Ceramic Art Competitions, Biennales, Festivals and Fairs in 2024

Welcome to the Ceramics Calendar — A list of contemporary ceramic competitions, biennales, festivals and ceramic art fairs taking place in 2024.

Upcoming events and Call for entries:

Indian Ceramics Triennale 2024
Ceramics triennale
January 19 – March 31, 2024
New Delhi, INDIA
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5th Siegburg Ceramics Award
Competition
February 4 – April 7, 2024
Siegburg, GERMANY
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Clay Gulgong 2024
Ceramics festival
April 15-21, 2024
Gulgong, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA

Ceramic Art London 2024
Ceramics fair
April 19-21, 2024
London, UK

CCACA 2024
Conference & other events
April 19-20, 2024
Davis, California, US

LOEWE Craft Prize 2024
Craft competition
May 15 – June 9, 2024
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FRANCE

Concurs International de Ceràmica de l’Alcora
Competition
May 18 – September 30, 2024
L’Alcora, SPAIN

5th Officine Saffi Award
Competition
May-June 2024
Fondazione Officine Saffi, Milan, ITALY

Ceramic Market Andenne
Ceramics fair
May 19-20, 2024
Andenne, BELGIUM

Manises International Ceramics Film Festival
Film festival
May 31 – June 2, 2024
Applications are due April 14, 2024
Manises, SPAIN

Biennale of Contemporary Keramics Santorini
Competition
June 7 – October 26, 2024
Santorini, GREECE

International Ceramics Biennial of Manises 2024
Competition
June 14 – September 14, 2024
Manises, SPAIN

Saint-Sulpice Céramique
Ceramics fair
June 27-30, 2024
Place Saint Sulpice, Paris, FRANCE

European Ceramics Festival Terralha
Ceramics festival
July 12-14, 2024
Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, FRANCE

31st Mediterraneo Contemporary Ceramics Competition
Competition
July 13 – October 6, 2024
Applications are due May 5, 2024
Grottaglie, ITALY

International Ceramics Fair Oldenburg
Ceramics fair
August 3-4, 2024
Oldenburg, GERMANY

Argillà Italia 2024
Ceramics festival
August 30 – September 1, 2024
Faenza, ITALY

Austrian Pottery Market 2024
Ceramics fair
August 23-25, 2024
Gmunden, AUSTRIA

2024 Korean International Ceramic Biennale (KICB)
Competition
September 6 – October 20, 2024
Gyeonggi Province, SOUTH KOREA
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International Ceramics Competition Carouge 2024
Competition
September 14 – December 1, 2024
Carouge, SWITZERLAND
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European Ceramic Context 2024
Ceramics triennale
September 14 – November 7, 2024
Bornholm, DENMARK

International Academy of Ceramics 51st Congress
Conference & other events
September 16-20, 2024
Alcobaça / Caldas da Rainha, PORTUGAL

2024 Westerwald Ceramics Prize
European Competition
September 27 – November 2024
Keramikmuseum Westerwald, GERMANY
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C14 Paris 2024
Ceramics fair
October 3-6, 2024
Paris, FRANCE

2024 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale
Competition
October 4, 2024 – April 6, 2025
Yingge Ceramics Museum, TAIWAN

Vitality Clay – The 2024 Shiwan Cup’s International Youth Ceramic Arts
Competition
October 2024 (TBA)
Applications are due July 31, 2024
Guangdong Shiwan Ceramics Museum, Foshan, CHINA

International Ceramics Festival MINO, Japan
Competition
October 18 – November 17, 2024
Tajimi City, Gifu, JAPAN
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International Ceramics Biennial of El Vendrell
Competition
November 8, 2024 – January 11, 2025
Applications are due August 9, 2024
El Vendrell, SPAIN

Upcoming in 2025 (the 2025 ceramics calendar will be published in September 2024):

Ceramic Brussels 2025
Ceramics fair
January 22-26, 2025
Applications for the art prize are due May 20, 2024
Brussels, BELGIUM

NCECA 2025 – Formation
Conference & other events
March 26-29, 2025
Salt Lake City, Utah, US

Ceramic Art Andenne 2025
Competition (triennale)
May 17 – June 15, 2025
Applications are due October 13, 2024
Andenne, BELGIUM

Révélations – International Biennial of Crafts and Creation
Crafts fair
May 21-25, 2024
Grand Palais, Paris, FRANCE

British Ceramics Biennial 2025
Ceramics festival
September – November 2025
Stoke-on-Trent, UK

Past events:

Ceramic Brussels 2024
Ceramics fair
January 25-28, 2024
Tour & Taxis, Brussels, BELGIUM
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NCECA 2024 – Coalescence
Conference & other events
March 20-23, 2024
Richmond, Virginia, US

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