|PRIZM in Perrysburg offers day trip to Pewabic Pottery in Detroit|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Wednesday, 10 July 2013 10:09|
PERRYSBURG - As part of its "Inspiration Staycation" Summer Program for area residents, PRIZM Creative Community is offering a field trip/hands on art experience to the Detroit area on Monday from about 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
There needs to be a minimum number of ten attendees.
The day of activities will begin with a docent lead tour and a handmade tile workshop at Pewabic Pottery, a famous working pottery studio that is a national historic landmark. Cost for the docent tour, and tile making workshop will be $20 for PRIZM members and guests. After the tile workshop participants will enjoy lunch at Legends Grill, a Detroit coney style eatery known for fresh ingredients and great prices; and take a champagne tour of "The Whitney," Detroit's most iconic mansion. Participants should bring money for gas, lunch, $10 for the mansion tour, and any gift shop purchases.
Participants should meet at 9:45 a.m. in the Riverplace/Churchill's parking lot on Ohio 25 outside the Subway restaurant in Perrysburg. From there maps will be distributed, and carpool and ride sharing will be arranged for the 10 a.m. departure to Detroit. Participants can also travel on their own but should register for the class/tour by July the 18.
Registration for this and all summer Staycation classes is available on the PRIZM website using any major credit card at www.MyPrizm.com.
The Pewabic Pottery docent will lead a tour of museum area, fabrication studios where you can watch artisans creating Pewabic wares from start to finish, and show the commercial tile showroom where you can see current custom projects
The Museum Store and Gallery of Studio Artists contains the finest in contemporary ceramic work by over 70 North American artists. Because Pewabic is a National Historic Landmark, the building is not been equipped with an elevator, which may limit viewing of the museum and exhibition areas for some guests.
The tile class will immediately following the tour.
PRIZM Creative Community is a 501 c.3 nonprofit organization for education, service, and collaboration in the literary and visual arts. PRIZM has received public support from The Ohio Arts Council, The Toledo Community Foundation, and public and private sources.
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