Functional and Fanciful
Early American Pottery
A past special exhibit showcased examples of early American pottery in the context of the historical progression of craftsmanship, which paralleled the development of the young nation itself. This particular exhibit focused on Anglo-European production, use, and interpretation of ceramics while acknowledging that Native American pottery has a history and art all its own, deserving of a full exhibit in itself. Take a look at some of the highlights related to early American pottery.