Potteries of Trenton Society

The Potteries of Trenton Society &
The New Jersey Historical Society

Infrastructure: Making Pots in Trenton, 1775-1950

Program

9:00-9:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30-10:00 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:00 am-12:30 pm

Demonstration and Lectures with questions following each presentation:

Mark Shapiro, Potter,
Demonstration of wheel techniques

Jean-Pierre Dion,
The Potter's Craft in a Changing Environment, 1800-1920

Richard Hunter
Movers and Shapers: Trenton's Pottery People, ca. 1750-1950

12:30-2:00 pm Lunch Break
2:00-4:00 pm Lectures with questions following each presentation:

Bill Liebeknecht
All Fired Up: Kilns for all Occasions

Rebecca White
Cones & Rings & Props, Oh My!: Interpreting Trenton's Kiln Furniture

Ellen Denker
In the Clay and Over the Glaze: Decorating Trenton's Pots, 1750-1950

4:00-4:30 pm

Wine Reception