Politics, Porcelain, & Revolution

Evening Program and Artist Demonstration with Michelle Erickson at Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia PA

Evening Program: "Politics, Porcelain & Revolution" - December 6, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

In this special evening program, artist Michelle Erickson will discuss her practice as a studio potter whose art is distinguished throughout the fields of contemporary art, historical archeology and studio ceramics by its strong commentary, historical depth and technological virtuosity. Michelle Erickson gives dynamic relevance to the legacy of ceramics as a form of social expression.

Evening Program

Artist Demonstration: "Making a (Pickle) Stand: Porcelain and Politics in Revolutionary Philadelphia" - December 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Michelle Erickson will give a public demonstration on her seminal work "Making a Bonnin and Morris Pickle Stand" published in Ceramics In America 2007 and recreate this 18th-century American porcelain superstar while a rare original example (currently on loan to the Museum of the American Revolution from the Philadelphia Museum of Art) is on view.

Artist Demonstration
"Front and Centerpiece"