Ventura County

Potters’ Guild

Our in-person members’ meeting are suspended due to COVID-19 so we are actively meeting on Zoom. The Gallery is open daily with COVID-19 distancing regulations.

OUR MISSION: The Ventura County Potters’ Guild is a nonprofit organization committed to stimulating public interest in ceramic arts by providing networking, education and sales opportunities in an inclusive environment for all levels and interests.

Upcoming Events

  • Guild Meeting April 26th

    April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Diana Faris from Amaco will present a program on Amaco underglazes.

  • Gallery Event

    May 8 @ 11:00 am - May 9 @ 6:00 pm at Ventura Pottery Gallery

    Mother’s Day Vase Open Air Exhibit

  • Put a Lid on It

    May 25 - June 26 at Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts

    Members’ Exhibit. Due to COVID-19, this will be a Virtual Exhibit.

  • Ojai Pottery Sale

    June 12 - June 13 at Libbey Park

VCPG Gallery

A One of a Kind Vase
for Your One of a Kind Mother

The Ventura Pottery Gallery is featuring a special vase exhibit on Mother’s Day weekend, May 8-9. The first ten people who purchase a vase on either day will receive free fresh flower arrangements for their vases. In addition, stop by the gallery before the weekend to register for a drawing for a vase and faux floral arrangement.

Monthly Meetings

Notice: In-person Guild Meetings are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19, so we are meeting on Zoom instead. These meetings are open to the public; non-members interested in receiving an invitation and future Guild updates, please make a request using this contact form.

April 26th Meeting

6:30 pm, Social Time
7:00 pm, Meeting Agenda
Updates: President and Business
Program: Diana Faris from Amaco will present a program on Amaco underglaze products. The presentation will include use as under/overglaze, firing in both mid-fire and high-fire ranges. The presentation will include examples of work created by ceramic artists using the products. A Q&A will follow her presentation.

General Meeting Information

General Guild meetings are open to the public and focus on an artist presentation or demonstration. The primary purpose of the meetings is to enrich our members’ and the public’s appreciation and knowledge of ceramics.  The Guild meets each month January through May and September through November. See “Upcoming Events” for dates and times. More information about the Guild’s activities is also available on Facebook and Instagram. Please follow us!

VCPG Online Store

Now open for business! Come check out what VCPG members are selling online!

Latest Newsletter

2021 Ojai Pottery Sale

Our 63rd annual Ojai Pottery Sale and Fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, June 12 from 10-6 and Sunday, June 13 from 10-5. All are invited to come, browse and buy from more than thirty talented ceramic artists. Located in the patio at Libbey Park in the beautiful town of Ojai, this event will be a wonderful way to kick off our post Covid-19 recovery.  Please note all current Covid-19 protocols will be observed.

Exhibit at Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts

Put a Lid On It” – May 25 to June 26.
Our annual members’ show at the Beatrice Wood Center will be in the main gallery. Containers is our focus with the title of the show “Put A Lid On It”.