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Multi-Kiln Opening Celebration

October 2, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Village Potters Clay Center (TVPCC) is very pleased to announce the return of one of their most popular events: the Annual Mulit-Kiln Opening (MKO) Extravaganza!

The event will be held on October 1, 2022 from 11am-4pm and will coincide with a special exhibit in their fine craft gallery. The MKO will take place in a large outdoor venue behind the TVPCC main facility, accessible through The Village Potters gallery, via a walkway from the front of Riverview Station, or via Foundy Street. The event is free to attend and will feature the exhibit and sale of works by each of the resident potters, live demonstrations, and kiln openings. These kilns include electric kilns, reduction kilns including the Rolland Portable Kiln, Raku kilns, and the Wood/Soda Ash Kazegama Kiln.

Demonstrations scheduled throughout the day will include Alternative Firing with Judi Harwood, Big Pot throwing by Julia Mann and Katie Meili Messersmith, and Surface Design by Ruth Fischer Rutkowsky. Sarah Wells Rolland and Lori Theriault are collaborating on a big pot that Sarah will have thrown by the event that Lori will be carving. Both will be there to discuss the process of both making the pot and creating the design you will see come to life at the MKO.

More details will be announced as the event date approaches, and you will find pictures and videos previewing the upcoming events at The Village Potters Clay Center Facebook and Instagram pages (@thevillagepotters).


October 2
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Village Potters
191 Lyman Street, #180
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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