Shelton Arts Commission Empty Bowls

The Shelton Arts Commission is pleased to announce the dates for the 13th annual Empty Bowls project, a three night creative effort to fight hunger.   Last year the event raised over $1,700 for The Saint’s Pantry Food Bank.On the first night, March 1, participants hand-build one of a kind ceramic bowls.  All materials and instruction is provided for all ages and abilities.  The event, held at the Shelton Civic Center from 5:00-7:00 PM, is free to everyone.

The second night, March 8, participants will glaze and decorate the bowls.  This is again a free event for any participant.  Extra bowls will be available to those that were not able to participate in the first night.  The event will be held at the Shelton Civic Center from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Empty Bowls is culminated on the third night, March 15, when all the bowls will be on display and available to be taken home for a $10.00 donation.  With that donation six participating restaurants; Olympic Bakery & Deli, Sisters Restaurant, The Strip Steak House, Xinh’s Clam and Oyster House, Smokin’ Mo’s, and Kern’s Kitchen will provide a delicious bowl of soup and bread.  ALL proceeds go to The Saint’s Pantry Food Bank.

Empty Bowls dates to remember:

  • March 1st  5-7pm   Create a bowl. Come create bowls at the Shelton Civic Center.
  • March 8th  5-7pm   Glaze your bowl. Come glaze (decorate) bowls at the Shelton Civic Center.
  • March 15th  5-7pm   Soup & Bread at the Shelton Civic Center. Make a donation of ten dollars, choose a bowl to keep and have soup and bread from one of the participating restaurants.

Questions about Empty Bowls may be directed to Shelton Arts Commission staff representative Mark Ziegler at 432-5194 or