Visit us

Visit Us

Galleries are open 7 days a week, 10 am – 5 pm to four customers at a time. Mask required.

Special hours:
11/25: NCC closed
12/6: Galleries close at 12 pm
12/24: Galleries open 10 am – 2 pm. Offices and studios closed.
12/25: NCC closed
12/31: NCC closed
1/1/22: NCC closed
1/31/22: Galleries close at 12 pm

Schedule an appointment to visit by emailing or by calling 612.339.8007 x301.

Office hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Galleries are always free except during our annual fundraiser, American Pottery Festival

Call Us
You can reach our front desk at 612.339.8007 x301. See our staff roster for specific extensions.

2424 Franklin Avenue East, Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Northern Clay Center is located one block south of the 25th and Riverside exit off of Interstate Highway 94.

Free parking is available to NCC students and visitors in the west lot (between the building and the Franklin Freeze/Pita King).  Free, one-hour parking is available in front of the building for gallery visitors.  The back parking lot is RESERVED for staff and studio artists only.

More about Tours and Demonstrations coming soon.

Signed Interpretation
Signed interpretation is available for any public NCC event. Please call us at least three weeks in advance to request an interpreter.

Wheelchair Seating & Other Accommodations
We offer a rehabilitation-style potter’s wheel for those individuals that are in wheelchairs. NCC is ADA compliant and is entirely wheelchair accessible. Please contact us at least two weeks in advance if there are other accommodations we can provide.

Exhibition Group Tours
Group exhibition tours are available for visitors with mental or physical disabilities and the hearing-impaired, Please call us at least three weeks in advance to make a booking.