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Clay in Transit and Clay in Place Opening Reception

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Come celebrate the opening of Newcomb Art Museum’s latest exhibitions “Clay in Transit” featuring contemporary Mexican ceramics and “Clay in Place” featuring Newcomb pottery and guild plus other never-before-exhibited pieces from the permanent collection.

5:30 pm – Private VIP/members reception featuring catering by Araña, a mezcal tasting, specialty cocktails, and music.

6:30 pm – Curatorial talk with Nuria Rodriguez Sadurni, Director of Special Projects at the Cultural Cooperation office of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Free and open to the public.

7:30-9 pm – Public reception.

“Clay in Transit” is presented in collaboration with the Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans.

Image Credit: Jeffrey Thurston, “Polymelia”, 2017, Terracotta, pigmented porcelain slip, underglaze, glaze, Courtesy of the artist.


January 18
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Newcomb Art Museum
Woldenberg Art Center
New Orleans, LA 70118 United States
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