HOPS + POTS Saturday, July 27th, 5 PM – 9 PM
Local Beer, Food, Pottery, Music Benefit Party and Sale for Studio Potter.
Join us for a party celebrating the Hilltown6 Pottery Tour and benefiting Studio Potter journal at Project Art, in Cummington, Massachusetts. The evening will showcase local ceramics, food, beverages, and music along the idyllic banks of the Westfield River.
Attendees will be entered into a raffle to win Hilltown6 pottery, enjoy a free beer of your choice! Tickets are limited. Proceeds will benefit the Studio Potter, a 501(c)(3), organization serving the ceramic arts community since 1972.
TO BENEFIT THE
Non-profit organization celebrating over forty years of commitment to the publication of the Studio Potter journal, published in January & July each year with offices based in Easthampton, MA. Centered in studio practice, SP promotes discussion of technology, criticism, aesthetics, & history within the ceramics community. Learn more at StudioPotter.org.
IN CONJUNCTION WITH
Hilltown6 is a self-guided, annual pottery tour in Western Massachusetts. Featuring a sampling of the work of the Hilltown 6, a group of nationally recognized potters based in the Hilltowns, each summer on the last weekend of July, the artists open their studios for a coordinated tour, inviting neighbors, friends, collectors, and the curious to see their workshops, kilns, showrooms, and new work.
Proceeds from the newly added Hops + Pots celebration event will support the Studio Potter journal.
Learn more at Hilltown6.com
OOMA TESORO’S Food: Praised by Mass Appeal, Family Circle & The New York Times, Ooma Tesoro’s marinara sauce is a feature of the Berkshire food scene. Robin & Michael’s recipe is “a generations-old recipe made new. Small batch sauce brimming with fresh ingredients.” Learn more at oomatesoros.com.
WANDERING STAR CRAFT BREWERY Located in the heart of the Berkshires in Pittsfield, Wandering Star Craft Brewery is a 15-barrel production brewery and taproom that creates a wide variety of artisanal ales throughout Berkshire County. Meet the brewer himself, Chris Post, who will feature a small selection of Wandering Star Craft Brewery’s most recent and popular brews during Hops+Pots. Find Wandering Star on Facebook for more.
THE GLUE Boston based, rock and roll Allstars, The Glue will be performing during the event, along with their lead singer and resident artist Lily Fein. Fein will DJ during the event, and the band will jump in with live music as the night progresses. Check out The Glue
WITH SUPPORT FROM
Ferrin Contemporary presents ceramic art by mid-career and established artists. The gallery works to promote the ceramics community and in addition to supporting the Hops + Pots event, will have works on view at Project Art from its host of represented artists and recent exhibitions.