Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

Dec 25, 2019 | (All day)

NCC is closed in observation of Christmas Day.
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Dec 25, 2019 | (All day)

NCC is closed in observation of Christmas Day.
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Dec 31, 2019 | (All day)

NCC is closed in observance of New Year's Eve Day
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Jan 1, 2020 | (All day)

NCC is closed for New Year's Day
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Jan 3, 2020 | (All day)

January Featured Artists: Butch Holden, Tom Jaszczak, Colleen Riley opens online and in store. View and buy the work here.

Jan 9, 2020 | 6:00pm

Join Director of Learning & Artist Services, Kyle Rudy-Kohlhepp from 6 pm to learn more about Artist Grants, Fellowships, and Residencies at NCC AND the MN NICE Program! If you are interested in having a presentation at your...

Jan 10, 2020 | 4:00pm

Hear the artists of Emerging Artist Grant Recipients discuss their work in this ever-popular round of talks. Book your seat here after November 19. Spots fill quickly!

Jan 10, 2020 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for the opening reception of Emerging Artist Grant Recipients. Exhibiting artists will discuss their work in the NCC library at 4 pm.

Jan 21, 2020 | 6:00pm

Join us on Tuesday, January 21, at 6 pm, when Visiting McKnight Artist Resident Rebecca Chappell will present a free lecture in NCC’s library on her work and life. Read more about Chappell here. Register for your free spot here.

Jan 25, 2020 | 12:00pm to 4:30pm

2019 McKnight Ceramic Artist Fellows Kelly Connole (Northfield) & Guillermo Guardia (St. Paul) will each give a presentation about their work and development as an artist, and then share two hours of studio time, showing their techniques and...

Jan 28, 2020 | 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Bring your friends and family for a guided tour of Emerging Artist Grant Recipients, featuring sculpture and pottery from local artists and recent recipients of NCC’s artist grants. Following the tour, venture into the studios for a free...

Feb 1, 2020 | (All day)

February Featured Artists: Casey Beck, Matt Kelleher, David Swenson, Lars Voltz opens online and in store. View and buy the work here.

Feb 1, 2020 | 1:00pm to 4:00pm

What better way to warm a February day than to taste one-of-a-kind, homemade chilis and vote for your favorite?! We’re bringing back our Cornbread Competition and Brownie Bake-off too. Bring an appetite and a curious palate! We promise creative...

Feb 4, 2020 | 10:00am

Summer Clay Camp registration begins Tuesday, February 4 at 10 am. Register the kiddos for a summer clay adventure! Check out our listing here.

Feb 10, 2020 | 5:00pm

The Jerome Foundation has supported emerging ceramic artists from Minnesota since 1990. The Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant program recognizes Minnesota ceramic artists at relatively early stages in their careers, as they accomplish short-term,...

Feb 11, 2020 | 10:00am

Spring class registration begins Tuesday, February 11 at 10 am. Register early or you may find your favorite class is full! Check out our listing here.

Feb 14 to Feb 15, 2020 | (All day)

Roses are red, violets are blue, our pots are hot, and so are you! We’ve got you covered this Valentine’s Day with a weekend full of workshop opportunities. Register early for this popular pottery experience. You will cover the basics of throwing...
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Feb 20, 2020 | 6:00pm

Join 2019 Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant recipient Lynn Wadsworth and a panel of local artists as they discuss the intersections of art, craft, handicraft, and women’s work. This panel discussion will examine work and objects of the...
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Mar 6, 2020 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us to celebrate the opening of our exhibitions Triaxial Blends and It's Still Political: Gender, Sexuality, and Queerness in Contemporary Ceramics

Apr 17, 2020 | 5:00pm

The Emerging Artist Residency program encompasses two unique Fellowships, designed to provide up to three ceramic artists with an opportunity to be in residence for one year at Northern Clay Center, where they can develop their own work, as well as...

Apr 17, 2020 | 5:00pm

The Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award (WMAA), founded in 2014, provides an opportunity for students and emerging artists to continue their ceramic research and education for a period of up to twelve consecutive months within the grant year, further...

May 5, 2020 | 10:00am

Summer class registration begins Tuesday, May 5 at 10 am. Register early or you may find your favorite class is full! Check out our listing here.

May 22, 2020 | 5:00pm

In its 23rd year of programming, the McKnight Artist Fellowship for Ceramic Artists will support outstanding Minnesota ceramic artists who identify with any methodology: functional, sculptural, relational—all techniques are welcome. The intent of...

May 22, 2020 | 5:00pm

The McKnight Artist Residency for Ceramic Artists program, in its 23rd year at NCC, intends to recognize and support mid-career ceramic artists whose work demonstrates exceptional artistic merit and who have already proven their abilities in the...

Aug 4, 2020 | 10:00am

Fall class registration begins Tuesday, August 4 at 10 am. Register early or you may find your favorite class is full! Check out our listing here.