Pottery on the Hill 2016

By Editorial Team on October 24, 2016

Fri, 21 October 2016 - Sun, 23 October 2016


Image courtesy Hill Center.
Image courtesy Hill Center.

Schedule of Events

Preview Reception
Friday, October 28, 6:30 p.m.
Tickets: $35/advance, $30/day of. Available at potteryonthehilldc.org

Free Show & Sale + Pottery on Wheels! Truck
Saturday, October 29: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, October 30: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


Read a profile of this year’s exhibition HERE.

Potters in the 2016 show include:

Mary Barringer (Shelburne Falls MA)
Bob Briscoe (Harris MN)
Bulldog Pottery-Bruce Gholson & Samantha Henneke (Seagrove NC)
Kyle Carpenter (Asheville NC)
Trista Depp Chapman (Fredericksburg VA)
Naomi Dalglish (Bakersville NC)
Dan Finnegan (Fredericksburg VA)
Ryan Greenheck (Philadelphia PA)
Rick Hensley (Floyd VA)
Michael Hunt (Bakersville NC)
Matthew Hyleck (Baltimore MD)
Matthew Metz (Alfred Station NY)
Ronan Peterson (Chapel Hill NC)
Donna Polseno (Floyd VA)
Stacy Snyder (Arlington VA)
Catherine White (Warrenton VA)

The weekend kicks off with a tickets preview reception on Friday night, offering guests the opportunity to meet the artists and have the first chance at purchasing their works. A free beer sampler made by one of the potters will be available to the first 100 people who attend the preview reception. On Saturday and Sunday, a free show and sale is open to the public.

New this year is the Pottery on Wheels! (POW!) truck. On Saturday and Sunday during the show, the POW! Truck will be in the Hill Center plaza to let the public make pottery with Sam Taylor and several other renowned potters. POW! Will offer their programming to students at Maury Elementary School and the Field School as well earlier in the week.

Hill Center is located in the historic Old Naval Hospital at 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, just one block from the Eastern Market metro.