As distinctive as Alabama red clay, pottery and stoneware play a significant role in Southern culture. The 40-plus objects on view are gathered from the university art collection and private lenders. Despite their simplicity, advanced skill is evident. The makers’ creativity elevates functional objects and sheds light on the state and her people for more than 200 years.
Auburn University welcomes the 38th Annual Alabama Clay Conference in February 2023
The longest-running program of the Alabama Visual Arts Network, the event educates and inspires through the artistry of ceramics. Two exhibitions commemorate Auburn’s role as a host city for the first time in the conference’s 38-year history.