Media Day for Newcomb Pottery Exhibit

September 25, 2013

Barri Bronston
Phone: 504-314-7444

What: Media preview of “Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise,” the largest, most comprehensive exhibition of Newcomb arts and crafts to tour the country in nearly three decades.

Where: Newcomb Art Gallery on the Uptown campus of Tulane University. Gallery is located in the Woldenberg Art Center, off Willow Street. Parking available in adjacent lot.

When: Oct. 3 at 10 a.m.

Who: Curator Sally Main will lead a tour of the exhibit, which features more than 140 objects – the iconic pottery as well as lesser known textiles, metalwork, jewelry, bookbinding and works on paper.

More: Critically acclaimed and highly coveted, Newcomb ceramics are considered some of the most significant expressions of American art pottery of the 20th century. A partnership between Newcomb Art Gallery and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, the exhibit will be on display from Oct. 3 to March 9 when it will go on a national tour.

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000