• Object Lessons & Wild Clay

    Coming Soon!
    Dual Exhibitons! October 16, 2015—February 13, 2016
    Object Lessons: "Ceramics from the Gregg Museum of Art & Design" and "Wild Clay: The Story of NC Clay"

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Promoting public awareness & appreciation of an ongoing tradition in North Carolina.

The North Carolina Pottery Center showcases the remarkable history and ongoing tradition of pottery making in North Carolina. Located in Seagrove, one of the state's key historical and contemporary pottery producing regions, the Center is your first stop in exploring North Carolina's rich clay heritage. The state's pottery communities range from the mountains to the sea, and it is that wide-ranging diversity of styles, techniques, and history that the Center preserves and protects. Our permanent exhibit of more than eight hundred pieces of pottery, artifacts, and photographs traces North Carolina's pottery history from prehistoric Native Americans to the present. The display interprets the impact of social, technological, and economic change on the state's most unique cultural resource. Changing exhibitions of historical and contemporary work are also on display.

Current Exhibit

Postcard Front Prized Pieces ECU Ceramics Guild

Prized Pieces: Makers Collection
May 30 - October 3, 2015

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250 Mugs On The Wall
May 30 - July 25, 2015

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