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Ceramics

10
May
2022

Youth Pottery: Face Jugs

May 10, 2022 3:30 pm - May 24, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The May installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on using hand building techniques to create fun face jubs. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on May 10th, 17th, and 24th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

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07
Jun
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Potter's Wheel (June)

June 7, 2022 10:00 am - June 16, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The June installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know to get started working on the potter's wheel. We will make bowls and cylinders. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on June 7th, 9th, 14th, and 16th.

23
Jun
2022

Artist Talk & Reception: Kelly Thiel

June 23, 2022 4:00 pm -5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
FREE

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Join sculptor and painter Kelly Thiel for an artist talk on Thursday, June 23 from 4-5pm, followed by a reception. Free and open to the public, this talk requires no registration to attend. Click the "Details" button below to learn more.

07
Jul
2022

Artist Talk & Reception: Japanese Pottery Making with Takuro and Hitomi Shibata

July 7, 2022 4:00 pm -5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
FREE

Bascome2022 01Join Japanese potters Takuro and Hitomi Shibata for an artist talk followed by a reception on Thursday, July 7th from 4 - 5pm. This event is free and open to the public, no registration required.

08
Jul
2022

Japanese Pottery Making

July 8, 2022 9:00 am - July 10, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Takuro & Hitomi Shibata
$600 for Members; $650 for Non-Members

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In this 3 day, hands on workshop, students will learn how to create various utilitarian pottery forms. The class meets July 8th - 10th from 9am - 4pm with a one-hour break at noon.

22
Jul
2022

11th Annual Studio Barn Pottery Show

July 22, 2022 10:00 am - July 23, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
Free

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The summer installment of our 11th annual pottery shows will be held on Friday, July 22nd and Saturday, July 23rd from 10am - 5pm in the historic Dave Drake Studio, formerly known as Crane’s Riding Stable. Enjoy wonderful and beautiful handmade pottery including both functional wares and sculpture. All work is made by studio members and made in the Dave Drake Studio. Contact Frank Vickery at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

30
Jul
2022

Three Potters Symposium: Tradition and Place, Past and Present

July 30, 2022 10:00 am -4:00 am
Instructor(s): David Stuempfle, Pam Owens, and Chad Brown
$60 (Members); $110 (Non-Members)

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“Tradition and Place, Past and Present”: Celebrating its 12th anniversary, The Bascom's annual Three Potters Symposium for 2022 will highlight the pottery and clay traditions of Seagrove, NC, featuring potters David Stuempfle, Pam Owens, and Chad Brown.

09
Aug
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Slab Construction (August)

August 9, 2022 10:00 am - August 18, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The August installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know about using the slab machine to construct various shapes from templates. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on August 9th, 11th, 16th, and 18th.

07
Sep
2022

Youth Pottery: Bowls, Bowls, Bowls!

September 7, 2022 3:30 pm - September 21, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The September installment invites our younger artists to help us fight hunger as part of our Empty Bowls project. Learn to throw bowls, have fun, and do it all for a good cause! This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on September 7th, 14th, and 21st. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

04
Oct
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Potter's Wheel Making PUMPKINS! (October)

October 4, 2022 10:00 am - October 13, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The October installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know to get started working on the potter's wheel. In honor of the season, we'll be making PUMPKINS! The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on October 4th, 6th, 11th, and 13th.

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