Hope Blooms Pottery Demos at Leir House

Event Dates:
  • Sat July 10, 2021 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sat July 17, 2021 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sat July 24, 2021 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hope Blooms Demo Saturdays in July

These events are part of the Penticton Arts Council’s Art Matter Program and the Penticton Potters’ Guild’s Hope Blooms exhibition.


July 10th, 11am – 1pm: Cat Sculpture Demo with Bobi McMillan

Come meet Bobi McMillan and see how to hand build Cats with clay. Learn about her process for glazing and cold finishing. Bobi McMillian is a local Potter and Artist displaying her work in the Okanagan.

July 17th, 11am – 1pm: Press Plates Demo with Jane Merritt

Join Jane Merritt from Peace Pottery as she demos her methods for making Press Plates. Jane is a local Potter who explores both hand building and wheel throwing to develop her own personal style.

July 24th, 11am – 3pm: Throwing Wheel Demo with Linda, Steve, and Gail 

Stop in and see Linda Grant, Steve Palmer and Gail d’Aoust as they work on the wheel outside in the courtyard. With many years of experience with the Guild, they have shared their knowledge with others.