Events

Events 2017-08-27T10:26:45+00:00

Exhibitions

“Elegance from the East: New Insights from Old Porcelain”

| to 10/22/2017

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

Elegance from the East: New Insights from Old Porcelain explores the popularity and variety of Chinese porcelain objects made for export to Western consumers in the 17th and 18th centuries. Chinese artists customized their traditional forms and decoration for European and American commercial tastes. This exhibition reveals the effects of these efforts to translate consumer demand from half a world away. – imamuseum.org/exhibition/elegance-east-new-insights-old-porcelain

“What’s for Dinner?”

| to 11/25/2018

North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC

Handmade dinnerware does more than feed a hungry body—it provides the user with visual nourishment and tactile delight. What’s for Dinner? celebrates the connection between ceramics and food through the work of twenty North Carolina makers, including:

Cady Clay Works, Courtney Martin, David Voorhees, Dean & Martin Pottery, Doug Dotson, East Fork Pottery, Great White Oak Gallery, HAAND, Heather Mae Erickson, Jugtown Pottery, Mangum Pottery, Melissa Weiss, New Salem Pottery, Nick Moen Studios, Nine Toes Pottery, Original Owens Pottery, Sedberry Pottery, Stanley Mace Andersen, Tom Gray, and Westmoore Pottery. – ncpotterycenter.org/

“We the People: Serving Notice”

| to 12/30/2017

American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA), Pomona, CA

Our current political and social climate is arguably one of the more divisive and turbulent periods in the past 50 years. There are feelings of anger, sadness, and fear ― but also of hope, compassion, and unity.

Historically, museums have long been at the forefront of presenting and preserving our cultural values through their exhibitions and collections. Artists have reflected and documented what is happening in their communities and in society. Through their artwork, they have the opportunity to encourage contemplation, conversation, and/or action on some of the most important issues of our lifetime. With that said, AMOCA has invited artists from across the country to “serve notice” on a range of issues including: capital punishment; environmental protection; freedom of speech; gender equality; human rights; immigration; racism; wildlife protection; and women’s rights. – amoca.org/mettlach/