Special Events and Workshops
Max Elder '13
Empty Bowls is a project sponsored by the Kenyon College Craft Center, the Kenyon Review, and the Mount Vernon Nazarene University ceramics students as a fundraiser to fight hunger in Knox County. Bid on bowls made by students and community members, and enjoy a delicious soup dinner! All proceeds benefit Food for the Hungry in Knox County.
The Sixth Annual Soup Dinner and Auction will be Friday, November 9, 2012 in Alumni Dining, Peirce Hall, from 5:00-7:00 pm. Admission is $5/students and children, $8/adults.
2011 Update: In our fourth year, we raised over $4,000 for Food for the Hungry!2009 Update : In our third year of Empty Bowls, we raised over $5,000 for Food for the Hungry!
2008 Update: Thanks to all who attended our Empty Bowls dinner in 2008. In our second year, we raised over $3,500 for Food for the Hungry!
See pictures from Empty Bowls 2008
Mount Vernon News, 11/10/08: "Lit fest fundraisers score for Food for the Hungry"
Mount Vernon News, 9/29/08: "'Empty Bowls' Fundraiser Shaped at Kenyon"
Kenyon Collegian article, 9/25/08: "Craft Center Sponsors Charity Dinner, Auction"
Empty Bowls 2007 Photo Gallery
Join us for our Fifth Annual Family Weekend Open House on Saturday, October 22, 2012 from 1-3 p.m.
Meet the instructors, tour the Craft Center, and try your hand at throwing a bowl on the pottery wheel.
We'll have food, drinks, and a lot of fun! Hope to see you at the Craft Center!