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  • Position Title: Volunteer Tour Guide Hours: Part-time volunteer position (avg. 2 - 4 hours/month) Applications accepted through August 7, 2018 This volunteer position at Northern Clay Center provides support services for the education department, by leading tour groups through our facility. POSITION DESCRIPTION Northern Clay Center tour guides connect people of all ages with the ceramic arts. Our tour guide training program features an in-depth course on Minnesota ceramics, historical an…
  • Position Title: Volunteer Tour Guide Hours: Part-time volunteer position (avg. 2 - 4 hours/month) Applications accepted through August 7, 2018 This volunteer position at Northern Clay Center provides support services for the education department, by leading tour groups through our facility. POSITION DESCRIPTION Northern Clay Center tour guides connect people of all ages with the ceramic arts. Our tour guide training program features an in-depth course on Minnesota ceramics, historical an…
  • Position: American Pottery Festival (APF) Intern Reports To: Director of Galleries and Special Events Hours: Part-time, 10 - 20 hours/week between August 6 – August 31; 30 - 40 hours the week of APF, September 4 - 9 (mostly all hours from September 6 – 9); 10 - 20 hours the week of September 10; week of September 17, TBD This is a one-time, short-term, unpaid internship. RESPONSIBILITIES and TENTATIVE SCHEDULE August 6 – 10 Training on non-profit, artist administration processes and proce…
  • Join exhibition liaisons, Tomas J. Daunora, Juss Heinsalu, and Ieva Naglina, and curatorial advisor, Anthony Stellaccio, for a lively discussion about contemporary Baltic ceramics, led by moderator Robert Silberman. This event is held in conjunction with the Under the Black and Baltic Deep exhibition on view at Northern Clay Center, which draws attention to the long history of achievement in ceramics in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, including folk pottery, commercial ware, and sculptural work…
  • Join exhibition liaisons, Tomas J. Daunora, Juss Heinsalu, and Ieva Naglina, and curatorial advisor, Anthony Stellaccio, for a lively discussion about contemporary Baltic ceramics, led by moderator Robert Silberman. This event is held in conjunction with the Under the Black and Baltic Deep exhibition on view at Northern Clay Center, which draws attention to the long history of achievement in ceramics in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, including folk pottery, commercial ware, and sculptural work…
  • Join Northern Clay Center for the 13th installment in this “show and tell” series, featuring NCC’s fall McKnight Artist Resident, Bryan Czibesz, and ceramics lecturer at the University of Minnesota, Priya Thoresen. The presenters will each share and discuss objects from their personal collections that have influenced their own making in the studio. This event is part of NCC's [email protected] series of accessible programs for enjoyment of the ceramic arts, intended for individuals 55 years old or …
  • Come to Northern Clay Center to create your own holiday candle lantern or shadow box out of clay. Candle holders are a great conversation starter and centerpiece for your holiday feast. Bring a friend or a grandchild for this intergenerational event and create some forever memories. This event is part of NCC's [email protected] series of accessible programs for enjoyment of the ceramic arts, intended for individuals 55 years old or greater (and their families). Register online for your free spot.
  • Please join Northern Clay Center for the annual Holiday Open House on the Sunday just before Thanksgiving. Help launch the winter holiday season with cider and Somali coffee, locally-made treats, and enticing shopping in our galleries. Hands-on clay activities and artist demonstrations will both inspire you and capture your attention. Open to all ages. Stay for just a bit or join us for the entire day!
  • Join Northern Clay Center on Tuesday, October 23, at 6 pm for a free lecture on McKnight Artist Resident Bryan Czibesz's work in Northern Clay Center's library. Czibesz will share his technological adventures and demonstrate how hand work remains at the core of his engagement with the world. This event is free and open to the public, but please reserve your seat as space is limited.
  • Learn more about Lithuanian ceramic artist Ieva Bertašiūtė-Grosbaha's work. Bertašiūtė-Grosbaha will be in residence at Northern Clay Center for three weeks in September, making new works for inclusion in "Under the Black and Baltic Deep." Bertašiūtė-Grosbaha is among the contemporary Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia ceramic artists represented in this exhibition. Of her work she says, “My artwork is about searching. I do not intend to find, I do not want to. The process of searching, t…