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Tea Performances featured by NCECA’s Across the Table, Across the Land

By |2015-11-13T10:26:00-05:00November 13th, 2015|Categories: Across The Table, Kansas City|

Some of the projects submitted to Across the Table, Across the Land involve performance, multiple sites, or employ complex layers of action and meaning. Amber Ginsburg and Aaron Hughes’ ongoing Tea project is a good example of how ceramics brings [...]

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CLAY’S NOURISHMENT: HANDBUILDING INTERDEPENDENT COMMUNITIES – Lauren Sandler’s submission to Across the Table, Across the Land

By |2015-11-06T10:27:06-05:00November 6th, 2015|Categories: Across The Table, Kansas City|Tags: , , |

Many projects are flowing into Across the Table, Across the Land and we are excited to share some of these over the next two months leading up to the final deadline of January 4th. This recent submission by Lauren Sandler [...]

Inside NCECA: Vol 2, No. 2 – Volunteering

By |2015-11-13T10:01:49-05:00October 31st, 2015|Categories: Featured, Inside NCECA, Kansas City, Member Opportunities|

The NCECA organization and conference is powered predominantly by a team of passionate people that we call volunteers.  This level of involvement can be both eye-opening and even life-altering.  Volunteering has so many benefits, ranging from seeing the conference from a real inside [...]

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Ceramic Artists bring people together, we want to share how you do this!

By |2015-10-30T16:31:18-05:00October 30th, 2015|Categories: 50th Anniversary, Across The Table, Kansas City|

We are having a sugar-filled week co-hosting Pots in Action, thanks to an invitation from Ayumi Horie! Our hosting ends on November 1, but watch for news of our upcoming challenge here and on Ayumi’s @PotsinAction instagram feed. To keep [...]

Saturday Sweetness – Christopher Elbow Chocolates, a KC Must!

By |2015-10-09T22:03:15-05:00October 10th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Kansas City|

"If Willie Wonka is known for his chocolate factory, then Christopher Elbow has created a chocolate paradise. Elbow's upscale confections have been described as "works of art" and Consumer Reports magazine ranked it among the best-tasting chocolate in the nation." -KCTV5 News Anchor, Brad [...]

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registration.is.open

By |2015-10-01T16:34:54-05:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Conference Cities, Featured, Kansas City, Member Opportunities, Member Stories|

Yes, that's right, earlier than ever before (i think)!  You can now register for what will certainly be one of the most legendary events in ceramic history, at the lowest price there will be.  A full conference pass is under $200 [...]

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Phantastic Phriday: Announcing the NCECA Dance Band

By |2015-09-18T10:32:38-05:00September 18th, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Kansas City|

First off, here's the official word: The Phantastics are a seven member band from Kansas City specializing in tantalizing, genre-blending dance floor activators. In 2015, the music group was crowned "Kansas City's best party band" by the Kansas City Star. [...]

Glenda M Taylor Memorial Ride

By |2015-09-02T07:26:49-05:00September 2nd, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Kansas City, Member Opportunities|

Calling all Cyclists!  As you start to think about travel plans for the 2016 conference in Kansas City, please try to include Tuesday in your trip.  We are planning a group ride in memory of Glenda Taylor.  This ride was [...]

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APPLY NOW! – National Student Juried Exhibition

By |2015-09-01T15:03:22-05:00September 1st, 2015|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, 50th Anniversary, Exhibitions, Kansas City, Student Concerns|

Wansoo Kim Are you a current undergraduate, graduate, or post-bac STUDENT? Stop procrastinating, and apply now for the National Student Juried Exhibition! This year's exhibition will be held in conjunction with the 2016 conference Makers, Mentors and Milestones [...]

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NCECA Honors and Awards—Nominate Now!

By |2015-08-28T09:47:51-05:00August 28th, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, 50th Anniversary, Conference Programming, Featured, Kansas City, Member Opportunities|

The nominations for NCECA Honors and Awardees always seem to fall right around the time that the Emmy’s recognize excellence in the television industry. I have a close relationship with someone that’s been trying to get me to go for [...]

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Field Guide to Kansas City: Part II – National Toy and Miniature Museum

By |2015-08-19T09:16:50-05:00August 19th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Kansas City|

Where there is wonder, there is a way... The National Toy and Miniature Museum (T/m) on the campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City has just reopened to great acclaim following an 18-month, $8 million renovation. With more than 72,000 [...]

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Unauthorized, Incomplete, and Totally Biased Field Guide to Kansas City: An Introduction

By |2015-07-11T16:12:39-05:00July 11th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Kansas City|

BBQ, jazz, and baseball have long held sway over public perception of what our fair Midwestern hamlet has to offer. This guide will introduce you to the long-reigning triumvirate, and over the coming months  detail other points worth exploring that [...]

Inside NCECA; Vol I, Issue 16: The Board Meeting

By |2015-11-13T10:01:59-05:00June 6th, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Inside NCECA, Kansas City|

Your NCECA board of directors has been onsite in Kansas City this whole week working very hard on a number of things.  We passed a budget, discussed policy, and planned many of the events of the 2016 Conference, Makers, Mentors [...]

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