Community Day

 

We are hosting a Community Day Saturday, October 19th! Come by from 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. for hands-on demos and activities with professional artists, studio/gallery tours, and our signature Kiln Cafe! Join the excitement of afternoon ClayLympics while area competitors face off in an absurd decathalon of clay, culminating in a potluck and our annual Resident Artist presentations.

Saturday, October 19th
10 A.m. to 8 P.M.

At

belger Crane Yard Studios
2011 Tracy Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64108

Schedule of Events:

10am - 2pm: Artist Demonstrations in the Main Studio space

2:30pm: Check-In for Claylympics Teams

3pm - 5pm: CLAYLYMPICS!

5pm: Potluck dinner; all are welcome!

6pm: RezPrez - the annual Artists in Residence slide presentations


Claylympics

Would you like to participate in ClayLympics? If you want to cheer and jeer, come watch the spectacle from 3-5pm as artists compete in events such as “Tallest Blindfolded Thrown Vessel”. If you want to participate, compose a team of 2-8 members and create a team name. Awards will be given for individual challenges, team score, and best team uniform.
Here are a few more Challenges:

  • Tallest Coil Pot

  • 60 sec. Pinch Pot

  • Longest Blindfolded Unbroken Coil

  • Slip Bucket Blindfolded relay

  • Tallest Blindfolded Thrown Vessel

  • “Kobe” event – most tools made into bucket

  • Obstacle Course

  • Partner Throwing (One Hand from each person)

  • And more!

Email team name and member names to Career Residents Elaine Buss and Kate Schroeder at residents@belgerartscenter.org before October 12th to register.

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Volunteers

Would you like to volunteer to help us make this a great event for everyone?! We will have many opportunities and need lots of hands to make this day happen. Everything from throwing demos, to ClayLympics score-keepers, to smiling faces are needed for assisting. Click this link to see a list of how you can help or email the Career Residents, Elaine Buss and Kate Schroeder, at residents@belgerartscenter.org for more information.