This is an excellent place to get a few good events into your calendar.

dish-medalta

It’s that time of year ... to announce the theme for our fifth annual International International Exhibition @ Medalta! We started with the cup show and decided to switch things up each year with a different theme... spoon me... tool... cheers. This time around we are asking artists to submit works based on the theme of...   ‘dish’: Celebrating what ceramics brings to ...

cheers-to-local-beers-in-the-shed-medalta

Celebrate Medicine Hat’s Two Craft Breweries, Hell's Basement Brewery and Medicine Hat Brewing Company at the St. Patrick’s Day Shed Social @ Medalta on March 16, 2017 from 6pm-8pm.  Live music with Dean Smale. No cover charge. “Cheers to Local Beers” is a celebration of the amazing craft breweries here in Medicine Hat: Hell’s Basement and Medicine Hat Brewing Company.  In honour of...

plasterwork-medalta-with-noriko-masuda

[caption id="attachment_7001" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo courtesy James K. Farrell[/caption] In this 5 day intensive workshop, Noriko Masuda will share various industry techniques in plasterwork that she learned during her training in Stoke-on-Trent. Learn to design and make your own plaster prototypes on the plaster lathe, bench whirler, or by hand-carving; learn to plan and make the...

exploring-method-medalta-with-rob-froese

This 5 day intensive workshop for intermediate to advanced levels will give participants an opportunity to develop new directions in their work. The workshop will include a wide range of working methods, including plaster form making, hand building in clay, tile making and carving, slab dish making, wheel thrown work (throwing, trimming, altering), pre-glazing and glazing techniques,...

slab-building-medalta-with-sarah-pike

 

In this 5 day workshop, Sarah Pike will lead students into her slab-building world. Explore different ways to apply texture by carving stamps and texture tools of your own. Learn the intricacies of Sarah's ideal slab; how to roll it and how to apply your unique textures to it. Shape those beautifully rolled slabs into a variety of forms, both simple and complex. Learn how to build yo...