The Gustavsberg Porcelain Museum welcomes you to Nationalmuseum with a pop-up appearance during Stockholm Craft Week*: an evening-workshop with its own bar! The aim of the workshop is to create ornate urns made of clay. You will learn about different techniques, and any contributions - small or big - are welcome. How big an urn and how many urns will we be able to create in one evening?
Day and time: Thursday 5 October, 17–20, drop in
Venue: Ateljé 1 (The Studio)
Free admission, drinks and snacks at a cost
The big ornate urns of the 19th century, displayed at the major international exhibitions of its time, were aimed at impressing the spectator with the factory’s level of craftsmanship and available techniques. At “Claywork/teamwork”, Nationalmuseum’s studio space will turn into a factory in which every participant will do their part in assembling the urns and leave their individual mark.
The collaborative decorations will create contemporary comments on 19th century ornate urns.
The workshop is led by Joanna Günther and Sara Borgegård Älgå, both of whom are active craft artists and museum educators.
*Stockholm Craft Week is an annual event aiming to make contemporary craft visible and strengthen its position on the contemporary art scene, both nationally and internationally. This year Stockholm Craft Week celebrates its fifth anniversary with an array of events, 4–8 October.