- 5:00 PM
Join Artist Inc. alumni at the KC Urban Potters at the Midwest Pottery Fest at #4 Wesport Rd, KC this Mother’s Day weekend! We’re inviting 6 nationally recognized artists to join us for a weekend full of food, drinks, music, artist demonstrations talks, a Flower Bar on Sunday for Mother’s Day, and, of course, a wonderful selection of unique, handmade pottery.
Friday evening, May 12, from 5-8 is their Opening Reception with drinks, food, & live music by local Klezmer band, Tiny Flowers. Get a first look at the newest work by all 13 artists, who will be in attendance & happy to talk with you about their work.
Saturday’s sale, May 13, will include artists demonstrations & presentations about their work throughout the day. (see schedule) Check out the energetic scene here in Westport, with a variety of restaurants & local creative shops in our neighborhood, including Oddly Correct Coffee & Maker Goods. Spend the day with us perusing the pottery, visiting with and watching the artists work during their demonstrations & talks, & exploring the local scene.
On Sunday, May 14, we will host a Mother’s Day Flower Bar! Bring the family out for a unique Mother’s Day experience. Choose from a variety of artist made vases and create your own bouquet. We’ll have a designer on hand if you need a little help arranging. Enjoy coffee by Oddly Correct, juice, & pastries for a one-of-a-kind day with Mom.
More info at kcurbanpotters.com
Saturday Artist Demos/Talks
10-10:50 Meredith Host & Alex Watson, demo
11-11:50 Louis Reilly & Chandra DeBuse, demo
12-12:50 Rain Harris & Paul Donnelly, demo
1-1:20 Ben Carter, artist talk
1:30-1:50 Jessica Brandl, artist talk
2-2:20 Tara Dawley, artist talk
2:30-2:50 Tyler Lotz, artist, process talk
3-3:20 Birdie Boone, artist talk
3:30-4:20 Jana Evans & Erica Iman, demo
Support for this event is provided by a Rocket Grant project award, a program of the Charlotte Street Foundation and the University of Kansas Spencer Museum of Art. Funding is provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. www. rocketgrants.org