African-American Potter Jim McDowell One-Man Show

African-American Potter Jim McDowell One-Man Show

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African-American potter Jim McDowell makes face jugs based on a folk tradition of pottery vessels that are made in the form of a human face. In a one-man performance he tells the history of face jugs and of Dave Drake, a literate and highly skilled slave potter at the Edgefield Plantation in South Carolina. The performance is 2 p.m. on July 22 at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre, sponsored the the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts. Cost will be $15 per person, $10 for Houston Museum members.

Tags: Arts And Entertainment, Pottery, Face Jugs




Event Details

Date: July 22, 2018

Location:
Chattanooga Theatre Centre Circle Theatre
400 River Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37405

website

Contact:
Amy Autenreith
423.267.7176
houstonmuseumchattanooga@gmail.com


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