Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

May 24, 2019 | 5:00pm

In its 22nd 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 award is...

May 24, 2019 | 5:00pm

The McKnight Artist Residency for Ceramic Artists program, in its 22nd 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...

May 27 to Jun 1, 2019 | (All day)

Last day to throw, work wet, trim, and work leatherhard for 5-week classes on your class day, May 27 - June 1. All of your work must be on a labeled greenware cart by the end of your class this week. Last day to trim and work...
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May 27, 2019 | (All day)

All pink chalked work left on the bisqueware carts will be discarded at 12 pm, noon. Not registered for a class? Sign up here! View all upcoming education deadlines here.
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May 27, 2019 | (All day)

NCC studios and galleries will be closed today in observation of Memorial Day
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May 27, 2019 | (All day)

NCC studios and galleries will be closed today in observation of Memorial Day
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Jun 2, 2019 | 4:00pm

Last day to view May Featured Artists: Dobbratz, Gruetzmacher, Lang, Schwartzkopf, Shaughnessy.  View and buy the work here.
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Jun 3 to Jun 8, 2019 | (All day)

Last day to glaze for ALL CLASSES, June 3 - 8. All work must be glazed by the end of your last class. Not registered for a class? Sign up here! View all upcoming education deadlines here.
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Jun 4, 2019 | 10:00am

June’s featured artists offer to adorn your table, your home, your person. Add a certain serenity to your repast with the functional wares of Groves and Swanson and sate your serene tendencies or your down-to-earth tastes. Each artist brings their...
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Jun 21, 2019 | 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Northern Clay Center is hosting a gathering in honor of the late Warren MacKenzie. Join us Friday, June 21, from 5 – 7 pm in NCC’s galleries for an evening of fellowship, intimate conversations with friends old and new, and a celebration of the...

Jul 2, 2019 | 10:00am

July’s featured artists embody what thrills and excites us in the clay community, the future of skilled and mindfully handmade objects and their makers. These artists are students, or recent graduates, of ceramics programs that influence and...
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Jul 4, 2019 | (All day)

Northern Clay Center will be closed today in observation of Independence Day.
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Jul 13, 2019 | 10:00am to 6:00pm

Come celebrate the summer season and the opening of NCC’s annual exhibition Six McKnight Artists. Join our community of clay lovers for an afternoon open house on Saturday, July 13, from 1 – 4 pm. See the works of talented mid-career artists...

Jul 16, 2019 | 6:00pm

Join us on Tuesday, July 16, at 6 pm, when Leandra Urrutia will present a free lecture in NCC’s library on her work and life. Read more about Urrutia here. Register for your free spot here.

Aug 4, 2019 | 4:00pm

Last day to view July Featured Artists: New to the Scene. View and buy the work here.
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Aug 6, 2019 | 10:00am

Please join us in August, the Sunday of Summer, for a show that centers around stories told through clay. Jadoonath brings lyrics and daily happenings to life through carving and sculptural elements in his functional wares. Kraemer uses layers and...
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Sep 1, 2019 | 4:00pm

Last day to view August Featured Artists: Jadoonath, Kraemer, Wert. View and buy the work here.
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Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2019 | 6:00pm to 2:30pm

Ceramic artists from across the country will converge on Minneapolis to offer their wares and share glimpses of their studio practice, focusing on critical insight and technical information. In panel discussions, artist talks, demonstrations, and...

Sep 6, 2019 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Members Preview and Confab with the Artists, 5 – 6 pm NCC's Party of the Year! Passed appetizers, a cash bar, and the first look at over a thousand amazing pots. APF is NCC’s largest annual fundraiser. Money raised at APF goes to support the...