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Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts

Celebrates 14 Years in Business

Wilmington, NC—April 20, 2021-Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts is going to celebrate its 14th Anniversary on Sunday, April 25, 2021, from 12-4 pm. The past few years have been trying for this small business, overcoming two hurricanes and a global pandemic—yet this all-woman-owned local gallery has survived.

Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts represents 25 local artists and continues to provide downtown Wilmington with the only art gallery dedicated solely to three-dimensional art and fine craft. Their motto, “from our heart to your hands,” instills a connection from the creator to the user that is part of their success story.

On Sunday, April 25th from 12-4 pm, Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts’ 14th Anniversary Celebration will feature artist demonstrations, artist meet and greets, door prizes, raffles for store gift cards, and new art pieces from all of the artists. Chris Higgins, Louise Giordano, Dory Maier, and others will demonstrate their art. They will invite visitors to engage in a simple art project that they will then be able to take home with them.

The artists represented include:

Pottery: Kim Grisham, Karen Harbaugh, Patricia Hart, Dick Heiser, Pat Holleman, Lauren Rogers, YiFenn Strickland, Sybil West

Baskets/Gourds: Dory Maier, Dianne Masi

Fiber/Textiles: Sally Eagon, Louise Giordano, Carol Langer, Iris Simmons

Glass: Jim Downey, Simone Bell

Jewelry: June Druchunas, Chris Higgins, Sara Westermark

Metal: Randy Chapman

Mixed Media: Amy Green

Wood: Brad and Hazel Eklund, Bob Fowler, Jean LeGwin

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts is located in the Historic Cotton Exchange in Downtown  Wilmington. Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts follows all safety protocols for social distancing in accordance with North Carolina State laws. 

Parking is free downtown on Sundays and three hours of parking is free in the Cotton Exchange Parking Lot with a qualified purchase of $8. 

For more information about Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts visit their website at or find them on Facebook and Instagram.

Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts

307 N Front Street

Wilmington, NC 28401



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