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The first general meeting of 2018 will be held on Friday, February 9th from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in the downtown Bend Library, in the Brooks room. We only have the room for one hour so this will end precisely at six. New and renewing members, please bring your check for $20 for 2018 membership, and please download and fill out the membership form to hand in with your check. We will be electing a new president at this meeting and look forward to sharing some ideas for shaping the year ahead! If you cannot attend, please send your check in the mail – the address is on the membership form. Benefits of being a member include discounts on workshops and a member discount on supplies purchased at Georgies.


Who are we? Artists in the Clay Guild of the Cascades (CGC) share a passion about clay with each other and the community. Our aim is to promote creative self-expression in clay, share knowledge and experience, and facilitate an appreciation of handmade pottery and ceramics.

Activities that support our aim are member meetings, educational workshops, cooperative purchases of supplies, exhibitions, and participation in charitable projects to such as Empty Bowls.

The Clay Guild of the Cascades meets occasionally during the year (dates will be posted at the top of this page when the schedule is set. If you know anyone who might be interested in joining our guild and hasn’t yet because of lack of information, shyness, whatever, have them come to our next meeting. The next meeting about Wildfire 2018 will be held on Friday, March 16, at noon in the Hutchinson Room, Deschutes Public Library downtown Bend Branch.You do not have to be a member to attend.

If there is something you want on the agenda, please contact Helen Bommarito at hbomm@bendbroadband.com before the meeting. You are welcome to bring any food, snacks or beverages.

Events and Studio Tours are scheduled on the alternate months of the Guild meetings when available. (February, April, June, August, October, December).


Membership

If you are interested in staying in touch with the Clay Guild and participating in or supporting its activities, please consider becoming a member or renewing your membership. It only costs $20 and comes with benefits!

Learn more about membership and its benefits.

To join now or renew your membership, download the Membership Application.