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June 2016

A CAMversation with Potters: Ben Owen III & Gay Smith

June 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CAM Raleigh, 409 W Martin St
Raleigh, 27603

Leading up to this year's annual gala on Saturday evening, September 24th (Save the date!), again at CAM Raleigh, we are partnering with CAM Raleigh to sponsor two free CAMversations with North Carolina potters. Please join us for the first CAMversation at CAM Raleigh on Wednesday evening, June 15th, from 6:00-7:30 pm for casual presentations by Ben Owen III of Seagrove and Gay Smith of Burnsville, Q&A, and a light reception. Ben, of course, really needs little in the way…

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September 2016

Going, Going, Gone to Pots! Our 17th Annual Gala & Auction

September 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CAM Raleigh, 409 W Martin St
Raleigh, 27603
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Feast on delectable heavy hors d'oeuvres (by PoshNosh!) and festive drinks. Enjoy the music as you take in the best of North Carolina's pottery and ceramics at our Silent and Live auctions. This event benefits the North Carolina Pottery Center, a Seagrove-based nonprofit that promotes the rich heritage and ongoing artistry of pottery in North Carolina. The gala takes place at CAM Raleigh, the Contemporary Art Museum in downtown Raleigh's Warehouse District. We hope to see you there! Learn more, see auction…

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November 2016

NCPC Booth at Celebration of Seagrove Potters

November 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - November 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Historic Luck’s Cannery, 798 NC Highway 705
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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The North Carolina Pottery Center will have an informational booth at the 9th Annual Celebration of Seagrove Potters on November 18-20. Please check back later for more detailed information.  

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April 2017

Spring Fling* Pottery Auction

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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We're having a Spring Fling* Pottery Auction at the North Carolina Pottery Center to raise funds to help the center better fulfill its mission of promoting awareness and appreciation of the history, heritage, and ongoing tradition of pottery in our state! This auction will focus mostly on older (pre-1980) pieces that a number of aficionados and supporters across the state are graciously donating to us because, like us, they are passionate about our state’s rich pottery tradition, as well as…

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June 2017

See Seagrove and take a trip to a Star!

June 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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Join us for a day of Great Pots and meet world-renowned ceramic artist, Magdalene Odundo, OBE The North Carolina Pottery Center and STARworks Center for Creative Enterprise cordially invite you to visit us on Saturday, June 17th, to spend the afternoon in the heart of clay country admiring fabulous pots - old and new, and local, national, and international. Schedule  Noon-2:00 pm: Visit STARworks in Star, NC, to see Confluence, Wild Clay, and the School House Gallery too! (Squeezed in…

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August 2017

What’s For Dinner? prepared by Elliotts on Linden

August 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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We’re hosting three intimate dinners at the North Carolina Pottery Center in conjunction with our What's for Dinner? exhibition featuring the dinnerware that’s on display. The first of these dinners is Friday evening, August 4th, the day before the exhibition officially opens, which combined with a delightful four-course dinner and wine from Elliotts on Linden of Pinehurst, NC, makes this dinner extra special! Executive Director Lindsey Lambert will be your host for the evening. Tickets are $160 each. Only 20…

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October 2017

Steve Compton Book Talk & Signing at Randolph Co. Public Library

October 5, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Randolph County Public Library, 201 Worth Street
Asheboro, 27203 United States
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Sponsored by The Friends of the Randolph County Public Library, the presentation is free and open to the public. The North Carolina Pottery Center will have copies of all six of Steve's books available for purchase at this presentation. Since his first visit to the site in 1974 as a newspaper photographer, Steve Compton has been a big fan of Jugtown Pottery. Written more than four decades later, his book, Jugtown Pottery 1917-2017: A Century of Art and Craft in…

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November 2017

NCPC Booth at the Celebration of Seagrove Potters

November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - November 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Historic Luck’s Cannery, 798 NC Highway 705
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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Nov 17, 6-9 pm | Nov 18, 9-5 pm | Nov 19, 10-4 pm The North Carolina Pottery Center will have a booth again at this year's Celebration of Seagrove Potters. The center will be selling new books including, “Great Pots from the Traditions of North and South Carolina” and “Controlled Burn: Wood-Fired Pottery in Seagrove, North Carolina,” as well as other items. Also this fall, the North Carolina Pottery Center is raffling off 2 Four-piece place settings by Kate…

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February 2018

Chocolate + Wine for Your Valentine

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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NCPC Members: $18 | Non-Members: $20 Calling all oenophiles and chocoholics – Love is in the air at the North Carolina Pottery Center! Join us on Saturday, February 10th for an afternoon of delicious wine and chocolate pairings in celebration of our newest exhibition, the groundbreaking The Last Drop: Intoxicating Pottery Past and Present! During this event, attendees can tour the exhibition while enjoying four specially-selected pairings of wine and chocolate. This event makes for a great opportunity to take…

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March 2018

Open House & Clay Talks! with Michelle Erickson

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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  In conjunction with the end of the North Carolina Potters Conference in Asheboro, NC, we hope you’ll join us for an Open House and slide presentation, entitled "Michelle Erickson: Distilled", by Virginia-based artist Michelle Erickson at the North Carolina Pottery Center from 1:00-4:00 pm on Sunday, March 4th! Michelle is internationally recognized for her mastery of colonial-era ceramic techniques and using those techniques to create pieces that explore 21st-century social, political, and environmental themes. Her pieces are in the…

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