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CALENDAR & MEMBER EVENTS

COMING UP AT JPCG!

(this page last updated 10-3-2016)

ALWAYS watch for Romelle & Mary's emails!

 

Past Events

Sept. 24, 2016 Blackware & Saggar Firing Workshop

JPCG -Blackware & Saggar Workshop

Blackware Workshop

 

 

May 11, 2015 Face Jug Demonstration by Greenfield Village Potter, Melinda Mercer!

JPCG Face Jugs with Melinda Mercer

 

 

 

 

2014 Holiday Party at Mary's studio!

JPCG Holiday Party

Jackson Coffee Company Mug Sale

DECEMBER 5 & 12, 2014. The event was a huge success! We may expand the offering into a Saturday in 2015!

mug sale

Gelsanliter Studio Tour

JUNE 28, 2014: . A summer visit to Thomas and Sarah Gelsanliter's pottery studio in Milan, MI. Visit their site to learn more about the day.

 

Martha Grover All Day Workshop

JUNE 1, 2014: All day workshop with Martha Grover was EXCELLENT!! We had a great wood fired lunch thanks to Dar's hard work, chocolate and raspberry wine, wood fired desserts.....hours of learning with Martha Grover. SO much fun!

 

Wine Goblet Demo & Chocolate/Wine Tasting

May 12, 2014: General meeting with wine goblet demonstration at Mary's studio!! Chocolate & wine pairings-YUM!

2014 3 Days of Clay with Michael Sherrill

March 7-9, 2014

Michael Sherrill -3 Days of Clay 2014

Ryan Taylor, wood firer and Guild member, demonstrating big pot throwing!

Ryan Taylor, Wood Firer

The 3 Days of Clay Book & Tool Showroom and the Tool Demo Room

Copy of Book & Tool Room and Tool Demo Room

The Food for Self and Soul at 2014 3 Days of Clay

Food for the Soul...and Self

 

 

The "Extra Events" at 2014 3 Days of Clay

2014 3 DOC "Extra Events"

Kiln Workshop for Members at Romelle's House

February 22, 2014

Members learned how to maintain and repair a kiln from Motawi's very own Chris Reid!!

Kiln

Ella Sharp Museum Fall Festival
October 6, 2013
Our Guild offered children the opportunity to throw a small cup or bowl on the wheel.

A young potter!

Dahlem Nature Center's Faerie Fest & Dragon Days
September 21, 2013
Our Guild offered a station for creating clay fairy doors.

We raised nearly $200 in one afternoon for Dahlem!

Reed Handle Making Workshop at JPCG Meeting
September 24, 2013
A fun and informative workshop.

Lots of tasty treats too!



3 Days of Clay 2012
March 16,17, & 18, 2012
Our annual three day workshop featured Tom Coleman.

Coffee Mug Sales Every December!

Guild members creae beautiful mugs for sale at Jackson Coffee Co., Jackson MI.
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Steven Hill Workshop

At a weekend gathering July 25-26, Steven Hill, of Steven Hill Pottery and Center Street Clay, presented his electric firing workshop on the grounds of the MH Ceramics studio in rural Jackson County. Surrounded by lawns and gardens of flowers and vegetables, the studio was the setting for members and guests of the Jackson Pottery and Clay Guild to enjoy throwing and spray glazing demonstrations by the engaging and personable Mr. Hill. Owned and operated by Mary and Dar Humphrey, the studio was filled with participants
numbering between 20 and 25 each day during demonstrations and talks punctuated with laughter and good natured kidding by all. If you would like to read more about this event, you can download the MCAA Newsletter by clicking HERE