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Wisconsin Art Pottery 1930-2010
Wisconsin Pottery Association 2010 Exhibit
August 28, 2010

Press Release

Wisconsin Pottery Association Wisconsin Pottery 1930-2010 Exhibit and Pottery Show

The Wisconsin Pottery Association will hold its 15th annual Pottery Show and Sale on Saturday August 28, 2010. All types of antique and collectible pottery will be on sale from 9am until 4pm, one day only. Some 50 Pottery dealers from across the nation will participate, as well as noted studio potters.

Wisconsin Art Pottery 1930 to 2010 is the name of this yearís exhibit. Visitors will see a great selection of Wisconsin Pottery including examples of Ceramic Art Studio, Century House, Pittsville and Kohler pottery. Studio potters include Carlton Ball, Don Reitz, Scott Draves, Aaron Bohrod, Eric Olson and more.

The ever-popular What Is It? will again be part of the eventó bring your mystery pottery item to the show (two per admission) and Wisconsin Pottery Association members will informally identify and evaluate it.

Buyers can expect our 50+ dealers to be selling pottery and dinnerware dating from 1880ís to the present. Styles range from Art Deco and Streamline to Arts and Crafts, Mid-Century modern, and Art Nouveau, from companies such as Fulper, Rookwood, McCoy, Roseville, Weller, Cowan, Red Wing, and many more. The Pottery Show and Sale, and the Exhibit: Wisconsin Pottery 1930 to 2010 will be one day only, Saturday, August 28,2010 in Madison, Wisconsin at the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center, just off Rimrock Road near John Nolen Drive. From I-90, take exit 142A, Hwy 12-18 west 5 miles to Exit 262, Rimrock Road then, north ľ mile. For a map, visit our website www.wisconsinpottery.org  or see our display card. The Exhibit and Show will be open from 9am until 4pm. Admission will be $6.

Parking will be $6.00 or free with a parking coupon downloaded from the WPA website or any official WPA ad or display card. The coupon or ad must be presented to the parking attendant at the Alliant Energy Center for free parking.

While you are in Madison check out the Ceramic Arts Studio Collectors Convention at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel. Check out their website at www.cascollectors.com for details.

This will be the Wisconsin Pottery Associationís 15th Pottery Show and Exhibit. The WPA is a non-profit organization formed in 1992 by collectors interested in studying and promoting collectible pottery. Meetings are held monthly and include speakers and informal discussions on pottery. For more information, visit www.wisconsinpottery.org.


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