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Hill Center will be Closed Monday May 27th in Observance of Memorial Day

November 1 – 3, 2019

Ticketed Preview Reception
Friday, November 1, 6:30-9 pm
Tickets: $35/advance, $40/day of
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Join us for the opening of our annual Pottery on the Hill show and sale, gaining the first chance to see and purchase the works of our artists. Hors d’oeurves, wine and beer included in the ticket price. The first 100 people through the door receive a free tasting cup made by one of the potters.

Free Show & Sale
Saturday, November 2, 10 am-5 pm | RSVP
Sunday, November 3, 11 am-4 pm | RSVP
RSVP appreciated, but not required.

This is your chance to see 20 of the best ceramic artists in America in one place. Pottery on the Hill features functional pottery, all meant to be used in your every day life. Whether you’re looking for a unique holiday or wedding gift, hope to decorate your home with one-of-a-kind items like platters, vases, serving bowls or dinnerware, or even just want to upgrade your coffee cup or beer stein, you’ll find an impressive collection of handmade pots at Pottery on the Hill.

Raku Firing
On Saturday from about 12-3 pm, District Clay comes to Hill Center! Join us to decorate a masterpiece, go visit the show and sale, and return to pick up a gem after the firing. A fun event for kids and adults alike!

Potter Demonstrations
On Sunday, join us for demonstrations of and conversations about the work of some of the potters in our show.
11:30 am: Stacy Snyder
1 pm: Bandana Pottery
2:30 pm: Sam Taylor

Virtual Shopping
Can’t make our show? We have a team who is able to help you shop virtually via FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangouts. To schedule an appointment, email

Potters include:
Bandana Pottery: Michael Hunt & Naomi Dalglish | Bulldog Pottery: Bruce Gholson & Samantha Henneke | Dan Finnegan | Warren Frederick | Richard Hensley | Matthew Hyleck | Michael Kline | Matthew Krousey | Katherine Maloney | Matthew Metz | Lisa Orr | Donna Polseno | Mark Shapiro | Stacy Snyder | Studio Touya: Hitomi & Takuro Shibata | Sam Taylor | Catherine White


Traveling in from out of town and looking for a place to stay? Click here for a list of hotels nearby.

This project was supported by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and East City Art.

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