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September 2018

Pottery Basics: Wheel-Throwing Lessons

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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$20 – $30

  Want to cross something off your bucket list? Take a throwing lesson or two at the North Carolina Pottery Center! NCPC instructors will guide you through the process of centering clay and turning pots on the wheel. At the end of the class session, you can choose one pot to have glazed and fired in a color of your choice! (The glazing & firing process takes 2-3 weeks; you would need to pick up the piece or have it…

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Pottery Basics: Wheel-Throwing Lessons

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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$20 – $30

  Want to cross something off your bucket list? Take a throwing lesson or two at the North Carolina Pottery Center! NCPC instructors will guide you through the process of centering clay and turning pots on the wheel. At the end of the class session, you can choose one pot to have glazed and fired in a color of your choice! (The glazing & firing process takes 2-3 weeks; you would need to pick up the piece or have it…

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October 2018

Clay Talks! with Sasha Bakaric

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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Free

  Join us at the North Carolina Pottery Center on Thursday, October 4th for a slide presentation by Chapel Hill ceramic artist Sasha Bakaric! Sasha was born and raised in Croatia, where she had a successful career in finance and management before graduate school and family brought her to the United States. Her first encounter with clay was a pottery class for toddlers that she took with her then two-year-old daughter. Sasha felt the attraction and started taking classes and…

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Pottery Basics: Wheel-Throwing Lessons

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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$20 – $30

  Want to cross something off your bucket list? Take a throwing lesson or two at the North Carolina Pottery Center! NCPC instructors will guide you through the process of centering clay and turning pots on the wheel. At the end of the class session, you can choose one pot to have glazed and fired in a color of your choice! (The glazing & firing process takes 2-3 weeks; you would need to pick up the piece or have it…

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Global Clay Day! at the North Carolina Pottery Center

October 20 @ 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 @ 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 @ 6:00 pm - November 18 @ 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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December 2018

Opening Reception: Cast, But Not Least

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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Please join us for the opening reception of Cast, But Not Least from 6:00--7:30 PM on Friday, December 7th. The reception is free and open to the public. Less heralded in the popular imagination than wheel-throwing, slipcasting — the technique of pouring liquid clay, or slip, into molds — has increased in popularity in the last 40 years with studio potters as a method of producing both simple and complex forms. Cast, But Not Least explores the landscape of North Carolina…

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Opening Reception: Historic Slip! Decoration in North Carolina

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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Close up of a historic Jabob Weaver slip decorated plate. Please join us for the opening reception of Historic Slip! Decoration in NC from 6:00-7:30 PM on Friday, December 7th. The reception is free and open to the public. The use of slip is an integral tradition in the evolution of ceramics in North Carolina. Slip was used as decoration in various forms from the application of engobes to change the surface color of the clay palette to trailed, dotted,…

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Holiday Ornaments Class

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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$8 – $10

$8 NCPC Members | $10 Non-Members Registration Deadline: 4 pm on Thursday, December 6th Get in the holiday spirit by making festive ceramic ornaments at the North Carolina Pottery Center on Saturday, December 8th! We invite kids (and kids at heart!) to attend this class. Participants will cut out 3 ornaments from wet clay, then glaze them. After the class, Pottery Center staff will fire the ornaments, which will be ready for pick-up in time to decorate your tree! Payment…

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