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Pewabic

Address: 10125 E. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48214
Phone Number: +1 313-822-0954
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Ranked #2 of 9 Shopping in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty museums, Specialty shops, Landmarks & points of interest, Museums, Shopping & Fashion, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Pewabic is a community of makers, educators and innovators devoted to progressing ceramics. We...
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Type: Specialty museums, Specialty shops, Landmarks & points of interest, Museums, Shopping & Fashion, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Pewabic is a community of makers, educators and innovators devoted to progressing ceramics. We operate as a non-profit dedicated to making ceramics relevant and accessible to all by supporting artistic innovation and creating meaningful learning experiences.

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Detroit, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I went there with the intention of buying Christmas gifts. Everything is so beautiful and I was able to find lovely items for my family and friends.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Pewabic Pottery is a must-see in Detroit for anyone interested in pottery or fine arts. The Tudor revival style building was named a national historic landmark in 1991. The pottery was established in part by Mary Chase Stratton as part of the arts and crafts movement which made its way to the United States around the turn of the twentieth... More 

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Flat Rock, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've taken pottery workshops at Pewabic Pottery in the past. This is an excellent opportunity for people to learn pottery skills from day 1 or to expand their skills at a professional level. I wish they would offer more classes in the daytime as it is next to impossible for me to drive to Detroit on a weeknight for a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Just when you think Detroit is nothing but abandoned plants and factories, you find Pewabic. A working museum you can walk through, with kilns, stamping machines, clay mixers, pieces in various stages of development, people willing to talk to you about their work, exhibitions, and a history detailing the role of Pewabic's founders and other developments in the history of... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Interesting to see the history behind the place but also the pride and artistic skills put into the tiles and pottery.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great place to browse for gifts and such. Lots of pottery and clay art to view and purchase.... or just walk around and enjoy the place... and maybe see how the pottery is created !

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Royal Oak, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I purchased tickets, as well as a Pewabic Membership, for my daughter and I to attend the 2014 Raku Party. This was my 4th year to attend the event. Last November I purchased the series of three round half globe pottery wall art for a Christmas gift and several other items since that time. I’ve spent some money in the... More 

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Royal Oak, MI
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I attended the 2014 Raku party for the first time on the advice of a friend. My friend and her daughter have attended these parties for four years in a row and she couldn’t say enough good things about the event – including how much she loved her Raku pieces and how gorgeous they all turned out. I thought I... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Don't let the surrounding neighborhood discourage you. Detroit is rising out of the ashes and this little jewel just keeps on shining and making beautiful works of usable and easily collectible art. There is something for everyone. Tours of the facility are available as well as classes. Kids camps too. It's va big win-win a must-go-to every time I'm in... More 

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Utica, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It is a wonderful gem in Detroit - there are beginner classes in just about everything, and there is a leftover sale in August where you can buy old stuff, blems, and discounted items - I can't see most blems and the stuff is gorgeous. I love the classes that they have! Now I have a raku pot that they... More 

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