ARTica Studios is here to serve you.
Get creative in the Norris Underground.
- Closed till June 20th
- Summer Hours:
- June 21st - August 13th
- Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- 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:
- Bisque Pottery Projects to go!
- $3 Spring Tea Time Mugs
- $5 Pottery Sale
- Wood Slice Painting Kits
- Acrylic Canvas Painting Kits
Note- 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.
Unfortunately we are at capacity for Spring Memberships. We hope to be able to increase our capacity in the fall to allow for more members, but we are no longer accepting applications for Spring Memberships.
Email email@example.com if you are interested in a Fall Membership. Memberships require special approval. Quarter Memberships sign up - September 21- 25.
- Ceramic Quarterly Membership: $105.00
- Membership includes:
- 25 lbs of white or brown clay
- Glazes and Firing
- Locker and shelf space
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 reach out and receive approval before using the Darkroom
- 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
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Reserve activities and group events at ARTica!
GROUP RESERVATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
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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