ARTica Studios is here to serve you.
Get creative in the Norris Underground.
- Spring Quarter Hours
- Monday - Thursday: 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
- Friday-Sunday: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
- Closed - Dillo Day, Saturday, May 21
- Closed - Memorial Day, Monday, May 30
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!
- Wood Slice Painting Kits
- Acrylic Canvas Painting Kits
Note- Currently online ordering is available during ARTica's operating hours. Therefore online ordering is not available weeknights or weekends.
NO DELIVERIES OR SHIPPING ON ONLINE PURCHASING. Just come by ARTica for a safe and easy pick up.
ARTica's goal is to provide great service while keeping you safe.
- All State and University Health and Safety guidelines are followed.
- Masks are optional and not required in the studio space regardless of vaccination status.
- Wash/sanitize hands prior to receiving supplies for activities.
- Social distancing is mandatory.
Spring Ceramic Memberships are closed.
If you have more than 2 years of experience in ceramics and the application is closed- Please contact the Studio Technician at email@example.com
Members may start working in the studio on Monday, April 4th.
The last day for Spring members to work in the studio is Friday, June 10th.
- NU Students (currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate): $155
- Non-NU students: $167
- Membership includes:
- 25 lbs of white or brown clay
- Use of tools and other equipment
- Locker and shelf space
- Glazes and Firing
- Extended Hours by appointment
- Opportunity to sell work on consignment
- Currently, membership only applies to in-studio use. Exceptions are made by the Ceramic Technician Ranch who is available via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Darkroom Membership- Daily Use Purchase only!
Darkroom users must email email@example.com 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 for NU
- $35 for Non-NU
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!
We ARE accepting group reservations at this time!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about events.
|Banner and Paints||$22.00|
|String & Grommets||$3.00|
|Rock Painting Supplies||$95.00|
|Paint by Norris (canvas, brushes, paint)||$10.00|
|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|
Includes FREE locker space and 25lbs clay. Must attend membership certification meeting.
|Darkroom Photography 1-Day Membership||
|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.|