The Guild's 50th Anniversary Year includes special activities to complement the Guild's annual events and celebrate our important milestone. We have been an important part of the pottery community in Ottawa since 1973. Our 50th Anniversary committee is co-chaired by Monica Rosenthal and Amy Bell, with Kirstin Davidson, Barbara Minish, and Natalie Gosselin.
A special logo has been developed for this year that will be used throughout the year. Information will be shared regularly at Guild meetings, on our website, Guildforum and through social media.
The Guild's 50th year includes these great events for potters and pottery lovers:
January - February 2023: 50th Anniversary Scholarships: 10 awards of $500 each, juried by the Directors of Populace.
March 2023 - Great Bowls of Fire 2023, raising funds for the Ottawa Food Bank
May - Spring Pottery Festival and the 2023 Annual Juried Exhibition. Our Spring Sale, Annual Juried Exhibition, Pottery Demonstrations, a Throwdown and more.
June - Annual General Meeting
Fall 2023 - 50 Pots in 50 Spots, a participatory event highlighting pots displayed around the city.
November 2023 - Capital Creates, a curated Exhibition at the Ottawa Art Gallery.
December 2023 - Holiday Sale and our closing event.
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