AUGUSTA — Maine Pottery Tour, a non-profit collective of potters throughout Maine, will celebrate ceramics by opening their studios to visitors from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 30 and 11 a.m.-4 pm. May 1.

St.arted in 2011 by Lori Watts at Fine Mess Pottery to educate the public and to provide an opportunity for Maine’s ceramic artists to open their studio doors Pottery Tour now boasts more than 35 participating studios that stretch across Maine.

Welcoming visitors and artists alike, this annual weekend is an opportunity for casual to serious ceramic enthusiasts to meet the artists, see demonstrations, peek into kilns, and shop for local handmade goods. Celebrating its

Participating studios

A Lakeside Studio Pottery, 10 Cedar Point Road, Wayne

Fine Mess Pottery, 131 Cony St., Augusta

Loken Pottery, Swine Stein, 26 Bowman St., Farmingdale

Mudgirl Pottery, 30 Old Village Road, East Winthrop

Maple Lane Pottery, 36 Greely Road, Windsor

Rob Sieminski, Bog Pond Road, Phillips

The Potters House, 82 Stevenstown Road, Litchfield

Barbara Walch Pottery, 33 Knox Station Road, Thorndike

Prescott Hill Pottery, 261 Prescott Hill Road, Liberty

Alexsondra Tomasulo, Clarks Cove Road, Walpole

Ash Cove Pottery, 75 Ash Cove Road St., Harpswell

Fireside Pottery, 1478 Camden Road, Warren

Liz Proffetty Ceramics, Saturday only, 118 West Old County Road, Newcastle

Tyler Gulden Pottery, 45 Clarks Cove Road, Walpole

ANK Ceramics & Meghan Flynn Ceramics, 209 Main St., Lincolnville

Arrowsic Island Pottery, 344 Old Stage Road, Arrowsic

Van Der Ven Studios, 257 Main St., Lincolnville

The Pottery Project, 6 Main St., Bowdoinham

River Arts, Cathie Cantara Pottery, 241 U.S. Route 1, Damariscotta

Everyday Pottery, 103 Northport Road, Belmont

Bayside Clay, 250 Anderson St., Portland

Portland Pottery, 118 Washington Ave., Portland

Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island

Peg’s Pots, 18 Mast Road, Scarborough

Nedware Pottery, 570 Ledge Road, North Yarmouth

Barrelmaker Pottery, 162 Congress St., Portland

Lisa B Evans Pottery, 27 Belknap St., Portland

Gallery on the Green, Kathleen King Pottery, 11 Oak St., Alfred

Hands On Pottery, 14 St.orer Street, Kennebunk

Homeport Pottery, 131 Beachwood Ave., Kennebunkport

Pottery Girl, 1104 Pequaket Trail, Steep Falls

Wendy Twitchell Porcelain, 232 Beachwood Ave., Kennebunkport

Saco River Pottery, 62 Denmark Road, Brownfield

Earth and Soul Pottery, 168 Bonny Eagle Road, Hollis Center

Milly Welsh Pottery, 20 Spencer Lane, Limington

Ellen McCarthy, 18 Mast Road, Scarborough

For additional information call Lori Watts at Fine Mess Pottery at 622-1003 or visit www.facebook.com/MainePotteryTour.