North Carolina Pottery
Collectors' Guild

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The members of the Guild support and encourage all who appreciate North Carolina pottery -  its rich heritage and traditions as well as the vibrant contemporary industry -  through research, documentation, education and promotion.

Anyone interested in learning more about North Carolina pottery is welcome at the meetings.  Meetings are held on the first Friday of each month, except in July and August.  Beginning at 7:00PM there is a social time that includes pottery identification by experts.  Followed by a speaker at 7:30PM.

Location of Meetings:     North Carolina State University Craft Center, by the Thompson Theater, just off Pullen Drive on the NCSU Campus, Raleigh, NC

 Further Directions:

No Meetings in July and August.

YEAR 2016

8 January: Meeting Canceled

5 February:  Ben Owen III.
Talks about his grandfather Ben Owen Sr.

4 March: Daniel Johnston.  Installations, videos proving that there's more than one way.

1 April: Pam Owen. Women potters of North Carolina.

6 May:  David Stuemple

3 June:  Crystal King

September 9, 2016  Paula Lester, Outen Pottery

7 October: Charlotte Wainwright. NCSU's Gregg Gallery Collection of NC Pottery

4 November:  Steve Blankenhofer,  The state of clay, North Carolina

2 December:  Jugtown, 100 years, meet at the NC Museum of History, for the opening of the special exhibit.

Year 2017

6 January:  Meeting Canceled for Inclimate Weather

3 February:  Joe Owen and his twin brother.  Discussing their father Joe Owen and a book that has recently been published about him.

3 March:    Lindsey Lambert, Executive Director, North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC

7 April:  Steve Compton talking about Jugtown/100 years.  Hopefully with  published book on Jugtown in hand.

5 May: Michael Mahan, From The Ground Up Pottery, Westmore, NC. 

2 June:  Ray Owen and brother speaking about their father Joe Owen.

Year 2018

January 5:   Meeting Canceled

Sunset Mountain Pottery 

Neolia Cole Womack

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