Annual event featuring an extraordinary selection of ceramic work in this sale, from functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces to ceramic ornaments and jewelry by more than 60 artists.
The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard will present its annual Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale December 12-15, 2019 in its state-of-the art facility at 224 Western Avenue, Allston, Massachusetts.
More than 60 artists from the Ceramics Program present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work in this sale, from functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces to ceramic ornaments and jewelry. In Gallery 224, the Ceramics Program’s dedicated exhibition space, wheel throwing and hand building demonstrations by exhibiting artists will give visitors the chance to observe the techniques and skills represented by the work. A large display of unique mugs made by each exhibiting artist will also be featured in the gallery, with all proceeds from these special mug sales to support studio needs and scholarships to the Ceramics Program.
The Holiday Show and Sale begins with a festive Opening Reception on Thursday, December 12 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. The Show and Sale continues Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, December 13-15, from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm each day. Admission is free and open to the public.
One address, two events! Over the same dates, the Harvard Ed Portal, located next to the Ceramics Program in the same building, will feature vendors of crafts, artisanal goods, gifts, and fine art, as well as live music, food and drinks for purchase, a beer garden, and more during their Allston-Brighton Winter Market.
Approaching its 50th year, the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard provides a creative studio and laboratory study environment for Harvard students, staff, and faculty, as well as designers, artists, scholars, and scientists from the greater Boston, national and international arenas. Courses, workshops, master classes and special events are offered in the program's 15,500-square-foot studio at 224 Western Avenue in Allston.
For more information or directions, please call 617.495.8680 or visit the Ceramics Program website at www.ofa.fas.harvard.edu/ceramics
The Ceramics Program is wheelchair accessible.
Free and open to the public
Additional time info:
Festive opening reception on Thursday evening from 4-8pm.