Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

Oct 19 to Nov 16
, 2017 | (All day)

The saturated imagery of this month’s featured artists, during a typically eerie time of year, sets a consummate backdrop for late fall. Tom Bartel brings sublime creep with his sculptures that evoke both carny and carnivorous response. Matthew...
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Oct 19, 2017 | 6:00pm

NCC welcomes Alessandro Gallo and Russell Wrankle as visiting artists in conjunction with the Tempered Beasts exhibition.  Gallo and Wrankle will be visiting in conjunction with the exhibition opening and will present artist talks on...
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Oct 20, 2017 |

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for the exhibition reception for Tempered Beasts and Nature/Nurture: Norman Holan and Alisa Holan. The exhibitions will be open September 22 - November 5.
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Oct 27, 2017 |

7:00pm to 10:00pm

Looking for a unique date night activity that is sure to impress your mate? Look no further than NCC's original Clay for Couples. Sign up with your special friend and learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel in a fun and relaxed...
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Oct 28, 2017 |

10:00am to 1:00pm

Make a series of mugs worthy of your favorite hot beverages. Learn how to use a template to create slab-built mugs. Paint your projects with colored slips. Dress for mess! Ages 9+ and all skill levels welcome. The $45 fee is for one adult and one...
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Oct 28, 2017 |

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Make a series of mugs worthy of your favorite hot beverages. Learn how to use a template to create slab-built mugs. Paint your projects with colored slips. Dress for mess! Ages 9+ and all skill levels welcome. The $45 fee is for one adult and one...
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Nov 1, 2017 |

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for the 11th installment in this “show and tell” series, featuring NCC’s fall McKnight Resident Artist Kosmas Ballis and 2016 McKnight Fellow Nicolas Darcourt. The presenters will each share and discuss objects from their personal...
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Nov 4, 2017 |

10:00am to 1:00pm

Get ready for the upcoming holidays by creating unique tableware. Make a one-of-a kind serving tray, fanciful candy dish, or table decorations to accent your next meal. Use basic handbuilding techniques to create your projects and colored slips to...
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Nov 4, 2017 |

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Get ready for the upcoming holidays by creating unique tableware. Make a one-of-a kind serving tray, fanciful candy dish, or table decorations to accent your next meal. Use basic handbuilding techniques to create your projects and colored slips to...
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Nov 5, 2017 |

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Make your own dish in the shape of a leaf or use autumn leaves as a stencil for decorating your terracotta dishes. Make a set of three that can be used for candy, spoon-rests, or soap dishes, to name just a few uses. This is a great afternoon...
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Nov 10, 2017 |

7:00pm to 10:00pm

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 and messy introduction to clay. $30 fee includes instruction and materials for one adult. Students can...
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Nov 11, 2017 |

9:00am to 4:00pm

Spend the day learning two unique handbuilding methods to add to your toolbox. Learn to make brick-like, rectangular shapes using a set of coddle boards and brick-making methods. Learn to handbuild tubular shapes using a series of dowels. Brick and...
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Nov 17, 2017 |

7:00pm to 10:00pm

Looking for a unique date night activity that is sure to impress your mate? Look no further than NCC's original Clay for Couples. Sign up with your special friend and learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel in a fun and relaxed...
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Nov 19, 2017 |

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Save the Date! Please join us for our annual Holiday Open House the Sunday just before Thanksgiving. Help us launch the winter holiday season with cider and Somali coffee, locally-made treats, and enticing shopping in our galleries. Hands-on clay...

Nov 25 to Nov 26
, 2017 |
2:00pm to 5:00pm

We will focus on the meaning of creating a “good mug” by examining mugs you have made in the past or mugs that you use everyday from your cupboard. YES! Bring a couple to class with you for our opening discussion. We will question the functional and...
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Dec 9, 2017 |

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Looking for that special addition to your holiday diorama? Come create a gingerbread house out of clay with one of NCC’s teaching artists. Bring a friend or a grandchild for this intergenerational event and create some forever memories. ...
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Feb 3, 2018 |

1:00pm to 5:00pm

What better way to warm your February day than to taste over 25 different versions of homemade chili and vote for your favorite?! We promise creative competitors, fair judges in several categories, opportunities to play in clay, and wheel-throwing...
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