MCC Hosts Annual Holiday Ceramics Sale Dec. 4-5

One-of-a-kind ceramics made by Manatee Community College (MCC) students and faculty will be for sale from 8 a.m. to  8:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4, and 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5, in rooms 147/148, Student Union, building 14, at MCC Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West.

MCC's Annual Holiday Ceramics Show and Sale features functional and sculptural pieces of high- and raku-fired stoneware and porcelain clay. Local customers may order custom-made pieces to be delivered prior to Christmas. Proceeds will be used to purchase a soda kiln and sponsor a workshop in February with internationally acclaimed Canadian ceramics artist Robin Hopper.

This year's ceramics were produced in a new Art and Design Building that offers students the use of car kilns for high temperature glaze firings, a fast-fire raku kiln, electric kilns, and a studio for hand building and wheel throwing.

The Dec. 4 sale will be part of a dual celebration of the inauguration of MCC President Dr. Lars A. Hafner and the grand opening of the new Music and Theatre Building.

Directions to MCC Bradenton are available at For more information about the annual ceramics sale, call (941) 752-5251.


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