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Fired up for a pottery weekend

Posted by Jan Shepherd  April 2, 2013 02:42 PM

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By Jan Shepherd, Globe Correspondent

Kieffer Group.jpgThe Worcester Center for Crafts "Pottery Invitational" is an annual rite of spring for contemporary crafts collectors. Curated by potters Hayne Bayless of Connecticut and Hannah Niswonger of Massachusetts, the April 5-7 Show and Sale celebrates 21 top New England artists working in a variety of clays, KK Large plate Periwinkle calligraphic arabesque.jpgtechniques and styles. Serious and wannabe collectors know to head to Friday's opening reception (5:30-8:30 p.m.) in order to get first dibs on one-of-a-kind and other new work. The sale continues Saturday (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) and Sunday (11 a.m.-5 p.m.) and includes pottery demonstrations and a "Five Buck Cup Raffle" to benefit the center. Admission is free. WCC is at 25 Sagamore Road, Worcester. 508-752-8183. www.worcester.edu/wcc


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