Benefits & Opportunities of Membership

Education

  • Library containing extensive resources including magazine subscriptions and DVDs;
  • Workshops on different techniques which are taught by the very best practitioner of that method of working, usually a craftsman of local, national or international status;
  • Guest speakers at monthly meetings

Marketing & Sales

  • Opportunity to sell your work twice a year; spring & fall, at the Horticulture Building (Lansdowne Park)
  • Opportunity to showcase their work: in Guild Exhibitions; and in the Members’ Gallery on the website;
  • The Guild is engaged in social networking with Facebook and Twitter

Networking

  • Opportunity to meet with knowledgeable and friendly members at the monthly meetings;
  • Opportunity to access a strong knowledge base that offers support and guidance on any topic related to ceramics, using the email discussion list;
  • Opportunity to share notices and invitations to openings and events among the membership using the email broadcast list, website, Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

Our Mandate

  • Encourage the growth and development of pottery and maintain a high standard of artistic expression and craftsmanship;
  • Act as a medium for the exchange of ideas and technical information;
  • Organize and promote pottery exhibitions, demonstrations and workshops;
  • Promote awareness and appreciation of the ceramic arts to the general public;
  • Educate the public and its membership about the artistry, technology and history of the clay arts.

 

 


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