Take a docent-led tour of Pond Farm Pottery and learn about the history of this significant cultural site that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn about the dreams and challenges of the Herr Family and Marguerite Wildenhain, the first woman master potter to graduate from the Bauhaus. Pond Farm was Marguerite's home, school and studio for over 30 years and she taught hundreds of her students in the traditions of the Bauhaus.
Please arrive promptly at 9:30 am.
The tour begins at the Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods office/Volunteer Center which is located to the right beyond the picnic area in Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. After a brief presentation, participants will carpool up the hill to Pond Farm Pottery, which is located in Austin Creek State Recreation Area, about 1 mile away.
Reservations are required and non-refundable with less than 48 hours notice.
Additional tours will be offered on April 9, 14, 22 & 28 in conjunction with the Past and Future Connections to Pond Farm Pottery Exhibit at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts.