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Curbside Gallery Sale 11-4pm

The Village Potters Clay Center 191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC

Curbside Gallery Sale is an outdoor sales event in front of the galleries of The Village Potters Clay Center, 310 Art, Akira Satake and Asheville Art Garden. Join us for a lovely day! Art work and pottery will be on sale to help sustain our small businesses during this season. Our galleries will be open […]

ONLINE Live: Hand-built Forms For Surface Design, with Lori Theriault

Online NC, United States

Which came first, the surface design, or the form? That’s not the question we’ll be answering in this class, but in order to talk about different surface design techniques, we need to have a surface! We will take the first half of the class to look at various forms that originate from slabs of clay […]

Multi Kiln Opening Celebration 11-4 pm

The Village Potters Clay Center 191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC

We may not be able to gather in person, but our Multi-Kiln Opening is still The Village Potters Clay Center's biggest event of the year! Lori Theriault and Katie Meili Messersmith will be your hosts as we share our day with you via Facebook Livestreams! Here's a glimpse of our schedule below - we'll stream […]

ONLINE Live: Why You Want to Throw Off the Mound (…or is it Hump?) with Lori Theriault

Online NC, United States

Description Whether you call it ‘throwing off the mound’ or ‘throwing off the hump’, this technique can help you strengthen and refine many other throwing techniques. Lori will take you through the basics of throwing off the mound, and will discuss the benefits of it as a learning tool for both beginning potters and for […]

$40

Annual Multi-Kiln Opening Extravaganza!!

The Village Potters Clay Center 191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC

We are so happy to be able to celebrate our Multi-Kiln Opening (MKO) in person this year, and even more so as we're also celebrating our 10th anniversary in October! Join us as we share new work from all our kilns: gas reduction - including the new Rolland Kiln, mid-range oxidation, horsehair, and wood ash/soda […]

NC Woodfire PreHeat Special Exhibit: Kazegama Women

The Village Potters Clay Center 191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC

The "Kazegama Women" participating in this exhibit are Sarah Wells Rolland, Lori Theriault, Julia Mann, Katie Meili Messersmith, Judi Harwood, Christine Henry, Ruth Fischer Rutkowsky, Lindsey Mudge, and Karen Dubois. Our invited guest is potter Jim McDowell. Kazegama means 'Wind' in Japanese, and the Kazegama kiln is an alternative to the traditional woodfire kilns. The […]

Throwing Big Demonstration with Sarah Wells Rolland

The Village Potters Clay Center 191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC

As part of our NC Woodfire PreHeat celebration, Sarah Wells Rolland will be demonstrating her skills and techniques in Throwing Big Pots on Saturday, May 21 beginning at 11AM.  In conjunction with the PreHeat, be sure to see our special Exhibit and Sale: "Kazegama Women" featuring works by Sarah, as well as Judi Harwood, Lori […]

Free

Annual Multi Kiln Opening at TVP

We are gearing up for another exciting Multi-Kiln Opening Celebration on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 11am-4pm. The event will include rotating demonstrations in Raku, large-pot-throwing, carving and other surface design techniques. Hundreds of pots from the Raku, oxidation, gas, and wood ash kilns will be for sale, and the gallery will feature a special […]

Shapes of Summer: A Pottery Pop-Up

The Village Potters Clay Center 191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC

This exhibition and sale will feature the work of 13 of our Independent Study and Mentoring (ISM) artists, each with a unique style and approach to ceramic art. Highlights include gorgeously glazed functional pieces like mugs, platters, and bowls, as well as artistic display pieces like vases, carved boxes, and bas relief panels. The public is […]