Monday, October 14, 2013

GET ALL FIRED UP FOR A WEEKEND OF FUN @ BALTIMORE CLAYWORKS

Fire sculpture created by Evan, a  young man participating in the clay programming that takes place at Tuerk House.

AUTUMN BLAZE FIRE FESTIVAL
WHEN: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19,  6-9 PM
WHERE:
Classroom & Studio Building, 5706 Smith Ave.
ADMISSION: $5 members, $10 non-members, $15 at the door.
Food and drinks sold separately.

Please join us for an evening festival featuring a beer garden located by the roaring flames of our wood kiln, the Clay Olympics, a Cup for a Class Cup-a-thon, live music by Letitia VanSant and the Bonafides, a Raku firing demo, food and fire dancers! The Clay Olympics will challenge guests to perform unique feats out of clay—will you be the one to throw the tallest cylinder or pull the longest handle? Find out and then enjoy food, beverages and music while learning about raku firing from ceramic artists firing new work! Proceeds from this fundraiser will support the artistic and educational programming at Baltimore Clayworks. Click here for more information.

Tickets can be purchased through www.baltimoreclayworks.org or by calling 410.578.1919 x10.


STUDENT SALE AND OPEN STUDIO TOUR!

WHEN: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19

STUDENT SALE,  1-5 PM

See the work created by student artists and have the opportunity to purchase functional and sculptural ceramics. This is a great opportunity to take home some lovely ceramics at a great price, plus a portion of the proceeds will go towards supporting Clayworks' artistic and educational programming.  Shoppers who plan to stay for the festival will receive a coupon* with your purchase to enjoy a beverage during the happy hour from 5-6PM before the festival starts!  *Valid only with paid admission to the Fire Festival.

OPEN STUDIO TOUR,  1-4 PM

Baltimore Clayworks is happy to announce that we'll be participating in BOPA's School 33 Art Center's Open Studio Tour! This annual city-wide event gives collectors and art lovers the opportunity to visit the studios of visual artists. While visiting Baltimore Clayworks' resident artists' studios, you'll have the opportunity to meet several of our resident artists, see their studio space and artwork, as well as get a glimpse into their working process.   


CHILIBREW VII

WHEN: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 7-10 PM
WHERE:
2640 ST. PAUL STREET, BALTIMORE, 21218

The BaltiBrew homebrew club is hosting its annual Charitably Charmin' ChiliBrew! It's an informal, semi annual charity homebrew competition and chili cook off benefiting Station North Tool Library, Bikemore and Gather Baltimore.

Come by and visit the Baltimore Clayworks table—we'll be selling some ceramics and other good stuff!  For details about the event click here.

MAKE YOUR OWN BEER STEIN!

Interested in making your very own beer stein to take with you to festivals such as this? Well you can! In just one day, and in three hours—you can create your own ceramic vessel to drink your favorite homebrew in. Sign up for this beer stein workshop taking place at Baltimore Clayworks on Saturday, October 26. Our very own beer connoisseur, Mary Cloonan will be your instructor.