Rockport to host 9th annual Clay Expo this February
Jan 23, 2011 | 649 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Devotees of ceramics and pottery are in for a special treat at the 9th annual Rockport Clay Expo to be held Feb. 5 and 6 in Rockport.

Spearheaded by the Aransas County Council on Aging and the Rockport Center for the Arts, the Clay Expo includes exhibitions, sales and demonstrations from some of Texas’ most respected artists. The two-day event benefits the Council on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program.

The Expo kicks off on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the Bountiful Bowl Pottery Fair at Rockport-Fulton High School. More than 40 potters will exhibit and sell their creations. Tickets are $4 and are available at the door.

As part of the celebration, the Rockport Center for the Arts will offer a special exhibition and sale featuring the works of potter Steve Maness in the Main Gallery.

On Sunday, Feb. 6, Maness will demonstrate throwing techniques from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Additionally, the galleries in Rockport’s Downtown Heritage District will hold special events and exhibitions on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, call the Aransas County Council on Aging at 361-729-5352.
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