2018 Maine Pottery Tour
Saturday, May 5th & Sunday, May 6th, 2018
Maine is home to many talented artists including sculptors and potters. Every year on the first weekend in May, pottery and ceramics studios in Maine open their doors to the public. It’s a chance to meet the artists, peek in the kilns, see demonstrations, and shop for pottery and other handmade goods. 2018 will be their seventh year, and they 43 participating studios. Some locations are even offering visitors a chance to try their hand at the pottery wheel! Find more information here including a link to the mid-coast leg of the tour.
Try it yourself and learn something new! Our “Play with Clay” Getaway Package includes two night’s lodging, dinner for two, one night featuring the Chef’s spectacular five-course tasting menu and a full gourmet breakfast each morning. In addition, learn to work with clay at Belfast Clay Studio. Try your hand at a pottery wheel and also do hand building at the table. Leave with two items that are functional, microwave and dishwasher safe and very durable. They take care of the firing and also glaze them in the colors you choose! Let your creative juices flow in the relaxed atmosphere of their studio all the while playing in “the mud”!