You always have opportunities to utilize ceramic art in your daily life, but it’s especially true during these last few months of the year. Enjoy serving trays and bowls for your own dinner table. Share a mug & your favorite cider recipe with someone in your life who deserves a warm thank you. Take the time to choose a memorable gift for the friend or loved one who is traditionally impossible to impress and will now smile whenever they think of you.
We can help you choose the perfect present, giftwrap for you, and even ship!
Participating artists: Adrienne Eliades | Amy Von Bargen | Andy Bissonette | Austin Riddle | Beth Lo | Bianka Goves | Birdie Boone | Brent Pafford | Ernest Gentry | Gary Erickson | Gillan Doty | Gruchalla Rosetti Pottery | Ian Petrie | Janel Jacobson | Jason Bige Burnett | Jeffrey Oestreich | Kent McLaughlin | Kevin Wilcoxson | Kurt Brian Webb | Lazare Rottach | Lisa Buck | Lydia Johnson | Marty Fielding | Matt Repsher | Nathan Bray | Sam Chung | Sarah Chenoweth Davis | Stephanie DeArmond | Sue Tirrell | Suze Lindsay | Tricia Schmidt
shop for gifts
- Pots from over 60 year round NCC artists
- Work by more than 24 special guest artists
- Handmade clay tools and ceramic jewelry
- Gift wrapping available
Join us in creating good holiday cheer, feeding your creative spirit, and celebrating the opening of the Holiday and MN NICE Graduates Exhibitions.
create with clay
Arctic animals and candy-colored birds are just some of the hands-on clay projects at this year’s Open House. All projects will be fired and ready to give as gifts by December 5.
eat, drink, & be merry!
Let us take care of you with treats, hot cider, and Somali coffee (from Capital Café!). Then mingle & try your hand at the pottery wheel in our studios. (Get here early to sign up for a spot!)
Members Holiday Benefits
Members Only check-out line during the open house — move to the front of the line, and remember to use your member discount!
Share your member discount with a friend! Bring a friend through the Members Only check-out line during the Holiday Open House, and they will receive your discount as well.
Holiday Mug 2017
This year’s holiday mugs were created by a local favorite, Janel Jacobson, and a gem from the East Coast, Kevin Wilcoxson.
Each mug is giftwrapped and includes the artist’s favorite mug-worthy recipe! It’s the perfect gift for corporate clients, friends, teachers, coaches, family, or your very own mug collection!