Pewabic Tile: A Second Century of Design in Detroit
Sunday, March 14 | 3-4pm | Online event
Limit: 30 guests
Spend an hour immersed in the craftsmanship and design legacy of Detroit’s renowned Pewabic Pottery. Executive director Steve McBride and senior designer Genevieve Sylvia will take you behind-the-scenes for an insider’s look at this legendary institution, which has been handcrafting architectural tile since 1903. You’ll learn how they use traditional techniques to design for the 21st Century, as Genevieve shares her process and introduces you to Pewabic’s catalog of handcrafted tiles and stunning glazes. Join Steve and Genevieve as they discuss current residential and commercial design projects and Pewabic’s next century of tile in Detroit.
Pewabic Pottery is a is a ceramic studio and school founded in Detroit in 1903. Today they continue to be an active working pottery, architectural tile studio, ceramic arts education center and vibrant cultural destination that attracts visitors from around the world.
For over a decade, Pewabic Pottery has produced the JRA Craft Weekend award tiles for our Distinguished Educator and Masters of the Medium.