Northern Clay Center Events Calendar

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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Dec 25, 2017 | (All day)

Northern Clay Center is closed today in observance of the Christmas holiday.
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Dec 31, 2017 | (All day)

Northern Clay Center is closed today in observance of the New Year holiday.
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Jan 1, 2018 | (All day)

Northern Clay Center is closed today in observance of the New Year holiday.
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Jan 3 to Jan 28
, 2018 | (All day)

The palette outside this time of year is decidedly monochrome, so we invite you to immerse yourself in the dense colors and textures of the work of January’s featured artists. Foote-Hutton’s forms personify the approachable and fearsome qualities in...
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Jan 12, 2018 |

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Join us for a marathon of presentations by these eight emerging artists. Click here for more information about the artists. A detailed schedule of talks will be available closer to the date of the event.
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Jan 12, 2018 |

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for the opening reception for Four Jerome Artists & Fogelberg, Red Wing, and Anonymous Artists
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Jan 16, 2018 | 6:00pm

Derek Au will deliver three free presentations at NCC about his work. The first will encompass an overview of his career as part of his McKnight Artist Residency on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 6 pm in NCC’s library. The second is a panel...
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Jan 20, 2018 |

12:00pm to 4:00pm

2017 McKnight Ceramic Artist Fellows Mic Stowell (Minneapolis) and Xilam Balam Ybarra (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...
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Jan 30 to Feb 25
, 2018 | (All day)

The February featured artists’ show opens February 3 (the day before the National Football League’s Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis) with our Annual Chili Cook-off! What better way to celebrate in our gallery than with shot cups from local artists and...
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Jan 30, 2018 |

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Bring your friends and family for a guided tour of the Four Jerome Artists and the Fogelberg, Anonymous Artists, and Red Wing Artist exhibitions, featuring sculpture and pottery from local artists. Following the tour, venture into the education...
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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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Feb 3, 2018 |

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for the 11th Annual Chili Cook-off and stop by the teaching studios to try out the potter's wheel or to whip up a bowl or mug. Stick around for the Chili Cook-off; it’s $5 to eat and free to compete!
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Feb 16, 2018 | 5:00pm

Don't forget to get your apps in for the Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant by 5 pm today!

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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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...
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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.

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!