Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

Feb 17, 2018 | 10:00am to 1:00pm

Date: February 17 Day: Saturday Time: 10 am - 1 pm Instructor: Eileen Cohen Fee: $45 for one adult and one child Description: Head to NCC and get ready to make bowls you can fill with the lovely, gooey treats and sweet delights that were...
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Feb 17, 2018 | 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Date: February 17 Day: Saturday Time: 2 - 5 pm Instructor: Eileen Cohen Fee: $45 (includes one adult and one child) Description: Head to NCC and get ready to make bowls you can fill with the lovely, gooey treats and sweet delights...
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Feb 19, 2018 | 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Date: February 19 Day: Monday Time: 1 - 4 pm Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist Fee: $15 --special offer! Description: Bring your creative friends and make a few new ones as you learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel. This three-hour...
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Feb 20, 2018 | 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for a presentation by Elizabeth Coleman, as she discusses her explorations with glass and porcelain. A 2017 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant recipient, Elizabeth will present an image talk about her recent work in...
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Feb 24, 2018 | 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Date: February 24 Day: Saturday  Time: 2 - 5 pm  Instructor: Xilam Balam Ybarra Fee: $50 Description: First, come to our FREE McKnight Fellows Demonstration Workshop. Then get yourself signed up to learn about the symbolism of pre-...
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Feb 25, 2018 | (All day)

Today is the last day to view Four Jerome Artists and Fogelberg, Red Wing, and Anonymous Artists.
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Feb 25, 2018 | (All day)

Today is the last day to view Februrary Featured Artists in the sales gallery.
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Feb 27 to Mar 31, 2018 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

NCC’s March featured artists draw inspiration from varied experiences and each enjoy different aspects of functional ceramic wares. DeArmond uses traditional handbuilding techniques and offers illustrations born of the marriage between past and...
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Feb 28, 2018 | 11:00am to 1:00pm

Learn about the grant, fellowship, and education opportunities for ceramic artists at all stages of their careers managed by NCC including the Anonymous Artist and Fogelberg Studio Fellowships, the McKnight Artist Residency for Ceramic Artists, and...

Mar 2, 2018 | 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Date: March 2 Day: Friday Time: 7 - 10 pm Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist $65 for two adults Description: Looking for a unique date night activity that is sure to impress your partner? Look no further than NCC’s original Clay for Couples....
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Mar 3, 2018 | 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Date: March 3 Day: Saturday Time: 2 - 5 pm Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist Fee: $30 Description: Bring your creative friends and make a few new ones as you learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel. This three-hour workshop is a fun...
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Mar 6, 2018 | 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Everyone is welcome to join us for a screening of Pottery of Mexico Vol. II: TREES OF LIFE. This 45-minute video details the role that the tree of life plays in Mexican folk art. Learn how the tree of life has been used historically and today by...
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Mar 8, 2018 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Derek Au, Jeff Oestreich, and George Timock will discuss their work in Expatriate Ceramics. Register for your free place here. Derek Au will deliver three free presentations at NCC about his work. The first will encompass an overview of...
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Mar 9, 2018 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for the opening reception for Expatriate Ceramics & NCC Residential.
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Mar 10, 2018 | 10:00am to 2:30pm

Join Au and Timock for an inside look at their making practices—from studio inspiration to technologies employed, this half-day intensive will include conversation, images, and demonstrations. (includes a half-hour break for lunch; bring your own or...
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Mar 14 to Mar 16, 2018 | (All day)

Northern Clay Center staff travels to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to participate in the 52nd annual conference held by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) from March 14 - 17. Read more here.
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Mar 31, 2018 | (All day)

Today is the last day to view March Featured Artists in the sales gallery.
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Apr 3 to May 6, 2018 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

Confirmed artists: Birdie Boone, Pattie Chalmers, Sam Chung, Amanda Dobbratz, Jil Franke, Bianka Groves, Guillermo Guardia, AL Holen, Maggie Jaszczak, Tom Jaszczak, Kirk Lyttle, David MacDonald, Ron Meyers, Brenton Pafford, Doug Peltzman, David...

Apr 13, 2018 | 5:00pm

Submit your applications for the Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award today by 5 pm.

Apr 13, 2018 | 5:00pm

Don't forget to get your applications for NCC's Emerging Artist Residencies in today by 5 pm.

Apr 17, 2018 | 6:00pm

McKnight Resident Artist Linda Cordell will present an artist talk on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 6 pm. This presentation is free and open to the public.   Cordell's work, which draws viewers in with the bait of irresistible...

Apr 18, 2018 | 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for the 12th installment of this "show-and-tell” series, featuring Linda Cordell, visiting McKnight artist resident from Pennsylvania, and S.C. Rolf, studio potter from River Falls, Wisconsin. The presenters will each share and discuss...
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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 Join MN NICE students to 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...
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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 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.

Sep 7 to Sep 9, 2018 | (All day)

Save the date for 2018 American Pottery Festival!