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Address: 10125 E. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48214
Phone Number: +1 313-822-0954
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Pewabic is a community of makers, educators and innovators devoted to...
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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This city is not what you think. The River Walk was clean, well-patrolled, vibrant --and the design of the walk and surrounding sculpture was an evident draw for pedestrians... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Silver Spring, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This city is not what you think. The River Walk was clean, well-patrolled, vibrant --and the design of the walk and surrounding sculpture was an evident draw for pedestrians, bicyclists, families and tourists. Take a stroll on the River Walk and enjoy river views across to Canada, and watch the Detroit Princess river boat cruise by.

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Interesting story about Pewabic on the second floor. Visit the production facility in the back. Nice ceramics for sale.

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Kent, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

On prior weekends spent in Detroit we were unable to make it here, and are glad we finally had the chance to tour the facility. The location is easy to find and there is plenty of parking right in front. There is a large showroom in the front of the building filled with beautiful examples of the quality pottery that... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Was not what I expected! The history, the craftmanship and things available for purchase are impressive for what is basicly a small shop.

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Pewabic Pottery is many things, a functioning studio producing beautiful tiles and more for homes and businesses, a museum, an historic site and a shop selling beautiful goods. Many well know homes and buildings in Detroit have been adorned with Pewabic tile throughout it's 100 plus year history, The Guardian Building, Fisher Building and the more recent Commerica Park. On... More 

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Whitmore Lake, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This place is one of the great historical places in Detroit and not sure many people know it's here. I am a local and have wanted to visit there for along time. Finally got there and was not disappointed. Lovely samples of historical pottery as well as info on founders and glazes, etc. You can still buy tiles as a... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A historic landmark Pewabic has been in Detroit for over 100 years. All colors, types,sizes and prices of pottery and glazed pieces. The perfect place to find that unique and memorable gift for a friend or for yourself. Or if you just want to browse and enjoy the wealth of colorful and well crafted art. You can even talk to... More 

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Waterford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

On a recent family outing with out of town guests, we decided to check out Pewabic after the Eastern Market. The pottery is so beautiful and the building very quaint. I was here at Christmas and within the 6 months, there was new tiles displayed of Belle Isle and the Spirit of Detroit. Really a special treasure to receive something... More 

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Alsip
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

what a great little gem in Detroit. The pottery is all made by local artists and reasonably priced. No charge just to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A trip to Detroit wouldn't be the same without stopping in at Pewabic Pottery. A mix of classic pottery in the Pewabic style and newer artists with their own flair. Always have to purchase an item or two. Christmas time they bring our ornaments that are treasures.

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