Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

The Old Church 45th Annual Pottery Show & Sale

The 45th Annual Pottery Show & Sale (also known as the Old Church Pottery Show & Sale) is a nationally-renowned event among the clay community, and a destination for close to 1,000 pottery enthusiasts each year.

The show will feature as many as 3,000 handmade pieces–from functional mugs, dishware, servers, and casseroles to sculptural works.

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Jun
15
12:00 PM12:00

Mugen Upstairs Grand Opening!

Grand opening party for our new 2nd floor event space/tea room/workshop and studio space, "Mugen Upstairs" -- June 15th Saturday, noon to 2:30 
with Emiko Suzuki and Reiko Miyagi

Mugen Upstairs is just above Gallery Mugen/Akira Satake Ceramics/Cafe Yuzu. 
Noon - Enjoy a Japanese meal cooked up by Akira Satake, Emiko Suzuki and Reiko Miyagi
1:00 pm - Tea Ceremony conducted by Emiko
1:30 pm - Sumi-e demonstration by Reiko
2:00 pm - Mini-concert by Akira (banjo and shamisen) and special guest, Hank Bones (guitar and vocal)

Of course Akira Satake Ceramics/Cafe Yuzu will also be open during this time for you to enjoy Akira's work and Cafe Yuzu sweets and shaved ice! 

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Nov
30
to Dec 2

The Old Church Pottery Show and Sale

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44th Annual Pottery Show & Sale

Friday 6PM - 9PM
Saturday 10AM - 5PM
Sunday 11AM - 4PM

About the show

The 44th Annual Pottery Show & Sale (also known as the Old Church Pottery Show & Sale) is a nationally-renowned event among the clay community, and a destination for close to 1,000 pottery enthusiasts each year.

This year's potters are an eclectic group of 30 artists, hailing from across the United States and from Nova Scotia in Canada. The show will feature as many as 3,000 handmade pieces–from functional mugs, dishware, servers, and casseroles to sculptural works.

The show offers a unique opportunity to view an incredible collection of work, as well as meet and talk with these master artists. All pieces on exhibit are available for purchase.

Admission to the show is a suggested donation of $20 on November 30 (Opening Night and Reception), and $10 on December 1 and 2, 2018. All proceeds benefit The Art School at Old Church, a non-profit arts center.

the Art School at Old Church

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Oct
6
to Oct 20

Saké

CURATED BY: LUCIEN KOONCE

This exhibition seeks to expose the viewer to only a smattering of the ceramic sake vessels being made by contemporary artists throughout the world. While demonstrating the aesthetic diversity among sake ware being made today, the intent is showcasing the unity brought forth by a single passion: the love of making shuki. Kanpai!

Gallery Opening Reception: Friday, October 6th at 6pm
Exhibition goes online: Tuesday, October 10th at Noon EST

http://www.schallergallery.com/exhibition/387/Sak-Curated-by-Lucien-Koonce

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May
29
to Aug 19

Confluence - Woodfire NC

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This exhibition will bring together a selection of contemporary North Carolina ceramics and work from the guest presenters at the International Woodfire Conference.  This will be a unique opportunity to experience the wood firing community in a wider context. The exhibit will take place at the main conference site in Star, NC.  Many of the pieces presented will be available for purchase.

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Sep
22
to Nov 17

Elemental : Ceramics and Abstract Paintings

The David McCune International Art Gallery at Methodist University will host “Elemental,” a showcase featuring ceramic artist Akira Satake and painter Victoria Pinney. The showcase will open Sept. 22 and run through Nov. 17.

The opening reception for “Elemental” will begin in the gallery at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 22. The gallery will be open Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. It will be closed Sundays, Mondays, Oct. 18, and Nov. 11.

http://www.methodist.edu/mu-events/elemental-ceramics-and-abstract-paintings-opening-reception

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