Pottery and ceramics studios in Maine will open their doors to the public for the Maine Potter Tour Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5.

Those interested can meet the artists, peek in the kilns, see demonstrations, and shop for pottery and other handmade goods.

Central Maine Leg

• Fine Mess Pottery with guest artist Liz Downs of Ditch Lily Pottery, Fine Mess Pottery, 131 Cony St. in Augusta;

• Hallowell Clayworks, 157 Water St., Hallowell;

• Loken Pottery, 26 Bowman St., Farmingdale;

• The Potters House with guest artist(s) Alley Cat Studios, The Potters House, 82 Stevenstown Road, Litchfield;

• D. Hardwood Pottery, 196D Main St., Winthrop;

• Maple Lane Pottery with guest artist(s) Hyydraworks, 36 Greeley Road, Windsor;

• Red Door Pottery/Marie Palluotto, 14 North Pearl St., Augusta;

• Rob Sieminski, 63 Bog Pond Road, Phillips;

• Whitefield Pottery, 442 Howe Road, Whitfield;

• The Potter’s Shed, 605 Hallowell-Litchfield Road, West Gardiner;

• Martha Grover and Joshua Rysted with guest artist Shasha Lennon, 630 West Bethel Road, Bethel; and

• Tim Fischer Pottery, 394 Ridge Road, Lisbon.

 

Coastal Maine Leg

• Fireside Pottery, 1478 Camden Road, Warren;

• Van Der Ven Studios, 27 Moss Meadow, Lincolnville;

• Barbara Walch Pottery, 33 Knox Station Road, Thorndike;

• Neighborhood Clay & Liz Proffetty Ceramics with guest artists Neighborhood Clay and Liz Proffetty Ceramics, 590 Main St., Damariscotta;

• Everyday Pottery by Mary Trotochaud, 103 Northport Road, Belmont; and

• Prescott Hill Pottery, 261 Prescott Hill Road, Liberty.

• West Third Ceramics, 108 Congress St., Belfast;

• Good Land Pottery, 487 Morse Road, Montville;

• Jody Johnstone Pottery, 135 Webster Road, Swanville; and

• Chouinard Ceramics, 75 Main St., Wiscasset.

Southern Maine Leg

Ash Cove Pottery, 75 Ash Cove Road, Harpswell;

• Portland Pottery, 118 Washington Ave., Portland;

• Pottery Girl, 1104 Pequaket Trail, Steep Falls;

• Zwellyn Pottery, 20 Spencer Lane, Limington;

• Homeport Pottery, 131 Beachwood Ave., Kennebunkport;

• Peeper Pond Studios with guest artists Peg Astarita, Peg’s Pots, Marianne Klein, Seabrick Pottery, Rebecca Hillman, Rebecca Hillman Pottery, 18 Mast Road, Scarborough;

• Wendy Twitchell Porcelain, 232 Beachwood Ave., Kennebunkport; Chris Davis Pottery, 81 Seabury Road, York;

• Chases Garage with guest artists Ned Roche, Cait Giunta, Erica Hood, Christopher Cooper, Brian Buckland, Adrian King, Tyler Gulden, Belinda Bodnar, Eric Maglio, Dina Andretta, Christina Dubin and more, 16 Main St., York;

• Shannon Wong Pottery with guest artist Bhadra Peterson (open Saturday only), 59 Saint George St., Portland;

• Southern Maine Clay Guild at Red Door Pottery, 44 Government St., Kittery;

• Ocean Fire Pottery, 23 Woodbridge Road, York; and

• Delany Arts with guest artist(s) Brooke Hoerner, Stephanie Austen, Marian Baker and Amanda Mitchell, 20 Center St.,, Yarmouth.

The tour is sponsored by Quary Room, Portland Pottery, Monkitree, Maine Crafts Association, Cushnoc Brewing and Black & Tan.

For more information, email Lori Keenan Watts of Fine Mess Pottery at [email protected].


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