Fall 2016

2017 Apr 04

Visiting Artist Lecture with Katherine Hackl

5:30pm to 6:30pm


Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134


Presented by: Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard Katherine Hackl

Join us in welcoming Katherine Hackl for a lecture on her stunning vessel and tile work. Hackl recently moved to Boston from Lambertville, New Jersey where she has maintained her pottery and tile studio for over 20 years. She is currently a studio artist at Mudflat Studios, in addition to her ongoing studio work in New Jersey.

This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, email Kathy King, Director of Education at kking@fas.harvard.edu or sign up below.


2017 Apr 21

Visiting Artist Workshop with John Oles

10:00am to 5:00pm


Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

John OlesPresented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Workshop Description:

This workshop is designed for those who seek to expand their vocabulary of ceramic forms and techniques, break out of a rut, or inject some new energy into an uninspired studio practice. We will explore techniques used to create wheel thrown and altered pieces based on traditional pottery forms, combined with hand built elements to construct unique functional and sculptural vessels in porcelain. Techniques as stretching, altering and darting, and the use of found objects to apply texture. Throughout the workshop, participants are encouraged to engage in an open dialogue and presentation of sources of inspiration, as well as the significance of the hand made object in the context of contemporary material culture.

2017 Jun 01

Architectural Ceramics Course at Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds

4:00pm to 6:00pm


Historic Durant_Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Avenue, Newton, MA 02458

Presented by: Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Historic Newton's Durant-Kenrick House and GroundsAllison Newsome

Explore striking sculptures created from ceramic pieces stacked together. Students in the Architectural Ceramics course at the Ceramics Program- Office for the Arts at Harvard use architecture as well as the Historic Newton's Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds as inspiration for forms that may combine the human figure, animals, fruit or flowers. This show is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts 2017.

Enjoy viewing these intricate works of art while you stroll through the park. Free. The show runs May 13 through June 10.
Artist reception: Thursday, June 1, 4 p.m.