• By Mia Jordan
  • Posted Friday, November 5, 2021

Native American Heritage Month Program: Cherokee Pottery Making (Virtual)

Cherokee Pottery Making
Tuesday, Nov. 16 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Virtual via Zoom
Recommended for families, but all ages welcome.

Learn all about Cherokee pottery-making with Tina H. Smith from Wake Forest University’s Lam Museum of Anthropology in honor of Native American Heritage Month. Tina will discuss Cherokee pottery traditions and show the participants how to make a simple clay pot.

Supply list for the activity:

  • Air dry clay or salt dough clay (recipe here)
  • Newspaper, plastic tablecloth, or plastic wrap (something to cover work surface)
  • Flour
  • Craft paints
  • Paint brushes
  • Paper towels
  • Container for water
  • Clear acrylic spray
  • Optional for decorating: beads, shells, seeds, and objects to create patterns

Note: Craft supplies are not required to attend the program, just if you want to follow along with the craft demonstration.

To register for this virtual program, click here.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library. All Forsyth County Public Library programs are free and open to the public.

To learn more about Wake Forest University’s Lam Museum of Anthropology, go here.

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