Ceramics Celebration 2017 Events, Exhibitions, Workshops & Trail Announced

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Contemporary Ceramics, SE Ohio Ceramic Trail Events & Workshops

The newly expanded Ceramics Studio is up and running with a new fall schedule of events, classes and workshops.  We have many activities planned to run along our biennial Contemporary Ceramic 2017 Exhibition to open on September 23-November 19, 2017.  The Exhibition features 30 artists from across the United States and was curated by Brad Schweiger.

The line up of events, workshops, lectures is brought to you by many sponsors including the Ohio Arts Council, Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau and National Endowment for the Arts funding for visiting artists.  We also have many partners is establishing the 2nd Southeast Ohio Ceramic Trail.  Our partners are many and are listed below.  Follow the link for each event, workshop or exhibition to learn more information.

Click Here to Download the Southeast Ohio Ceramic Trail Brochure

Southeast Ohio Ceramic Trail Schedule Of Workshops and Events

September 2017

Sept. 22         

Contemporary Ceramics 2017 Exhibition (September 23-November 19)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm      Artist’s Reception at the Dairy Barn Arts Center

Sept. 22, 23 & Sept. 24

Contemporary Ceramics 2017 Exhibition (September 23-November 19) Opens at The Dairy Barn Arts Center

Hocking Hills Fall Fest with chili cook off, food trucks, lots of great music, activities & much more.

The Hocking Hills Arts & Craftsman Association to the downtown for their 45th annual fall show.
Hours:  Friday 6-10, Saturday 10 – 11, Sunday 11-5 at Artista, 38 W. Main Street, Logan, Ohio 

Sept 23 & 24              

Salt Cellars: The Figure and Vessel as Allegory Workshop  by Richard Nickel Workshop at Dairy Barn Arts Center, 9am – 4pm.  Click Here for more information

Sept. 29                     

Final Fridays on the Square Nelsonville, Ohio

Salt and Pepper Opening at Starbrick Gallery, Nelsonville, 5pm – 9pm

Material Histories Opening Reception at Majestic Galleries

October 2017

Oct. 5             

Contemporary Ceramics by Justin Teilhet opening event at the Zanesville Museum of Art
5:30 – 7:30 pm            Opening reception with complimentary refreshments and live music
6:30 pm                         Gallery Talk by Justin Teilhet in the ZMA’s Great Gallery


Opening of PSZ Clay Center 952 Main Street ( pre-register email to  mitzel@ahoot,org)

First Friday Downtown Zanesville, 5:00pm-8:00pm


Zanesville Prize Award Announcements Seilers’ Studio & Gallery 5:00pm-7:00pm

Oct. 8   

Zanesville Prize Exhibition Opens Seilers’ Studio & Gallery, Zanesville

National Clay Week of October 9-15, 2017

Oct. 9

National Clay Week “Using Handmade” Community Exhibition

Handmade in our homes Online Community Photo Exhibition at www.dairybarn.org

Oct. 10

National Clay Week “Clay Conversations”
12:00 pm – 9:00 pm    Artaxis Artists’ “Live-from-the-Studio” video broadcasts in the Loft at the Dairy Barn Arts Center

Oct. 11

National Clay Week “Collaborations”
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm    Collaborative Clay Project at the Dairy Barn Arts Center

Oct. 12

National Clay Week “Nuts and Bolts”
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Homemade Fare and Handmade Ware, Potluck Dinner

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nuts and Bolts: Inner Workings of Ceramic Studios and our Athens Art Community, ​ Panel Discussion

Oct. 13

National Clay Week “Social Engagement” Materials Histories Symposium 
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Symposium in Mitchell Auditorium, OU School of Art+Design
(Artists presentations,  cross disciplinary panel discussion & roundtable discussions)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm      Reception at the Dairy Barn Arts Center

Oct. 14 & 15  

National Clay Week “National Open Studios”

Regional ceramic artists’ studio tours (visit www.dairybarn.org for lists)

Oct. 15

National Clay Week “National Open Studios” 
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm    National Open Studio Day at the Dairy Barn Arts Center: Wheel Throwing and Raku Demonstrations


Oct. 20

Clay Belt” Day Tour hosted by Mary Jo Bole  7:30 am – approx. 6:30 pm    Tour of history and ceramics departing from the Dairy Barn Arts Center

October 22

Material Histories Exhibition closes at the Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville

Oct. 27           

Tactic II Exhibition Opens at the Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens
Oct 27 – Dec 22, 2017 17 artists
curated by Matthew Mitros

November 2017

November 4th

Rosehill Farm Open Studio Event, 7680 Rosehill Road, Roseville9 am to 4 pm

Farm Tour, Farm to Table Luncheon, Pottery and Weaving Studio and Gallery Opening and Sale  Reservations for Lunch: 740-697-0027

Bill Wilkey Artist’s Lecture —5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the Dairy Barn Arts Center

Nov. 4 & Nov. 5

Focusing on Forms while Elaborating with Surface Workshop
9:00 am – 4:00 pm      Bill Wilkey Workshop at the Dairy Barn Arts Center

Nov. 10          

JumpstART Preschool Program exploring ceramics
10:30–11:30 am at the Zanesville Museum of Art

Nov. 11          

Art Voyagers K3 Program exploring the history of porcelain 
10:30–11:30 am at the Zanesville Museum of Art    

Nov. 12          

Wild Clay Workshop 

Dale Hague’s local clay workshop at the Dairy Barn 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Nov. 18                

Keepsake Boxes, Jennifer Allen Youth Workshop at the Dairy Barn Arts Center, 1:00pm–4:00 pm

Master’s Apprentice 46 grade Program studying ceramicist Justin Teilhet                         10:30–11:30 am at the Zanesville Museum of Art

Zanesville Prize Exhibition Closes, Seilers’ Studio & Gallery, Zanesville

Jennifer Allen Artist’s Lecture5:30–7:00 pm at the Dairy Barn Arts Center

Nov. 19               

Pots with Purpose Demonstration by Jennifer Allen at the Dairy Barn Arts Center
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

November 19

Contemporary Ceramics 2017 Exhibition closes at the Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens

Zanesville Prize Exhibition Award Winners Exhibition Opens, Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville

 December 2017

Dec 22    

Tactic II Exhibition Closes at the Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, Ohio

January 2018

January 13          

Zanesville Prize Exhibition Award Winners Exhibition closes. Zanesville Museum of Art

The Southeast Ceramic Trail is supported and funded by Ohio Arts Council, National Endowment of the Arts, Athens County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Muskingum County Foundation, Hocking Hills Tourism Association, Ohio University Ceramics, Zanesville Museum of Art 


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