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announcement for the metropolitan dc area potters: american clay,

updated sat 6 may 00


Aiko Ichimura on fri 5 may 00

For potters who reside near Washington DC, the Japan Information Culture
announced the following information. I don't know who Stephen Merritt is.
But I live very close
to the center, I might stop by. Aiko:

The JICC is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition:

"American Clay, Japanese Spirit"
Clay Vessels by Stephen Merritt

May 23 ? July 7, 2000
(JICC closed on May 29 and July 4)
Exhibition hours: Monday-Friday, 9:30 am ? 4:30 pm

The JICC, Embassy of Japan is pleased to present an exhibition of the
work of Stephen Merritt. The pieces being shown are the latest works of
a potter whose career began as a student of two Japanese masters. His
exquisite vessel forms have a grand scale and classic line creating a
wonderful balance between utility and sculpture.

*** Please join us at the JICC on
Tuesday, May 23, 2000
at 6:30 pm for Opening Night.

-Brief Remarks by the Artist
-Opening Reception

To view an example of the artwork, please visit the JICC Calendar of
Events page at:

All JICC events are free and open to the public. Reservations are


If you would like to attend the Opening Night Remarks and Reception,
please email:
or telephone the reservation line at 202-238-6901 with:

The Event name/date: (Opening Night _and/or_ Holiday Concert)

Your name:

The number of people you would like reservations for:

Your Daytime phone number (in case there is a change in the program):

For information about additional Japan-related events in the Washington
DC area, please visit the JICC website at:

Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC)
Embassy of Japan
Lafayette Centre III, Mall Level
1155 21st Street, NW
(between L and M Streets, NW)
Washington DC 20036-3308
Tel: 202-238-6900 Fax: 202-822-6524

Nearest Metro Stations: Red Line - Farragut North, Orange/Blue Line -
Foggy Bottom