First Friday: October 2016 Clay Date

  • 5:00 PM–7:00 PM

118 E. College St., Iowa City

Party for art at the next University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) First Friday reception at FilmScene! UIMA First Fridays provide an ideal chance to usher in your weekend, enjoy the work of ceramic artist Ron Meyers, and mingle with other art-enthusiasts.

Ron Meyers has been in clay for over 30 years.  He is known for his loose, whimsical and pictorial approach to utilitarian pottery.  He received 1967 M.F.A. degree in ceramics from the School for American Craftsmen, Rochester Institute of Technology,  and B.S. (1956) and M.S. (1961) degrees in art education from State University of New York College at Buffalo. Meyers recently retired from teaching, and is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Georgia in Athens.  He is an internationally known artist whose work is collected in the US and abroad. 

First Fridays are free and open to the public with complimentary popcorn and a cash bar.

Consider becoming a UIMA member! Courtesies include home delivery of the UIMA Magazine and a personalized Membership Card, which entitles you to free entry to the Figge Art Museum and reciprocal admission to other art museums around the country.

First Fridays for the 2016-2017 season are generously sponsored by Robert & Karlen Fellows, H. Dee & Myrene Hoover, John & Patricia Koza, and John Menninger.

Cost: Free


Ron Meyers (American, 1934– )

Hog Box 

, 2009
Stoneware, thrown & altered, wood/ salt fire, 8 1/2 x 6 x 6 1/2 in.
©Ron Meyers

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