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Global Day of Clay

Oct 10, 2018

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What is #GlobalDayofClay

Powered by you, #GlobalDayofClay is the first truly worldwide celebration of ceramics in all its forms, connecting professional ceramicists, artists, academics and everyday ceramics lovers everywhere to explore new ideas, innovations and works that are shaping the future of the art form.

Because of you, #GlobalDayofClay in its launch year:

Reached over 1 million ceramic lovers worldwide
Garnered nearly 500 posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Received over 1.7 million impressions

Brought to you by 92Y, NCECA and National Clay Week

How do I get involved?


Use #GlobalDayofClay on Facebook, twitter and Instagram. Encourage followers to participate using #GlobalDayofClay

Organize an event

  • Host a free open class
  • Do a demonstration
  • Invite a speaker
  • Curate an exhibit of works or photographs

Host a conversation with thought leaders

Contribute photos to the Global Digital Ceramics Gallery*

  • Post images from your collection
  • Encourage followers to add their work

Launch a new initiative

Announce a new work, research or project and harness the power of #GlobalDayofClay

Contact the #GlobalDayofClay organizing team at 92Y/NCECA if you would like assistance in coordinating your event.


Join the digital conversation

  • Share your pictures and comments using #GlobalDayofClay
  • Contribute photos to the Global Digital Ceramics Gallery*
*92Y will curate ceramics images for the Gallery on 10/10/18. Images can be of your own work or pieces of special meaning or historical significance to you or your community. Please make sure to use #GlobalDayofClay and include copy with the post about why the image is personally meaningful. By posting a photo with the hashtag #GlobalDayofClay, you give 92Y permission to feature your photo on 92Y’s website, as well as websites of organizations partnering on the #GlobalDayofClay project.
Share your plans

On Oct 10, the whole world will be talking about clay!

From local communities to social media, this celebration of ceramics extends far and wide. Share your plans for inclusion on the #GlobalDayofClay events page. We’ll help you spread the word and connect with new patrons.

Global Partners
Alfred Ceramic Art Museum
Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Center
Ceramic Arts Daily
Ceramic Arts Network
Ceramics Monthly
Clay Art Center
The Clay Studio
c.r.e.t.a. Rome
Everson Museum of Art
Innovando la tradicion
La Meridiana
The Marks Project
mcg Youth and Arts
Pottery Making Illustrated
Baltimore Clayworks
Clemson Art
Gardiner Museum
Meadow Arts
Museum of the City of New York
Peekskill Clay Studios
Studio Potter
Women's Studio Workshop
Workhouse Arts Center
Youngstown State University