Friday, July 28th, 2017, 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Local Beer, Food, Studio Pottery, Music
Benefit Party and Sale for Studio Potter

Project Art
54 Main Street
Cummington, MA 01026

Tickets are available for $15 in advance and $20 day of the event. Tickets include food and a drink, and a donation to Studio Potter.

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

Join us in a party in anticipation of the Hilltown6 Pottery Tour. The evening will focus on ceramics, local food and drink tasters along the idyllic banks of the Westfield River. In addition to getting your fill of hops and pots, participate in the pottery focused podcast, The Jones Cast whose host will be on site and recording during the event, enjoy live music, win one of several raffles, and cozy up to our bonfire as the night closes.

is a non-profit organization celebrating more than forty years of commitment to the publication of the Studio Potter journal, published in January and July of each year with offices based in Easthampton, Massachusetts. Centered in studio practice, SP promotes discussion of technology, criticism, aesthetics, and history within the ceramics community.

Pottery Tour featuring local pottery from the hilltowns in Western Massachusetts. The 11th annual pottery tour takes place each year on the last weekend of July, and is organized by a group of nationally recognized potters based in the Hilltowns of Western Massachusetts. The founding potters: Christy Knox, Hiroshi Nakayama, Michael McCarthy, Connie Talbot, Mark Shapiro, and Sam Taylor are joined by Robbie Heidinger, Eric Smith and Maya Machin, as well as special guests.  These artists invite neighbors, friends, collectors, and the curious to see our workshops, kilns, showrooms, and new work.hilltown6.com


in Cummington, MA supports and promotes local and international ceramic art and artists through artist residencies, studio rentals, events, and exhibitions.

Guest artists Brad Klem and Brian R. Jones join resident artists Alexandra Jelleberg, Jessica Detweiler, Sergei Isupov, Kadri Pärnamets and Paul Scott for the annual Summer Open House

Brian R. Jones, recently moved from Portland, OR to the Albany, NY area.  A studio potter who is also well known for his podcast the Jonescast, Brian will be showing recent works from the new studio. Brian will also be recording short interviews with visiting artists, neighbors and pottery collectors. His studio assistant, Aleka Tomlinson, will also be joining the group for the weekend.

Bradley Klem, a former visiting artist returns with hand made growlers and functional ceramics he has been producing while completing his MFA at Penn State University.

Selected works of contemporary ceramic sculpture by represented artists and American Studio Pottery from private collections on display, with a portion of the sales on the night of the event going to benefit the Studio Potter.


Locally Sourced Food and Beers – more info coming soon.




Spring 2017 Open House