Skip to Content
< back to Calendar

Peter Voulkos, Platter, 1973, stoneware, the MFAH, the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection, museum purchase with funds provided by the Caroline Wiess Law Accessions Endowment Fund. © Voulkos Family Trust

A Break from Tradition: West Coast Ceramics

Saturday, Mar 09, 2013
3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet Map & Directions

Between 1956 and 1986, a fundamental shift occurred in American ceramics, mainly in California and Washington. On this Gallery Talk, survey works from the MFAH collection to see how artists broke with tradition, invented new techniques, and created innovations in ceramics. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Three Decades of West Coast Ceramics, 1956–1986.