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March 2017

Pottery Basics: Wheel-Throwing Lessons

March 11, 2017 @ 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 a pot to keep! For more information, or to register, email membership@ncpotterycenter.org or call (336)873-8430. Cost: $20 for NCPC members | $30 for non-members Minimum Class Size: 2 people (so bring a friend!)…

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Pottery Basics: Wheel-Throwing Lessons

March 18, 2017 @ 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 a pot to keep! For more information, or to register, email membership@ncpotterycenter.org or call (336)873-8430. Cost: $20 for NCPC members | $30 for non-members Minimum Class Size: 2 people (so bring a friend!)…

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April 2017

Clay Talks! with Kirsten Olson

April 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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  Clay Talks! with Kirsten Olson – April 6, 2017 Join us at the North Carolina Pottery Center on April 6th for a presentation by Kirsten Olson, currently an Artist-in-Residence at NCPC. A graduate of Juniata College in Huntington, PA with a BA in Anthropology, Minor Fine Arts and an MFA Ceramics from University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Kirsten most recently served as Ceramics Adjunct Faculty and Ceramic Studio Technician at the Art Department of Juniata College. She has been an…

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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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May 2017

Great Pots Opening Reception & Clay Talks! Panel Discussion

May 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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While the North Carolina and South Carolina traditions are linked by history, culture, and material, significant stylistic differences exist between the two, as individual potters used their consummate skills to give singular voice to their time and place. The last thirty years has seen extraordinary levels of interest in this regional ceramic heritage, and Great Pots brings together several voices to examine the aesthetics, folklore, archeology, and collection of this mighty, shared tradition. A catalog/book will be available for purchase with this…

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Bonsai Workshop

May 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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  Learn the bonsai basics! Enthusiastic local bonsai teacher Harold Johnson will give participants a thorough introduction to the beautiful world of bonsai in this workshop. Participants will learn how to create, style, and care for these living landscapes. Harold will have a variety of bonsai on hand to show which species make good bonsai and will demonstrate how to turn nursery stock into a starter tree. After learning about the aesthetics of bonsai pots, participants will create their own ceramic…

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June 2017

2017 Summer Clay Camps: Session 1 (8 & 9-Year Olds)

June 12, 2017 @ 10:30 am - June 16, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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$90/student for NCPC members $110/student for non-members (includes instruction and materials) June 12-16, 10:30 AM-1:30 PM Registration Deadline: June 5 Students should bring their own lunches and snacks. Water will be provided. Space is limited to 10 participants, so register early! To register, call 336.873.8430, email membership@ncpotterycenter.org, or stop by NCPC at 233 East Avenue in Seagrove.

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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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2017 Summer Clay Camps: Session 2 (10, 11 & 12-Year Olds)

June 26, 2017 @ 10:30 am - June 30, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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$90/student for NCPC members $110/student for non-members (includes instruction and materials) June 26-30, 10:30 AM-1:30 PM Registration Deadline: June 19 Students should bring their own lunches and snacks. Water will be provided. Space is limited to 10 participants, so register early! To register, call 336.873.8430, email membership@ncpotterycenter.org, or stop by NCPC at 233 East Avenue in Seagrove.

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July 2017

Seminar: How to Start a Pottery Business

July 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Randolph Community College–Room 103, CEIC Building, 413 Industrial Park Avenue
Asheboro, NC 27205
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Free

  Randolph Community College's Small Business Center and the North Carolina Pottery Center are teaming up to offer a unique seminar about how to break into and succeed in the North Carolina pottery industry. This seminar will give you firsthand information on how to build your business on a solid foundation while providing tailored information on how to get started within the ceramics field. Panel members will share their insights, tips and knowledge and will answer questions from the audience. Our…

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