Friday, July 23, 2010

Millstone Pottery Wood-firing Jamboree

5, 6 & 7 November 2010
A week-end celebrating this ancient and time-honoured firing method; for ceramicists, potters and other romantics wanting to have work fired in 3 wood-fired kilns.
Demonstrations, workshops, firings, talks, good food and much more.
Cost: R2 000 for the workshops, inclusive of food.
Nina & Paul
Email: millstone@breede.co.za Web: www.millstonepottery.co.za Tel: (023) 625 1599

Monday, July 12, 2010

101 Ceramics - a 2010 Exhibition

The Department of UP Arts at the University of Pretoria presents one hundred and one of some of the rarest and most valuable ceramics ranging between 2400 BC to contemporary ceramics from the vast collections of the University of Pretoria on a public exhibition from 14 July 2010

The 101 ceramics of the University of Pretoria exhibition presents a selection of ceramics originating from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, China, South America, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Siam, Thailand, Holland, Germany, The Netherlands, France Denmark, South America and South Africa and have never before been exhibited together, nor on such large scale. This exciting exhibition showcases the diversity and uniqueness of the University of Pretoria’s Ceramic Collections This exhibition provides a view of the wide range of ceramics from nearly each continent and explains how the ceramics were shaped, fired and sometimes glazed. A large range of utensils such as pots, jars, vases and other containers are shown, but also ceramic sculptures and commemorative ware including studio ceramics by famous South African potters are on display.

Eastern Cape Calendar

August
“Wildly Colour” exhibition @ the Cube – Cape Town
10th August – 30th September – Delivery of works by 7th August
Late entries, contact susan.graham@ibust.co.za

September
Ceramics Southern Africa National Exhibition – selection
Saturday 25th September – Exhibition: 10—24 October
Workshop by John Shirley
Saturday 25th September

October
Workshop by Jeff Oestreich
Monday 4th October

November
Ceramics Southern Africa – Regional Exhibition @ the Ron Belling Gallery
2nd November > end of November
Delivery of works between 15th September and 1st October
Annual Potter’s Fair
Over a week-end of November. Date to be specified later.

Friday, July 9, 2010