The Michiana HYBRIDPottery Tour
With lingering uncertainty and varying levels of comfort from person to person due to COVID variants, the 2021 Pottery Tour will be a hybrid event. Some artists will have work available in-person at one of six stops. Some artists will have work available for online purchase only. Some artists will have work available in-person AND online.
To enjoy the in-person event, just visit as many of the 6 stops as you like during the tour hours. Go at your own pace in whichever order you like. Please wear a mask and social distance as much as possible. Visit all 6 stops for a chance to win pottery!
To shop the virtual Pottery Tour, return to this website during tour hours. Artists participating in the Virtual Tour will have links to their online shops with new pots available for purchase.
September 25-26, 2021
Saturday, September 25: 10am – 5pm
Sunday, September 26: 11am – 4pm
Mark Goertzen, Host
Alex Hoogland, Host
Brandon “Fuzzy” Schwartz, Host
Sadie Misiuk, Host
Justin Rothshank, Host
Trevor Daugherty, Host
Goshen Clay Artists Guild, Host
The in-person Michiana Pottery Tour will have six stops in the Michiana region. Most stops will be outside but please wear a mask. Free parking is available at or near each location.
Read More about the Michiana Potters
Commitment to Diversity
The Michiana Pottery Tour is a regional arts tour, highlighting potters working in and around Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan. The tour began in 2012 and continues to grow each year as a collaborative effort among local host potters. The tour has expanded to include some national and international invited guest artists over the years.
As a collective of artists we recognize that the land we host our tour on is the ancestral home of the Potawatomi Nation. The Potawatomi people were stewards of this land for many generations leading up to an unjust treaty in 1828 when the land was taken by the United States Government and the Potawatomi were forcefully removed and relocated. We stand in solidarity against the systemic racial and ethnic discrimination that has been part of our country since it’s inception.
We recognize that, with a founding group of midwestern artists, our tour does not adequately represent the diversity of artists currently working in ceramics, even within our own region. Our goal is to host a tour that continues to provide opportunities for education about the broad field of contemporary ceramics. We will strive to broaden the diversity of artists we represent, and work to promote diversity within our field and our region. This includes making more opportunities for Black, Indigineous, People of Color, and other underrepresented communities and using our financial resources to support BIPOC organizations.