2017 South Carolina Clay Conference

Moving Clay Forward: Advancing the Craft

February 24, 25 and 26, 2017

Newberry Firehouse Conference Center (NFCC)

1227 McKibben Street Newberry, SC

Thursday, February 23

3pm-6pm       Pottery Sale & Exhibit Set up open @ NAC

4pm-6pm       Registration @ NFCC

4pm-7pm       Meet and Greet @ (TBA)

o   Take a moment to meet and greet your fellow conference members

Dinner on your own

A list of local restaurants, fast food establishments, local coffee houses & pubs is provided will be provided in your conference packet materials.

 

Friday, February 24

7:30am           Pottery Sale & Exhibit Set up open @ NAC

8:30am           Registration @ NFCC coffee & muffins

9:45am           Welcome and Announcements

10:00am         Slide Presentations from Tom and Elaine Coleman

11:30am         Luncheon box lunch from Cabana Café

1:00pm           Demonstrations with Tom and Elaine Coleman

3:00pm           Break drinks and snacks

3:15pm           Demonstrations Continue

5:00pm           End of Day Break

7pm-9pm       Potters Reception: NAC 1200 Main

Heavy hors d’oeuvres from Cabana Café/beer, wine, soda & water also provided.

 

Saturday, February 25

8:00am           Coffee, muffins, and fruit

9:00am           Demonstrations with Tom and Elaine Coleman

11:30am         Lunch on your own

A list of local restaurants, fast food establishments, local coffee houses & pubs is provided will be provided in your conference packet materials.

2:00pm           Demonstrations Continue by Tom Coleman

2:00pm           Hands-on Session with Elaine Coleman-Attendees are invited to bring a piece of leather hard pottery or tiles to be incised.

6:00pm           End of Day Break

7:00pm           Munching, Music and Musing! @ TBA

BBQ  Dinner from Steelhorse Smokehouse & Live Music from Jim LeBlanc & band

 

Sunday, February 26

10am-11am   Pottery Sale Open to Conference Attendees

10:30am         Coffee, muffins, and fruit

11:00am         Presentation from Josh Copus: Slides, Talk, and "Wild Clay Petting Zoo"

12:00pm         Box Lunch

1:00pm           The Brick Project with Josh Copus & South Carolina Clay Community Forum

 3:00pm          Conference Close & Pottery Sale Check Out

 

POTTERY SALE HOURS

Friday, February 24               10AM TO 6PM

Saturday, February 25         10AM TO 6PM

Sunday, February 26             10AM TO 11AM**

**Sunday’s pottery sale will be privately opened to conference attendees. All other sale dates are open to the public.

 

Conference Meetings & Demonstrations:

Newberry Firehouse Conference Center (NFCC)

1227 McKibben Street

Pottery Sale & Exhibit: 

Newberry Arts Center (NAC)1200 Main Street

www.southcarolinaclayconference.com