Free and open to the public

Open 10 am–4:30 pm

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Open Studio x Duckworth

Ruth Duckworth sanding an artwork


Open Studio x Duckworth is a ceramics making workshop where UChicago students are invited to learn about the history of ceramics, explore process, and delve into Ruth Duckworth’s practice as a sculptor with clay.

This workshop is presented in connection with Ruth Duckworth: Life as a Unity and sponsored by the Smart Museum of Art’s Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry, Open Studio, and UChicago Architectural Studies.

FREE, open to UChicago students. Refreshments provided.


6–6:30 pm 
Drop-in lecture on the History of Ceramics with Kindon Mills
Cochrane-Woods Art Center, 5540 S. Greenwood Avenue, room 153

6:30-8 pm
Ceramicpalooza—continuous drop-in making stations and refreshments.
Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Avenue, lobby

6:50–7:15 pm
Tour of Ruth Duckworth: Life as a Unity led by Laura Steward, Curator of Public Art
Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Avenue

Photo courtesy of the Estate of Ruth Duckworth.