Alabama Clay Conference

Schedule of Events

32nd Alabama Clay Conference 2017 in Conjunction with the 2017 Birmingham Museum of Art’s Bunting Biennial Ceramics Symposium.

Alabama Clay Conference and Bunting Ceramics Symposium Schedules

Thursday February 16

Time Event Location
5:00-6:30 Early Registration Boutwell Auditorium
5:00-7:00 Opening and Celebration of the Artist’s Market (Beverages, Hors d’oeuvres) Boutwell Auditorium

Friday February 17

Time Event Location
8:00-5:00 Registration and Check-in Boutwell Auditorium
9:00 Welcome
Clay Market opens
Boutwell Auditorium
9:00-11:20 Artist demonstrations Ken Baskin, Cheryl Tall, Tony Clennell Boutwell Auditorium
11:20-11:30 Announcements Boutwell Auditorium
11:30-12:00 Artist Slide Presentation 1 Boutwell Auditorium
12:00-1:00 Lunch Boutwell Auditorium
1:00-2:00 Artist Slide Presentations 2 & 3 Boutwell Auditorium
2:00-5:00 Artist demonstrations Ken Baskin, Cheryl Tall, Tony Clennell Boutwell Auditorium
6:00 Birmingham Museum of Art Bunting Ceramics Symposium Lecture with Susan Folwell. Birmingham Museum of Art
7:00 Birmingham Museum of Art Bunting Ceramics Symposium Reception- Heavy Hors d’oeuvres Birmingham Museum of Art

Saturday, February 18

Time Event Location
8:00- 5:00 Registration and Check-in at Boutwell Auditorium Boutwell Auditorium
9:00-12:00 Artist demonstrations Ken Baskin, Cheryl Tall, Tony Clennell Boutwell Auditorium Stage
12:00-1:00 Lunch Boutwell Auditorium
1:00-4:30 Artist demonstrations Ken Baskin, Cheryl Tall, Tony Clennell Boutwell Auditorium
4:00 Vendors Closed Boutwell Auditorium
4:30-5:00 CERF Raffle; Announcements Boutwell Auditorium
5:00-6:00 Clay Market, Attendee Exhibit breakdown - everything must be removed by 7:30pm. Boutwell Auditorium
5:30-7:30 Presenter and Invitational Exhibition Reception Alabama Power
5:30-7:30 AL Professor and Student Exhibition Reception Space One Eleven
8:00-11:00 After Party and Mug Exchange Good People Brewery

Sunday, February 19

Time Event Location
9-10:30 Sculpture workshop with Cheryl Tall Birmingham Museum of Art Education Studios
9-10:30 Hand building and beyond Workshop with Ken Baskin Birmingham Museum of Art Education Studios
9-10:30 Throwing workshop with Tony Clennell MakeBHM: 4000 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
9-10:30 Using silk screen; computer printers and transfers to create Imagery on Clay; Tony and Rachel Wright MakeBHM: 4000 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
9-10:30 Guided tour of BMA Ceramics collections - Free, but must sign up at registration table, limited to 15 people Birmingham Museum of Art
11:00-12:30 Sculpture workshop with Cheryl Tall Birmingham Museum of Art Education Studios
11:00-12:30 Hand building and beyond Workshop with Ken Baskin Birmingham Museum of Art Education Studios
11:00-12:30 Throwing workshop with Tony Clennell MakeBHM: 4000 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
11:00-12:30 Using silk screen and transfers to create Imagery on Clay Tony and Rachel Wright MakeBHM: 4000 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222