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Oct 6
Secret Lab / Ann Arbor District Library - Downtown
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Pottery as Poetry: Learning from The Black Potters of Old Edgefield Ceramic Workshop with Ebitenyefa Baralaye

This program is free and open to the public. Spaces are limited. Registration is required. You can reserve your spot here.

Detroit based artist and educator Ebitenyefa Baralaye will lead a hands-on workshop on ceramic techniques and glazing methods inspired by the Black Potters of Old Edgefield. Clay and tools will be provided. This event is co-presented by Stamps Gallery, UMMA, and AADL in conjunction with the exhibition Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina currently on view at UMMA, Aug 26, 2023 - Jan 7, 2024.

This event series is sponsored by the U-M Arts Initiative.  This program is organized by the Stamps Gallery, for more information contact Jennifer Junkermeier-Khan at

The Arts & Resistance Theme Semester, organized by UMMA and the U-M Arts Initiative, is generously supported by the U-M Office of the Provost, the U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch, and Erica Gervais Pappendick and Ted Pappendick.

Hear Me Now is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, with support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and the Henry Luce Foundation.

Lead support for UMMA's presentation of the exhibition is provided by Michigan Engineering, the U-M Office of the Provost, the U-M Office of the President, the Americana Foundation, the U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, the U-M Inclusive History Project, and Michigan Humanities. Additional generous support is provided by Larry and Brenda Thompson and Melissa Kaish and Jonathan Dorfman. 


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