8th Annual Fired Works Regional Ceramics Exhibit and Sale to be held April 13-21

Macon Arts Alliance is pleased to announce the 8th Annual Fired Works Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale April 13-21, 2012 in the Historic Round Building in Central City Park in downtown Macon. This year’s exhibit will feature 70 artists and over 6,000 pieces of handmade pottery.

Fired Works began as a local pottery show and has grown to become the largest exhibit of functional and sculptural pottery in the state of Georgia. This year’s nine-day exhibit and sale features special events such as Clay Workshops for Children and Teens, Clay in the Classroom, Cocktails and Clay, Pickin’ & Pottery, artist talks and more. A Special Preview Party will be held Friday, April 12. See and buy smoking-hot pottery while enjoying fresh-grilled sausages, kicked- up chili, gourmet toppings, a smores buffet, complimentary beer and wine with an outdoor concert from Sterling Waite and the Cotton Avenue Hustlers.

New to this year’s schedule is Clay in the Classroom, a workshop for teachers to explore new ways to integrate clay into their curriculum. It’s great for homeschool parents too. Also new this year is “Pickin’ and Pottery,” a fun and exciting concert featuring music by Nathan Garrett to be held on Friday, April 19 in Central City Park. There’s something for everyone at the 8th Annual Fired Works.

Visit www.FiredWorksMacon.com to purchase tickets or more information.

About Macon Arts Alliance and Fired Works:
Fired Works is a program of the Macon Arts Alliance, whose mission is to create an environment where arts and culture thrives and central Georgia is recognized as an unparalleled cultural destination. This exhibit supports the artists and artisans that make Georgia and central Georgia a fun and creative place to live and visit.