Sun, May 07|
Workshop: Introduction to the making of Neolithic Period ceramic ware
Using the work of the Neolithic pottery in the collection as a starting point and following the instruction from the ceramic artist, learn ceramic-making skills and gain an insight into the world of Ancient Ceramics. For this workshop, you are making your artwork.
Time & Location
May 07, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Chicago, 3500 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60609, USA
About the event
Join us to create your own unique ceramic vessel by hand making and craving with ceramic artist Xingrui Xu.
Using the work of the Neolithic pottery in the collection as a starting point and following the instruction from the ceramic artist, learn ceramic-making skills and gain an insight into the world of Ancient Chinese Ceramics. Throughout this workshop, you will build basic ceramic-making skills and techniques to start making your artwork.
Introduction, 10 minutes: A brief introduction to the Heritage Museum of Asian Art and a brief introduction to the workshop and what it will entail.
Part one, 10 minutes: In this part of the workshop, you will be given a presentation about Chinese Neolithic pottery. The Museum staff and artist will lead the presentation.
Tea break, 10 minutes
Part two, 15 minutes: The invited artist will lead this part of the workshop. You will learn ceramic-making techniques following examples through a hands-on exercise. Examples include kneading, pitching, sponging, drawing, and carving.
Part three, 60 minutes: Use learned techniques and knowledge to make an inspired finished piece. Individual tips and questions will be answered by the artist and museum
The exhibition, 15 minutes: View final works, discuss the making process, and how group members used similar techniques differently. Fill feedback form.
Learn more about the practical workshop program.
This is a series of public education activities organized by the Heritage Museum of Asian Art, which aims to deepen the community's understanding of Asian art through hands-on practice. Based on the museum's existing collections, the workshop presents the theme of each event from the perspective of craft and techniques through joint research collaborations led by the Asian Art Heritage Museum's staff and external artists, partners, and educators. The basic materials needed for each workshop will be prepared. In addition to providing information about the artwork, our educators will also provide space for participants to think and discuss their ideas during the workshop.
The Heritage Museum of Asian Art's Entrance is on West 35th Street. Take the elevator to the third floor and turn right to the Museum Reception Desk. Accessible and standard toilets are located on the same floor.
A free parking space is available next to the museum, accessed via West 35th Street.
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- Ticket type
Neolithic Ceramic Workshop
Create your unique ceramic vessel by hand making and craving with ceramic artist Xingrui Xu. Ticket including the basic materials and Museum AdmissionPrice$48.00
+$1.20 service fee+$1.20 service fee