A Handed Down Art: The Brown Family Potters is a tribute to this family’s long, unbroken, multigenerational chain of potters whose knowledge about making pottery has been passed down from family member to family member, and whose adaptive and innovative approach to the trade ensured its durability. The Brown family potters rightfully deserve a place of high standing among America’s pantheon of important traditional artisans.
Many Faces: North Carolina’s Face Jug Tradition will be the next temporary exhibition at the North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove, North Carolina. This exhibition, which will run from August 8 through October 25, opens with a reception on Friday, August 8, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The opening reception is open to the public and free of charge.
Neolia, Keeper of the Cole Pottery Tradition: A Retrospective will be the next temporary exhibition at the North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove, North Carolina. This exhibition which will run from May 10 through July 26, opens with a reception on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from noon-2:00 p.m. Also opening at the same time is an exhibition entitled "Ring Jugs and Rundlets," curated by Jason Harpe and Brian Dedmond. The opening reception is open to the public and free of charge.
“Teachers of Tradition: NC’s Folk Heritage Award-Winning Potters,” a temporary exhibition highlighting and honoring the exemplary work of thirteen of the state’s outstanding traditional potters, opens with a reception on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from noon-2:00 p.m. The North Carolina Pottery Center, located in Seagrove, NC, will be open to the public, free of charge, for the reception. The exhibition will run through Saturday, April 26, 2014.
Three special programs are planned by North Carolina Pottery Center (NCPC) in Seagrove, NC to go along with the Foodwares: Pottery for Storage and Preparation of Food exhibition that is on display from August 9 – October 26, 2013.
You are invited to the North Carolina Pottery Center’s 14th Annual Auction, "Going,Going, Gone to Pots,” on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales (620 Cornerstone Court, Hillsborough, NC).