Pairings
Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Pairings

  • Opening Reception on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 6-9 PM at the Clay Center, 135 Main St.
  • The show will be in the Clay Center gallery from Friday, March 2, 2018 through March 30, 2018.

The Carbondale Clay Center presents Pairings, an annual event centered on pairing the handmade cup with the handcrafted beverage. Featuring handmade ceramic cups, created by more than 30 local and national artists and beverages from a selection of distinguished Colorado distilleries, wineries and brewers, as well as other non-alcoholic beverage makers.

The community is invited to choose a cup to purchase and “pair it” with tastings of handcrafted beverages donated by event sponsors including Marble Distillery, Roaring Fork Beer Company, Suerte Tequila, Rhumba Girl Liquors, Capitol Creek Brewery, Bonfire Coffee, Carbondale Beerworks and Elevated Elixirs.

Pairings takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at the Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St. Two drink tickets are included with the purchase of a cup or sold separately for $5 each. Cups will range from $30-$100. For more information call 970-963-2529.

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Couples Night at the Carbondale Clay Center!
Feb
14
6:00 PM18:00

Couples Night at the Carbondale Clay Center!

Ever seen Ghost and wish you could be Demi? NOW YOU CAN.

Partner up and experience the wheel like never before. Join us for a night of romantic fun, using the wheel with your date to create an unforgettable piece of pottery. Create and Paint your piece all while enjoying wine, chocolates, fruits and cheeses, listening to romantic music, with a projection of the movie Ghost playing in the background.

$50 per couple (includes instruction, materials, firings, beverages and snacks). Reserve a one hour time slot on the pottery wheel (6-7 pm or 7-8 pm), and stay after to paint your work, snack, and enjoy the atmosphere. Pieces made will be ready for pick up 2 weeks after event. 

Call (1-970-963-2529) or email us (info@carbondaleclay.org) to reserve your seat! 

Reservations Necessary - A minimum of four couples per time slot, is needed to run the event - Should the event not run, you will be notified 24 hours prior to event.

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Nomadic Hands
Feb
2
to Feb 20

Nomadic Hands

Opening February 16, 2018 from 6-8 PM.

The exhibition will be shown in the gallery from February 2, 2018 to February 23, 2018.

The Nomadic Hands show is an exhibition of work from the Artstream Nomadic Gallery. The Artstream Nomadic Gallery, founded by Alleghany Meadows, is a traveling exhibition space housed in a restored 1967 Airstream trailer. Touring since 2002,  over the past 15 years it has exhibited in more than 150 locations, from Los Angeles to New York, Houston to Minneapolis. It is based in Carbondale, CO. Artstream has exhibited work by more than 150 national, international, and emerging ceramic artists.

Kaityn Getz, curator of the show and assistant to Alleghany Meadows, writes in her curator's stament that "[...] Alleghany Meadows, has been “behind the wheel” for fifteen years, bringing emerging artists onto the team with him. This exposure is invaluable for the artists and a unique way to be engaged in the ceramics community. This group of artists represents a wide range of craftspeople with incredible work. Its been a pleasure working for the Artstream team and I feel honored to be included in this lineage of makers."

The show will be featuring 14 artists who have, over the past 15 years, all helped to elevate the Artstream to where it is today. These artists are Steven Colby, Tyler Bopp, John Cohorst, Ryan Burch, Justin Donofrio, Jessi Maddocks, Sam Harvey, Lyla Meher Arenfeld, Avi Arenfeld, Kaitlyn Getz, Molly Berger, Brooke Cashion, Angus Graham and Alleghany Meadows. The show is dedicated to the memory of Angus Graham, one of the first Artstream team members, who passed away in 2017. 

The opening will take place Friday, February 16, 2018 from 6-8 PM. Rhumba Girl will be donating wine, and there will be appetizers provided. Jay Phillips and Eden Marsh are sponsoring the "Nomadic Hands" gallery opening.

Artstream works to educate and place contemporary studio pottery into the hands and homes of the public. Let's come together to celebrate the work these artists have done.

 

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Annual Kids Only Holiday Sale
Dec
8
4:00 PM16:00

Annual Kids Only Holiday Sale

Our annual kid's event giving kids the chance to buy beautiful holiday gifts on their budget. Pieces by ceramic artists will be on sale to kids only for $10 or less. Kids and their families can also paint their own ornaments with many shapes and styles to choose from for $10 or less.  

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2017 Annual Cup Auction
Dec
1
6:00 PM18:00

2017 Annual Cup Auction

One of the most popular events in Carbondale and one of our most important fundraisers!  One of a kind cups created by artists from all over the valley and all over the country will be on display , then auctioned off to the highest bidder. Great food, drink and live music provided and all for a great cause! 

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2017 Holiday Invitational . First Friday Reception
Nov
3
6:00 PM18:00

2017 Holiday Invitational . First Friday Reception

Join us for our annual holiday celebration, exhibition and holiday gift shopping extravaganza. Ceramic art is the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Say "never again!" to that cliche tie or socks for Dad...what he really wants is a set of Saki cups! A coffee mug for the boss, a platter for grandma, how' bout an obscene cast bronze statuette for that hard-to-shop-for Uncle Ralph!! Harry and David sucks! The Carbondale Clay Center will even gift wrap and ship your piece anywhere in the continental US! (Shipping and Handling fees apply.) 

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Dress Up and Decorate @ CCC
Oct
29
2:00 PM14:00

Dress Up and Decorate @ CCC

Join us Sunday afternoon for a Pre-Halloween costume and pottery painting party! Bring the family , all ages are welcome! We will have a variety of ready to paint pieces to choose from, all priced between $10-$20. Price includes glaze and firing. Enter our costume contest to win a $25 gift certificate to the Carbondale Clay Center. 

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