Contact: Denny Mecham

Visit the new exhibition of North Carolina’s American Indian potters at the North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove Saturday, May 17th for an afternoon of special activities. The exhibition and all events are free of charge. From 1-3 pm there will be pottery demonstrations by American Indian potters. Visitors of all ages will have chance to make and decorate their own coil pot.

Also from 1-3 pm the North Carolina Archaeological Society members will be offering Pottery Identification for your family treasures. The exhibit Contemporary Pottery from North Carolina’s American Indian Communities and Contemporary Catawba Indian Pottery will be open 10 am-5 pm. The Artists’ Reception is 3-5 pm. For more information call 336-873-8430 or visit

The exhibition and events are sponsored by the Marion Stedman Covington Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the North Carolina Archaeological Society. Exhibitions are made possible through the generosity of our membership, the Randolph County Board of Commissioners, the North Carolina Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts Institute of Museum, and Library Services the Covington Foundation and the Cooke Foundation. Thank you!

The mission of the North Carolina Pottery Center is to promote public awareness of and appreciation for the history heritage and ongoing tradition of pottery making in North Carolina. The Center is located at 233 East Avenue in Seagrove, NC. For more information please call 336.873.8430 or go to