ARTica Studios is here to serve you.
Get creative in the Norris Underground.
(ARTica will be closed from December 12th to January 19th)
- Monday-Friday: 12:30pm-6:00pm
- Saturday and Sunday: Closed
- Plan your visit – use this link to sign up for a day and time you plan to visit ARTica
Purchase Online Ahead of Your Visit!
ARTica now has an online menu available where you can order and pay ahead of a contactless pick-up. Orders can be picked up any time during ARTica's operating hours. To order any of the following items for pickup, click here.
You can order the following:
- Selected Bisque Pottery Projects to go!
- Fall Pottery Sale
- Mini Course Supply Packs
- Paint by Norris Acrylic Canvas Painting Kits
Note- Online ordering is available Monday-Friday. If an order is completed before 5:00pm it will be ready for pick-up within an hour, otherwise the order will be ready at 12:30pm the next day we are open.
NO DELIVERIES OR SHIPPING ON ONLINE PURCHASING. Just come by ARTica for a safe and easy contactless pick up.
ARTica's goal is to provide great service while keeping you safe.
- All State and University Health and Safety guidelines are followed.
- Mask is required, Wash/sanitize hands prior to receiving supplies for activities.
- Social distancing is mandatory.
- Capacity for in area activity is 9.
- We encourage you to use the Plan to Visit Sign up Form.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in a Fall Membership. Memberships require special approval. Quarter Memberships sign up - September 21- 25.
Ceramic Quarter Memberships purchased this Fall will extend into all of Winter Quarter. Ceramic quarterly membership is good September 28 - November 24, then are reactivated for January 4 - March 7, 2021
So if you qualify -it’s the best time to purchase a membership!
- Ceramic Fall Quarter Membership: $105.00 (one rate for all users, good through March 7th)
- Non-NU Memberships are not accepted this Fall.
- Email email@example.com with any special questions and concerns.
- Ceramic Memberships include
- 25 lbs of white or brown clay
- Glazes and Firing
- Locker and shelf space
- Due to COVID 19 restrictions - You will store specific tools in your locker for your use to minimize sharing.
- No more than 2 can be in the Ceramic’s Studio – It is important to use the Plan to Visit Sign up Form.
Darkroom Membership- Daily Use Purchase only!
Darkroom users must email firstname.lastname@example.org requesting the use of the space. You will receive an approval email to use the darkroom.
- You must be a member of the NU community
- You must know the basics of black and white film and print processing
- You will be contacted for a brief exam
- Chemicals for film and paper processing
- Equipment for film development
- Equipment for paper development
Darkroom per visit (2-4 hours) cost: $20
Once approved, use the Plan to Visit Sign up Form.
Only 1 user allowed at a time in the Darkroom.
- (847) 491-2344
- General Studio Inquiries
- Ceramics Studio Inquiries
Learn about free events, promotions, and more by following us on:
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Reserve activities and group events at ARTica!
GROUP RESERVATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.
Please email email@example.com with any questions about events.
|Banner and Paints||$22.00|
|String & Grommets||$2.00|
|Rock Painting Supplies||$85.00|
|Paint by Norris (canvas, brushes, paint)||$15.00|
|Canvas Paint Project: 8x10||$7.00|
|Canvas Paint Project: 11x14||$12.00|
|Canvas Paint Project: 16x20||$20.00|
|Small Projects Paint||$3.00|
|Craft Paper||$0.50 per foot|
|Construction Paper||$0.25 per sheet|
|Posterboard||$1.25 per sheet|
|Cardstock||$0.10 per sheet|
|Bisque Projects (includes bisque, glazes, and firing)||$5.00-20.00|
|Bisque Group Projects (7+ people)||$25.00 set-up fee + cost of each bisque item|
|Custom Button Making (for 1 button)||$1.00|
|Custom Button Making (for 3 buttons)||$2.00|
|Hot Laminator||$2.00 / foot|
|Cold Laminator||$1.00 / foot|
|Binding (any size)||$1.00|
|Tape, Glue and Scissors (in studio)||FREE|
$155.00 /Non-NU (unavailable)
Includes FREE locker space and 25lbs clay. Must attend membership certification meeting. Good through March 7th.
|Ceramics 3-Day Membership (unavailable)||
|Includes FREE locker space and 5lbs clay. (Additional clay is $2.50 /1 pound or $45.00 for 25 pounds).|
|Darkroom Photography Quarterly Membership (unavailable)||
|Must pass membership quiz.|
|Darkroom Photography 1-Day Membership||
$25.00 /Non-NU (unavailable)
|Must pass membership quiz.|
In-studio: $5.00 /day
Outside studio rental: $15 /day
Sewing skills required.
|Studio Group Usage Fee (unavailable)||$25.00 per day||Usage fee includes free use of markers, crayons, tape, glue, pencils, ruler, tarp and clean up supplies. Reserve the space here.|
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