As part of our new Winter/Spring 2018 issue, Volume 46, Number 1, "Regional Perspectives and Pottery Tours," please join Studio Potter in celebrating and attending the range of self-guided ceramics and pottery tours in North America during 2018. Tours are organized by country, then by state, then by date. If you'd like to add your event to the listing, please contact us.
Concurrent locations around the United States
National Clay Week Open Studio (NCWOS) is a nationwide event that celebrates clay, community and creativity. Studios all over the country open their doors for demonstrations, lectures, exhibitions.
Ben Carter, 831-334-5431, firstname.lastname@example.org
Homer Pottery Studio Tour
Saturday May 19 - Sunday May 20, 2018
Visit Homer potters and ceramic artists in this self-guided studio tour!
Cynthia Morelli, 907-235-2846, email@example.com
ClayWay Studio Tour
Litchfield County, CT
October 6, 7, 8
Eighteen artists in and around Litchfield County at the start of the leaf color season.
Tampa Tour de Clay
Tampa Bay, FL
Our 11th annual tour of five pottery studios featuring the work of over thirty accomplished local and national ceramic artists.
Michele Ginouves, 352-346-1855, firstname.lastname@example.org
Shawnee Hills Pottery Trail
Nine Potters, One Great Weekend!
Steve Grimmer, 618-697-4258, email@example.com
Twenty Dirty Hands
Galena + Elizabeth, IL
Tour the studios and delight in the work of these makers. The potters of Twenty Dirty Hands love clay.
Paul Eshelman, 815-858-2327, firstname.lastname@example.org
@michianapotterytour on Instagram
The Michiana Pottery Tour includes more than 30 artists at six locations across northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan. The two day tour takes place on the final Saturday and Sunday of September every year
Southern Crossings Pottery Festival / SXPF
Made By Hand, Designed For Many
Jason Bige Burnett, 865-278-8938, email@example.com
Maine Pottery Tour
Lori Watts, firstname.lastname@example.org
The nearby friends and firing crew of Jody Johnstone's anagama kiln open their studios to you for this special event.
Simon van der Ven, 207-975-3456, email@example.com
Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail
A self-guided driving tour featuring 23 potters at 9 studios along the beautiful back roads and historic towns of western Massachusetts.
Steve Earp, 413-625-2870, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hilltown 6 Pottery Tour
Western Massachusetts Hilltowns
This tour includes nine nationally recognized potters and their guests based in the eclectic and beautiful Hilltowns of Western Massachusetts.
Christy Knox, 413-404-6695, email@example.com
Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts
A self-guided tour of Berkshire County Potters..our fifth anniversary!
Ellen Grenadier, 413-528-9973, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Cracked Pot Studio Tour
Ten rural potteries open their studios and invite 50 Michigan ceramic artists to join in showing and demonstrating their work.
The 26th annual Saint Croix Valley Pottery Tour
Chisago County, MN
May 11, 12, 13
Celebrating pottery and potters, seven studios will host 62 potters, making sales and connections that prove satisfying to visitors and potters alike.
Cannon River Clay Tour
June 16-17, 2018
This self-guided studio tour is hosted by eleven local clay artists and features twelve guest artists from around the country.
Kansas City, MO
Join the KC Urban Potters & invited guest artists for a weekend of demonstrations, artist talks, a flower bar, & pottery!
Erica Iman, 541-513-0753, email@example.com
Montana Clay Tour
Ceramic artists invite their colleagues from around Montana for a festive open studio event that coincides with the Bray Bash.
Mel Griffin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lincoln Clay Tour
Local artists Gail Kendall, Amy Smith, and Sharon Ohmberger host two home-studio tours and a sale, with guest artists.
Amy Smith, 402-488-0283, email@example.com
Omaha North Hills Pottery Tour
Enjoy the work of nineteen nationally recognized clay artists while traveling along the Lewis and Clark scenic byway.
Finger Lakes Pottery Tour
Three studio locations near Ithaca NY with local and invited potters at each studio.
Julie Crosby, 607-280-1606, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hudson Valley Pottery Tour
Mid-Hudson Valley area of New York
We invite you to visit the studios, engage the makers, and learn how they have forged a life committed to ceramics.
Doug Peltzman, 845-750-7577, email@example.com
Brooklyn Clay Tour
Fall into Winter
A self-guided tour of artisans’ spaces.
Linda Rohrbach-Austerberry, firstname.lastname@example.org
May 26-27, October 13-14.
Visitors are invited behind the scenes into studios where clay work is created.
Martha Fitch, 802-223-3380, vermontcraftscouncil.com
May 5-6 & November 23-25
Fine Pottery and Woodworking in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia. Free self- guided tour.
Ellen Shankin, 540-745-3595, email@example.com
Take a self-guided tour of Richmond's diverse and spectacular clay community.
Scott Campbell, 804-918-7722, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Clay Collective Pottery Tour
South Central Wisconsin
Featuring the functional, sculptural and decorative ceramics of twenty-five potters in seven studio locations.
Rick Hintze, 920-699-2529, email@example.com
St. Croix River Valley, MN / WI
This collective of annual fall sales represents seven charming and distinctive studios along the scenic St. Croix River valley.
Nick Earl, 952-270-6893, firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Croix River Valley, WI
This is a self-guided tour of four studios and guests nestled in the beautiful St. Croix River valley of Western Wisconsin.
Steven Rolf, 715-426-7367, email@example.com
2435 rue de l'Église,Val-David, Québec, Canada J0T 2N0
July 6 - August 12
30th edition. Over 100 Quebec/Ontario exhibitors. Demonstrations, workshops, special events, Japanese tea room, Silica Garden.
Jonathan Ishikawa, 819-322-6868, firstname.lastname@example.org
Columbia Basin, Southeast British Columbia, Canada
This two day free self-guided tour showcases local pottery and artists' studios offering the public access to purchase work, view demonstrations and other behind the scene opportunities.
Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, 250-505-5505, email@example.com