York prepares for its annual Day of Clay

York Art Gallery will host its annual Day of Clay on Saturday as part of the Ceramics + Design Now Festival 2018, which runs from Friday to Sunday.

Visitors are invited to get tips from some world renowned potters during a series of workshops.

Fiona Green, assistant curator at York Art Gallery said, “Whether you are a professional or a novice, this is a great opportunity to work with fantastic potters and artists surrounded by some of the most stunning ceramic works in the UK.

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“This year, we have also teamed up with Effects Design Market and the Craft Potters Association to bring the Ceramics + Design Now Festival 2018 to York. This city- wide celebration of ceramics will be crammed with opportunities to get hands-on, engage with makers, meet designers and be a part of the growing ceramic movement.”

Ceramicist Anna Whitehouse with examples of her work from the #100bottles100days project in the CoCA gallery at York Art Gallery ahead of Day of Clay 2018 on Saturday 6th October.

Day of Clay is a Free event. Gallery admission applies, discounted £4 entrance fee if you have an Effects Design Market or York Ceramics Fair ticket.