Stories from the Pottery

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Co-Founder Mary Chase Perry Stratton

Mary with large vase in 1929, photographed by Mach “Aretha Franklin, Rosa Parks, Gilda Radner, Martha Dodge, a list that screams Detroit’s defining women. Often...

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Special Structurally Sound Concert at Pewabic

We are honored and thrilled to announce that Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings will begin their 2021-22 season with a virtual Structurally Sound concert filmed...

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Handcrafted with Pride in Detroit

Pewabic Glaze Specialist Alex Thullen set out to create a hand-painted tile that could serve as artwork anyone would be proud to display in their...

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Unique Tile Applications: Pewabic Fountains Past and Present

Custom residential fountain photographed by Jim Haefner   We recently featured this colorful Metro-Detroit residential fountain installation and the excitement you all expressed for this...

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Pewabic Speaks Out Against Hate

Our hearts are heavy over the recent hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. These acts of hate are unacceptable. Members of the AAPI...

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Clay Making Then and Now

As we continue uncovering stories from Pewabic’s past we are reminded of how grateful we are for the present. The same methods, techniques, and equipment...

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Pewabic Celebrates 40 Years as a Nonprofit Organization

Pewabic Pottery photographed before 1912   After our co-founder Mary Chase Perry Stratton’s death in 1961, and a period of transition that included the pottery...

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Pewabic's Tile Restoration of the Women's City Club in Detroit

Video brought to you by Illitch Companies News Hub  Pewabic senior designer Genevieve Sylvia and a team of the pottery's tile artisans have been working with...

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Historic Inspiration for Pewabic's Hex Paperweight

Our entire team was eager to reveal the newest hand-painted addition to our paperweight collection. The Hex Paperweight was inspired by long-standing favorites from our archival...

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