THE VIRTUE OF NECESSITY
A LECTURE BY WALTER OSTROM
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 7-8 PM
WHERE: MICA, 1300 W. MT. ROYAL AVE., MAIN BUILDING - ROOM 110, BALTIMORE
Ceramic artist and instructor Walter Ostrom will present The Virtue of Necessity at Maryland Institute College of Art this coming Wednesday at 7PM.
Ostrom revived and modernized the making of low-fired tin-glazed pottery in Canada. He was born in Binghamton NY and is a graduate of Ohio University. He recently retired as a professor of Ceramics at Nova Scotia College of Art & Design University. Ostrom's earthenware made from Nova Scotia clay has been collected by the Museum of Civilization in Ottawa, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
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DAY TRIP: MORAVIAN POTTERY & TILE WORKS AND FONTHILL CASTLE
WHEN: MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 8 AM-6 PM
Join us for a fun filled day in Doylestown, PA where we will tour Moravian Pottery & Tile Works and Henry Chapman Mercer's Fonthill Castle. We will be taken on a personal tour by the head ceramicist of Tile Works and witness full-time ceramists and part-time apprentices create re-issues of the original designs from Henry C. Mercer's historical tile collection.
We will also visit Mercer's Fonthill Castle—a truly fascinating and visual wonderland of exquisite tile work meshed with unusual architectural marvels. Click here to see some amazing images taken by renowned photographer Mark Serfass. This is just a sample of what you'll experience in person.
Transportation via luxury coach, admission fees, guided tours and a delectable lunch at a quaint bistro are included. Please visit our website for details or to purchase tickets to this unique event.
BALTIMORE CLAYWORKS, 5707 Smith Avenue, Baltimore Maryland 21209
Mon-Sat 10 AM-5 PM