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2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
612.339.8007 http://www.northernclaycenter.org

October 2020

McKnight Resident Artist Lecture: Pattie Chalmers

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Free

Join NCC virtually on Tuesday, October 20, at 6 pm CT, where McKnight Resident Artist Pattie Chalmers will present a free lecture on her work and life. About the artist: Utilizing a variety of approaches during the making process, Chalmers works to create tableaux as an expression of a two-dimensional narrative space made three-dimensional. With fabrications depicting a shrinking of the distance between fact and fiction, her works visualize accounts from varying experiences that are amalgamated to reflect the flux…

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Looking & Learning

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Join NCC for the 15th installment of this "show-and-tell” series, featuring Pattie Chalmers, visiting McKnight Artist Resident and professor and head of ceramics at University of Southern Illinois at Carbondale; Rhonda Willers, a maker, author, and educator; and Heather Nameth Bren, a maker and professor at Bethel University. The presenters will each share and discuss objects from their personal collections that have inspired and influenced their making. This event will provide a glimpse into the lives and stories of each…

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Gender/Power Workshop with Maya Ciarrocchi & Kris Grey

October 29 @ 5:30 pm - October 30 @ 8:30 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Exploring the myriad ways that authority reinforces gender injustice, this two-day interactive and conversation-based workshop will meet remotely with artists Maya Ciarrocchi and Kris Grey. Drawing from shared stories centered around experiences of privilege or discrimination based on people’s perceptions of our bodies, the experiential workshop will map recurring themes to translate into gestures and a composition of movement. Maya Ciarrocchi and Kris Grey are exhibiting artist in the exhibition, VOTE!. Learn more about the exhibition: https://www.northernclaycenter.org/exhibition/vote

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November 2020

Clay for Couples

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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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 significant other and learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel in a fun and relaxed environment. Already attended a session? Sign up again and take your skills to the next level. The $80 fee includes instruction, materials, and firings for two adults. Completed pieces will be ready to pick up about…

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Clay Candy Container

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Free

Come to NCC to create your own candy jar out of clay. Among other wintery treats to be enjoyed, many families have that special sugary little something that lives on coffee tables or counters. That sneaky bit of sweet between meals will be even more enjoyable coming from a handmade vessel. Bring your favorite someone for this intergenerational event and create some forever memories. Register for your free spot: https://store.northernclaycenter.org/clay-candy-container.html

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Holiday Open House

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Free

Please join us at Northern Clay Center for our annual Holiday Open House. Help us launch the winter holiday season with socially-distanced shopping in our galleries. Hands-on clay activities and artist demonstrations will both inspire you and capture your attention. We invite you to sign up for a visit online to ensure we maintain attendance throughout the event at a level that facilitates proper social distancing. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Learn more: https://www.northernclaycenter.org/calendar/event/holiday-open-house-0 Visit the Holiday Exhibition for…

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Crafternoon Pottery Workshop

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Bring your friends and make a few new ones and get creative as you learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel. This three-hour workshop is a fun and messy introduction to clay. The $40 fee includes instruction and materials for one adult. Students can expect to make three to five pots and decorate them using colorful slips and textures. Your pots will be ready to pick up after approximately two weeks. Register here: https://store.northernclaycenter.org/crafternoon-pottery-workshop-32144318.html

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