Breaking with Tradition: Contemporary Ceramics

Presented by Flint Institute of Arts at Flint Institute of Arts, Flint MI

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Breaking with Tradition: Contemporary Ceramics

Breaking with Tradition reflects the desire of ceramicists to experiment and depart from ceramics as purely functional objects.

Breaking with Tradition reflects the desire of ceramicists to experiment and depart from ceramics as purely functional objects. During the mid-to-late 20th century, ceramicists used a sculptural approach in their work instead of using traditional shapes. Free of the need to make useful or “utilitarian” objects, ceramicists could instead explore the properties of clay and the chemistry of glazes. While some used this new freedom from function to explore the possibilities of form, shape, and

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ADMISSION INFO

FIA members Free; Children 12 & under Free; Adults $10.00; Senior Citizens and Students with ID $8.00; Huntington Free Saturdays; Genesee County Residents Free

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES *

  • Jan 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jan 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jan 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jan 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Jan 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Jan 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jan 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jan 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jan 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jan 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Flint Institute of Arts

1120 E. Kearsley, Flint, MI 48503

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PARKING INFO

Free parking is available on both the North and South entrances of the building. Overflow parking is available using Flint Central High School’s parking lot, adjacent to the South end of the FIA. Click here for directions.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

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Wheelchairs
The entire Institute is wheelchair accessible through both North and South entrances, and an elevator is located near the first floor restrooms. Wheelchairs are available to use free of

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