fyi..aj wright // firstname.lastname@example.org ... From: Brackner, Joey [mailto:Joey@arts.state.al.us] Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2002 5:53Message 1 of 1 , Sep 12, 2002View Sourcefyi..aj wright // ajwright@...-----Original Message-----
From: Brackner, Joey [mailto:Joey@...]
Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2002 5:53 PM
Subject: [AlabamaFolklife] Sand Mountain Pottery show
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The Gadsden Museum of Art is happy to announce an exhibition of Sand Mountain Pottery. The exhibit will run from September 15 through October 14 in the Museum's gallery at 2829 W. Meighan Blvd.. The exhibition of privately owned pottery will be curated by Alabama folk pottery scholars Joey Brackner , Joe Forbes, and Ron Countryman.
The exhibition will feature approximately 25 pieces of utilitarian pottery made at Belcher's Gap by the Henry, Belcher and McPherson families during the nineteenth century. These families, related by marriage, produced some of the most beautiful folk pottery ever made in the United States . Their work is highly prized by art collectors and brings high prices at auction.
Joey Brackner and Ron Countryman will give a gallery talk on Sunday, September 15 at 2:30 pm .
For more information, call the Gadsden Museum of Art at 256-546-7365.
Alabama Folklife Program
Alabama State Council on the Arts
201 Monroe Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
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