Radio Gallery: Duluth's Fire Festival

Jul 5, 2016

Credit Britta Kauppila

Saturday, July 9 is Duluth's Fire Festival, a community gathering at the Fire Arts Center formerly the Amory Annex at 1325 London Road.  The celebration happening 3-9pm includes blacksmithing,  ceramic raku and pit firings, glass blowing, fire dancing and more.  Meet the artists and check out the artists market for some hot hot summer fun.  This is a family friendly event that can spark the imagination creating ideas and a passion for the transformative nature of fire and the arts.

3:00 Students of the Music Resource Center kick off the festival

3:30 Hands on demonstrations - Clay and Amanda Belcher of Zenith Bread Project

4:00 Demonstrations - Forging community and visiting jewlery artist Scott Johnson of White Cedar Studio: presenting a forged ring demonstration

4:30 Ceramic pit firings begin, jewelry ingot pouring demonstration by Britta Lynn

5:30  Drumming and hula hoop workshop by Lake Superior Flow Art

6:00 Ceramic raku firings begin, Scorza Art Glass demonstration

7:30 Lake Superior Flow Art -Fire Spinners performance

Fire Festival full schedule