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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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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Free

  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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October 2018

Global Clay Day! at the North Carolina Pottery Center

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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Free

On Saturday, October 20th, join us at the North Carolina Pottery Center for an all-day, worldwide exploration of clay! This free event allows visitors to get up close and personal with potters and techniques from around the world. Participating potters will demonstrate and discuss ceramic techniques with global origins—including carving, turning, and even raku firings! Participating artists include: Onay Cruz Gutierrez: Mexican ceramic traditions, including Tree of Life sculptures Hitomi Shibata, Studio Touya: Japanese tea pots, tea ceremony Ibrahim Said,…

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North Carolina Pottery Center 20th Anniversary Gala

October 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Rd
Chapel Hill, 27517 United States
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Can you believe it? What: The North Carolina Pottery Center's 20th Anniversary Gala. When: Saturday, October 27, 2018. Location: The North Carolina Botanical Garden at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Join us as we celebrate the Pottery Center’s 20th Anniversary! Feast on fine foods and festive drinks. Enjoy sweet 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…

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November 2018

NCPC Booth at the Celebration of Seagrove Potters, Nov 16-18

November 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - November 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Historic Luck’s Cannery, 798 NC Highway 705
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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NCPC Booth at Celebration of Seagrove Potters Historic Luck's Cannery, 798 NC Pottery Hwy 705. Seagrove Nov 16, 6-9 pm | Nov 17, 9-5 pm | Nov 18, 10-4 pm The North Carolina Pottery Center will have a booth again at this year's Celebration of Seagrove Potters. We will be selling our new North Carolina Pottery Center caps as well as books and other items. Also this fall, the North Carolina Pottery Center is raffling off 2 great pieces of pottery.…

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