ACGA Clay and Glass Festival 2018

  • Free admission!
  • Valet parking available at Art Center.
  • Artist demonstrations, see schedule.
  • Clay for Kids hands-on workshop for children.

Our prestigious and popular 26th Annual ACGA Clay & Glass Festival in Palo Alto hosts a fabulous, free, fun-filled two-day celebration of Clay and Glass Art on July14-15, 2018, at the Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road.

Featuring both fine and functional art, the Palo Alto Clay & Glass Festival is the largest show of its kind, with 150 juried artists displaying their work. Meet the artists and learn about their art. Enjoy a variety of engaging activities, including hands-on pottery-making and wheel-throwing demonstrations


Forrest Lesch-Middleton

Mary Mar Keenan

Salatino Gandolfo Glass

Cheryl Wolff

Dave Strock

Barbara Sebastian

Lauren Becker

Fred Yokel

Jan Schachter

Ken and Ingrid Hanson

Don Santos

Peggy Louden

Bruce Pizzichillo and Dari Gordon

The Schedule

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday clay demo with Nichebi Potters
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Saturday Ikebana demo with Kathy Kegan Zhu
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Saturday raku demo with Iver Henning
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Saturday glass demo with Siobhan Hughes
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Sunday glass demo with Susie Harper
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Sunday Ikebana demo with Kathy Kegan Zhu
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Sunday raku demo with Malia Landis
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Sunday handbuilt clay demo with Gerry Wallace