Workshops

  1. Six McKnight Artists: Tour and Hands-On Workshops

    Friday, 1 - 3 pm
    14-Jul
    Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist
    Bring a friend or a family member for a 30-minute tour of the exhibition Six McKnight Artists, featuring artwork of two, 2016 Minnesota McKnight Fellowship recipients, and four past McKnight Resident artists. Learn More
    $0.00

  2. Using the Grid: Form Meets Pattern

    Saturday, 9 am - 4 pm
    30-Sep
    Instructor: Richelle Soper
    This workshop will emphasize the combination of form and pattern, using the grid to structure pattern-making in way of low-relief carving, through specific demonstrations while encouraging play. Using basic slab construction, participants will explore the relationship between function and formal aesthetics. Soper will demonstrate unexpected ways of creating pattern. Learn More
    $80.00

  3. Crafterdark Pottery Workshop

    Friday, 7 - 10 pm
    29-Sep
    Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist
    Bring your creative friends and make a few new ones as you learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel. Learn More
    $30.00

  4. Clay for Couples Pottery Workshop

    Friday, 7 - 10 pm
    17-Nov
    Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist
    Sign up with your special friend and learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel in a fun and relaxed environment. Learn More
    $65.00

  5. Clay for Couples Pottery Workshop

    Friday, 7 - 10 pm
    27-Oct
    Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist
    Sign up with your special friend and learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel in a fun and relaxed environment. Learn More
    $65.00

  6. Clay for Couples Pottery Workshop

    Friday, 7 - 10 pm
    6-Oct
    Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist
    Sign up with your special friend and learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel in a fun and relaxed environment. Learn More
    $65.00

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  7. Crafterdark Pottery Workshop

    Friday, 7 - 10 pm
    10-Nov
    Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist
    Bring your creative friends and make a few new ones as you learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel. Learn More
    $30.00

  8. All About Mugs

    Saturday and Sunday, 2 - 5 pm
    November 25 - 26
    Instructor: Risa Nishiguchi
    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. We will question the functional and decorative qualities of a simple everyday object. Learn More
    $90.00

  9. Crafternoon Pottery Workshop

    Saturday, 2 - 5 pm
    14-Oct
    Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist
    Bring your creative friends and make a few new ones as you learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel. Learn More
    $30.00

  10. ART@HAND Holiday Open House

    Sunday, 12 - 4 pm
    19-Nov
    Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist
    Our 27th annual Holiday Open House features artist demonstrations, a free hands-on workshop, tasty refreshments, and fabulous holiday shopping opportunities. Learn More
    $0.00

  11. Leaf Dishes

    Sunday, 1 - 4 pm
    5-Nov
    Instructor: Glynnis Lessing
    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. Learn More
    $30.00

  12. The Hot Seat - Kiln Firing 101

    Saturday, 9 am - 6 pm
    14-Oct
    Instructor: Audra Smith
    Learn the basics of firing your own kiln in this one-day workshop. Learn More
    $90.00

  13. Bricks and Tubes

    Saturday, 9 am - 4 pm
    11-Nov
    Instructor: Brittany Trushin
    Learn to make brick-like, rectangular shapes using a set of coddle boards and brick-making methods. And learn to handbuild tubular shapes using a series of dowels. Brick and tubes can become building blocks for larger sculptures or used in the construction of architecturally inspired vessels and pottery. Learn More
    $80.00

  14. Clay Gingerbread Houses

    Saturday, 2 - 4 pm
    9-Dec
    Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist
    Come create a gingerbread house out of clay with one of NCC’s teaching artists. Learn More
    $0.00

  15. The Hot Seat - Electric Kiln Firing 101

    Saturday, 1 - 4 pm
    14-Oct
    Instructor: Brittany Trushin
    Learn the basics of firing your own kiln in this one-day workshop. Learn More
    $45.00

  16. Movie Night: Craft in America: Crossroads

    Tuesday, 6 - 7 pm
    22-Aug
    Instructor: NCC Teaching Artist
    Everyone is welcome to join us for a screening of Craft in America: Crossroads. Learn More
    $0.00

  17. Documenting Your Work: Adobe Lightroom

    Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm
    7-Oct
    Instructor: John Morse
    ,This one-day seminar will cover basic tips for better, more consistent pottery photography; an overview of basic image correction, organization, and publishing tools within Lightroom and a review of aesthetic considerations when photographing your work." Learn More
    $50.00

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