May 2005 Issue
|102 Days and Nights of Summer
So, you say you can't recall attending the Radish Festival in McClure? Blue Rock Station in Philo doesn't ring a bell? Tsk, tsk. And you call yourself an Ohioan.
Inheriting the Arts
Art galleries and artists' studios are sprinkled along the highways and byways stretching from Nelsonville's Public Square to neighboring Perry County. An area whose economy once depended on coal, bricks and pottery for economic stability is redefining itself, and art is playing a significant role in development efforts. Foothills School of American Crafts was one of the first artist groups to settle in Nelsonville, and many attribute the recent influx of artists in the developing Public Square Arts Dis...
The Place for Pottery
The artistic growth in the Hocking Hills region is grounded in the longstanding pottery-making tradition of the area. That tradition continues within the clay belt among the potteries that keep this art form alive and well. A community that once relied on its reputation for the finest pottery available still provides treasure seekers with an abundance of the finest quality pieces from dedicated craftspeople. In the interest of ensuring that the rich pottery heritage will remain throughout southeast Ohio...
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