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Pottery as Poetry: Learning from The Black Potters of Old Edgefield Ceramic Workshop with Ebitenyefa Baralaye

Ebitenyefa Baralaye, There Must Be a Place, 2023.
Ebitenyefa Baralaye, There Must Be a Place, 2023, stoneware, glaze, 31″ x 14″ x 14″. Image courtesy the artist. 

Friday, October 6, 2023
10:00 am – 1:00 pm


In-person Event

Ann Arbor District Library (Downtown)
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Workshop / Seminar
Open to the public
Free of charge

RSVP Required

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, The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA), and the Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) in conjunction with the exhibition Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina, on view at UMMA from August 26, 2023 — January 7, 2024. This event series is sponsored by the U‑M Arts Initiative.

Spaces are limited. Registration is required. For more information contact Jennifer Junkermeier-Khan at jenjkhan@​umich.​edu.

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