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23
Feb
2023

Winter Exhibitions Reception

February 23, 2023 5:00 pm -6:30 pm
Instructor(s):
Free

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Please join us February 23 for a free public reception celebrating our winter exhibitions. 

23
Mar
2023

Casey Engel Artist Talk

March 23, 2023 4:00 pm -5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
FREE

Casey Engle

Join us for an artist talk with visiting artist, Casey Engel.  This event is free and open to the public. 

Casey Engel is an interdisciplinary artist primarily working in textiles, printmaking, and ceramics. In 2015, she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Printmedia from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Since graduating, she has worked at various fine art print shops throughout Chicago as well as Western North Carolina; such as, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, Starshaped Press, the Evanston Art Center, and Starfangled Press. She was the Gallery Manager and a Studio Assistant at Odyssey ClayWorks and currently teaches there.  Casey has exhibited throughout Western North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Washington and Chicago, IL.

27
Apr
2023

Spring Exhibitions Reception

April 27, 2023 5:00 pm -6:30 pm
Instructor(s):
Free

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Please join us Thursday, February 27th for a public reception celebrating our spring exhibitions.  5:00 pm | FREE

04
May
2023

Travis Owens Artist Talk

May 4, 2023 4:00 pm -5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
FREE

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Please join us for an artist talk with Jugtown Potter, Travis Owens.  This event is free and open to the public. 

01
Jun
2023

Katherine Maloney Artist Talk

June 1, 2023 4:00 pm -5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
FREE

Katherine Maloney

Please join us for an artist talk with potter Katherine Maloney. 

21
Jul
2023

12th Annual Summer Pottery Show

July 21, 2023 10:00 am - July 22, 2023 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
FREE

Pottery Show Summer

The 12th annual pottery shows will be held in the historic Dave Drake Barn, 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 Barn. Contact Frank Vickery at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

29
Sep
2023

Three Potters Artist Talk: Guest Speaker Michael Sherrill

September 29, 2023 4:00 pm -6:00 pm
Instructor(s): Michael Sherrill
FREE

Please join us for an artist talk with guest speaker Michael Sherrill.   

30
Sep
2023

Three Potters Symposium

September 30, 2023 10:00 am -4:00 am
Instructor(s): Eric Knoche, Joey Sheehan, Will Dickert
FREE

Three Potters Symposium

Celebrating the 13th anniversary of the Three Potters Symposium, “Elements: Form and Fire” will highlight the Asheville, NC area. We are so excited to present Eric Knoche, Joey Sheehan, and Will Dickert as our 2023 Three Potters. Each artist will share their stories, inspirations, and techniques learned through the years.

13
Oct
2023

12th Annual Pottery Show - Fall Installment

October 13, 2023 10:00 am - October 14, 2023 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
Free

 Pottery Show Fall

The 12th annual pottery shows will be held in the historic Dave Drake Barn, 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 Barn. Contact Frank Vickery at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.  

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This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Learn more at http://www.ncarts.org.

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Funded in part by a grant from South Arts
in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.