Paul Dresang brings...
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Jun 18, 2018 | (All day)

Summer is here! It's the first day of summer clay camps and adult summer classes!
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Jul 3 to Aug 5, 2018 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

In addition to a focus on the work of NCC’s jewelers, this month’s featured artists help us explore the maker-to-table movement: Caufield, through his work with local chefs and James Beard projects; Severson, with wares made for generations of...
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Jul 4, 2018 | (All day)

NCC's sales and exhibition galleries and teaching studios will be closed today in observance of Independence Day.
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Jul 14, 2018 | 10:00am to 6:00pm

Join our talented group of studio artists in our recently updated studio area for the 11th Annual Studio Artist Sale on Saturday, July 14, from 10 am to 5 pm. A wide range of sculpture, tableware, and serving pieces will be featured from over 50 of...
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Jul 14, 2018 | 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Come celebrate the opening of NCC’s annual Six McKnight Artists exhibition and its featured artists. Join us for an afternoon open house on Saturday, July 14, from 1 – 4 pm. See the works of talented mid-career artists from across the country and...

Jul 17, 2018 | 6:00pm

Join us as Summer McKnight Artist Resident, Zach Tate discusses his work. This event is free and open to the public, please reserve your seat as space is limited.

Jul 27, 2018 | (All day)

Are you looking for a dynamic volunteer position in the arts? Are you passionate about ceramic art? Share your knowledge and enthusiasm as a Northern Clay Center Tour Guide. NCC is accepting applications for its Volunteer Tour Guide Program through...

Aug 3 to Aug 5, 2018 | (All day)

August 3 – 5, Northern Clay Center staff and teaching artists can be found at the annual Uptown Art Fair, providing hands-on clay activities to all ages. Take a few moments and stop by NCC’s booth, watch potter’s wheel demonstrations throughout the...
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Aug 7 to Sep 2, 2018 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

August is the Sunday of Summer and time to enjoy the thoughtful work of three local luminaries. Linda Christianson lulls us with wood-fired pots, featuring natural contours and evidence of her touch. Guillermo Cuellar’s history and ties to our...
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Aug 21, 2018 | 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Take a journey through the late Betty Woodman’s studio and explore her world of influence in this evening viewing of two videos. Everyone is welcome to join as we celebrate the “sculptural paintings” of this iconic figure of contemporary ceramics....
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Sep 7 to Sep 9, 2018 | (All day)

Save the date for 2018 American Pottery Festival!