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MNWCA News: Cannon River Clay Tour & more

First Annual Cannon River Clay Tour! 

June 18th & 19th, 2016

The ceramic artists of the Northfield area invite you to join us Father’s Day weekend for our first annual Cannon River Clay tour. Hosted by 10 local clay artists and featuring 11 guest artists from around the country, this self-guided studio tour and sale will include a wide range of ceramic work. The four stops on the tour all surround the beautiful community of Northfield, MN located just 40 miles south of the Twin Cities.

Linda Arbuckle and Kip O’Krongly at Northern Clay Center

Demonstration and hands on workshop:
Thursday – Friday, September 8th & 9th, 9am – 5pm

MNWCA is again partnering with Northern Clay Center during the American Pottery Festival! Treat yourself with two intensive days of decorating, designing, and dining with two fabulously talented potters who utilize myriad functional forms and surfaces.  Lunch included both days. Only four spots are held at the MNWCA rate, so make sure to sign up early!

Workshop Fee:
NCC Member or MNWCA Member – $200
non Member – $225

To register:


Save the date for our fifth annual Wise Women APF Panel! 

The panel is getting an upgrade this year – we’ll be in Studio B and get to start at 9am on Saturday, September 10th!  This promises to be a lively discussion (as always!) between some of the stellar women artists exhibiting in the American Pottery Festival this year.  Our fantastic 2016 line up includes:

  • Sarah Chenoweth Davis
  • Heather Nameth Bren
  • Mikey Walsh
  • Julia Walther

Cost to attend the panel is $5, but if you’re an active MNWCA member get in for FREE! Light breakfast refreshments will be served.  We hope you can join us for this ever-popular event!