October 1, 2018

Happy October!

As fall rolls in bringing cooler weather for most of the country, we hope you are gearing up for National Clay Week!  We still have a week to sign up for NCW Open Studios so that you can host your event during our celebration! We would love to have you or...

August 6, 2018


Ceramics are broadly defined as “inorganic, nonmetallic materials that exhibit such useful properties as high strength and hardness, high melting temperatures, chemical inertness, and low thermal and electrical conductivity but that also display brit...

February 11, 2018

Catch our 2017 partner Clementine Porcelain's interview on their Plate Project in the March 2018 copy of Ceramics Monthly! Congrats to Tracy and Jesse!

January 1, 2018

Happy New Years!! National Clay Week would like to wish each and everyone of you the best in 2018! Thank you for being part of helping us celebrate clay for the past two years, we are so looking forward to what 2018 holds. Cheers!

We dipped our toes into the world of ce...

October 19, 2017

So many thank you's are owed. Thank you to all our partners in making National Clay Week 2017 happen: Carole Epp and The Crafted Dish team, Brian Harper and ArtAxis, Clementine Porcelain, Manchester Craft Guild Youth and Arts, Shoji Satake, West Virginia University Cer...

October 5, 2017

National Clay Week 2017: Community starts Monday, October 9. You can find all the action on Facebook and Instagram, or check out the links on each day's page here. 

Here's a quick last minute rundown:

Monday: Using Handmade with The Crafted Dish

  • Purchase a copy of The...

September 7, 2017

Along with our Clementine Porcelain collaboration (read about it here) For those who missed it earlier, we're also teaming up with the Manchester Craftman's Guild Youth & Arts program out of Pittsburgh. Ceramic and graphic design students will be collaborating, and we...

August 30, 2017

Announcing, your 2017 Artaxis/National Clay Week Conversations artists! This year's event will be titled "Artaxis Conversations: 24 artists, 16 countries, 12 hours." The final schedule, a form to submit your questions, along with links to where and how to participate i...

August 10, 2017

Not too much longer now until it’s National Clay Week 2017! For our final blog countdown, we’re going to go back through what’s happening each day and give some sneak peeks at the great content we have been working on together. Up first, Monday’s Using Handmade project...

August 3, 2017

National Clay Week 2017 October 9-15; We’re counting down! Are you getting ready?

A map of participating studios can be found at NationalClayWeek.org/OpenStudios. If you are interested in joining the event as a maker, there’s still time to sign up- join us and 46 studio...

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