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Dave the Potter: Artist, Slave and the History of Face Jugs

18 Feb 2014

Local ceramicist and historian Jim McDowell, who portrayed Dave in the film “Filling the Gap”, will recount the history of this fascinating American who was one of the most influential potters of his era. He will also discuss and demonstrate the making of traditional African American Face Jugs. Two audience members will also participate in constructing a face jug and will take it home after firing!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Weaverville Library. For more information call the Library at 250-6482.