7-10 p.m., Friday October 25
Each year, the sculpture program at OU presents the Fuego Friday Iron Pour as an instructional event for its students on casting metal. This year, Fuego Friday will take a slightly different approach as the spotlight is turned on the School of Art & Art History’s ceramics program and its facilities. In lieu of an iron pour demonstration, students and visitors are invited to watch ceramic demonstrations and kiln firing events, which will include a Raku firing, a 2350-degree salt kiln firing, and a traditional pit fire. Pre-made pots will be available for purchase in advance and will be Raku fired on-site. A Raku kiln provides for a quick firing process in which a piece of ceramics is pulled from the kiln at its maximum temperature and doused with water to speed the cooling process. This type of firing will allow for pots to be purchased, glazed, and fired in rounds so that guests are able to take home a piece of pottery that very same evening.
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