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Java Jolt: Germanic Influences on Early American Stoneware

May 2, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Alexandria Archaeology is pleased to host Blair Meerfeld for a Java Jolt, sponsored by the Friends of Alexandria Archaeology (FOAA), on Saturday, May 2 at 10:00 A.M. Blair is a master stoneware potter, as well as the current Ceramics Department Chair at the Art League in Alexandria, Virginia, and partner of Highfield Pottery in Cascade, Maryland. Blair is a lifelong scholar of the stoneware craft and an avid collector of historical stoneware. For his presentation, Blair will be discussing the Germanic influences on early American stoneware craftsmanship. On display will be several historical examples from his personal stoneware collection, as well as specimens from Alexandria Archaeology’s collection. The presentation is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to the Alexandria Archaeology Museum archaeology@alexandriava.org or 703.746.4399.

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Date:
May 2, 2015
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
www.AlexandriaArchaeology.org

Venue

Studio 327 – Alexandria Archaeology Museum
105 N. Union Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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Phone:
703.746.4399
Website:
www.AlexandriaArchaeology.org

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