This area will be Closed During Wildcat Wellness from January 2nd - January 17th. Reopening on Tuesday, January 18 - Regular Hours.
ARTica Studios is here to serve you.
Get creative in the Norris Underground.
- Winter Hours:
- Monday - Friday: 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
- Saturday - Sunday: 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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 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.
- Masks are required of everyone in the studio space regardless of vaccination status.
- Wash/sanitize hands prior to receiving supplies for activities.
- Social distancing is mandatory.
Due to the 2 Week Wildcat Wellness Period, Winter Ceramic Membership Extended to April 2
15 Memberships are available for qualified ceramicists for Winter 2022.
If interested in a membership, please apply here. Membership applications will be opened between November 22nd to January 5th.
All applications will be reviewed by the ceramic technician and notification of the application status will be given within 3 business days.
Members may start working in the studio on Wednesday, January 5th.
The last day for Winter members to work in the studio is Saturday, April 2nd.
- 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 email@example.com.
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 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!
GROUP RESERVATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
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|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|
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.|