Raku-Fest Returns to the Artwork Center June 12-13

Raku-Fest Returns to the Art Center June 12-13

(SUMMIT, NJ) — Raku-Fest returns to the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey this summer on Saturday, June 12, and Sunday, June 13, after a hiatus because of to Covid-19. The function showcases the unique ceramic firing procedure in which red-scorching ceramic parts are transferred immediately from a kiln into a container of combustible materials. The heat of the ceramic results in the supplies to ignite, and the ensuing smoke produces just one-of-a-kind effects in the ceramic glaze. Led by raku veterans Peter Syak and Lisette Bedoya, this constrained-potential party is open to the community and advance registration is essential. 

Party Information:

* Admission home windows: Saturday and Sunday, June 12–13, 10:00am–1:00pm and 2:00pm–5:00pm

* $5 per grownup free for youngsters 17 and more youthful with a spending adult

* Pre-created ceramic items will be offered for invest in and glazing at the occasion. 

* Fall-off raku firing out there for learners progress registration demanded $20 for each piece 


For more than 85 a long time, the Visual Arts Centre of New Jersey has been solely devoted to viewing, building, and discovering about present-day art. Recognized as a primary non-gain arts business, the Artwork Center’s renowned Studio School, acclaimed exhibitions, and educational outreach initiatives provide hundreds of youth, households, seniors, and people today with exclusive desires each 12 months.

The Visual Arts Middle of New Jersey is situated at 68 Elm Street in Summit, NJ. Gallery hours: Monday– Thursday, 10:00am–8:00pm Friday, 10:00am–5:00pm and Saturday & Sunday, 11:00am–4:00pm. Admission need to be reserved in advance. You should phone 908.273.9121 to verify holiday several hours.  

Significant support for the Visual Arts Centre of New Jersey is provided in portion by the Peter R. & Cynthia K. Kellogg Basis the Wilf Household Foundations and Art Middle associates and donors.

originally published: 06/03/2021











































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