The 13th Annual Self-Guided Ceramics Studio Tour to Take Over Metro Phoenix This Weekend
Jeff Reich's Encroaching Night (2012) is glazed stoneware.
If you've ever found yourself gazing into the bottom of your cereal bowl wondering just how it came to be, you're in luck. The 13th Annual Self-Guided Ceramics Studio Tour will offer a behind-the-scenes look at 14 ceramics studios scattered across the Phoenix metro area on Saturday and Sunday, February 22 and 23.
The two-day event, put on by ASU Art Museum's Ceramics Research Center, features a variety of exhibitions and live demonstrations free of charge.
Sandy Blain's Dot Sphere No. 4.
This year's tour will feature the work of 48 professional ceramic artists and seven ASU ceramics graduate students. The artwork itself comes in all shapes and sizes, both functional and sculptural.
The All-Star Comedy Explosion
TicketsSat., Apr. 15, 8:00pm
An American in Paris
TicketsTue., Apr. 18, 7:30pm
Rancho Solano Preparatory School: Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
TicketsThu., Apr. 27, 7:00pm
Beauty and the Beast by Ballet Etudes
TicketsSat., Apr. 29, 2:00pm
Thunder From Down Under
TicketsThu., May. 4, 8:00pm
Throughout the weekend, studios will be holding live demonstrations of wheel throwing, hand-building, and glazing techniques. For a full list of demo times and locations, consult the official tour poster.
The Ceramics Research Center itself is in the process of relocating to the Brickyard on Mill Avenue. The first exhibition in the new space will go up next month.
The 13th Annual Self-Guided Ceramics Studio Tour will take place on February 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free of charge. For a map of participating studio locations and demonstration times, visit asuartmuseum.asu.edu.
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