The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia is proud to present a new temporary exhibit highlighting the evolution of Mike Craven’s folk pottery. The exhibit opened June 22 and will be on display until December 17, 2020.
Pottery is a family tradition for the Craven family, who hail from Gillsville, GA. Mike Craven, the owner of Craven Family Pottery, has been making folk pottery since childhood. The Craven family’s pottery lineage can be traced back to the early 1700s.
Pieces in the collection range from 1970 to 2020. Visitors will see a range of work from traditional utilitarian to face jug pottery.
The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia is located at 283 Georgia Highway 255 North, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571, ¼ mile north of the intersection of Georgia Highway 17, and four miles northeast of Alpine Helen. The Museum is open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students, $2 children. Admission to the museum is free to teachers and military personnel with ID, and to White County residents and Sautee Nacoochee Community Association members. For more information visit www.folkpotterymuseum.com or call 706-878-3300.