‘The World of Anna Sui’ Opening Celebration

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the exhibition The World of Anna Sui, which shines a spotlight on designer Anna Sui’s process, allowing the viewer to step inside her imagination and watch it unfold in her fashion designs.

Organized by the Fashion and Textile Museum, London, The World of Anna Sui was curated by Dennis Nothdruft. Annie Carlano is curator of The Mint Museum’s iteration. The exhibition has toured the globe from New York to Shanghai. The Mint Museum is the last stop for the current international tour. 

The World of Anna Sui Opening Celebration
November 20, 2021 | 11 AM-6 PM
Mint Museum Randolph

(tex)Tile: Telling Stories with Ceramic Garments and the Body

Join Shae Bishop, ceramist, clothing designer, furniture maker, for a presentation at Mint Museum Randolph. Bishop examines the relationships between ceramics and textiles by making wearable garment-sculptures. Originally from Kentucky, he earned his bachelor’s degree in fine arts in Ceramics and Art History from the Kansas City Art Institute. He has exhibited work nationally and internationally, and has worked as studio assistant to sculptor Cristina Córdova. He has been awarded residencies at The Archie Bray Foundation in Montana, Red Star Studios in Kansas City, San Diego State University, and elsewhere in the United States, as well as in Hungary, Turkey, and Indonesia. He is currently based in North Carolina in the Penland-area artist community.


(tex)Tile: Telling Stories with Ceramic Garments and the Body
October 20, 2021 | 6-7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph
6 PM: Reception; 6:30 PM Program
Presented by Delhom Service League in collaboration with Friends of the Mint

This event is located at Mint Museum Randolph


From Jugtown Pottery to hyalyn Porcelain – A Collector’s Journey.

NC Pottery expert, collector, and author, Stephen Compton, visits Delhom Service League in a live virtual program on Zoom.

Alamance County, North Carolina native Stephen C. Compton is an avid collector of traditional eighteenth-to-twentieth-century North Carolina pottery. Widely recognized for his expertise, Steve is frequently called upon as a lecturer and exhibit curator. He once served as president of the North Carolina Pottery Center, a museum and educational center located in Seagrove, North Carolina, and co-founded the North Carolina Pottery Collectors’ Guild. Steve holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and Emory University. He currently resides in Montezuma (Avery County), North Carolina.

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Meeting ID: 883 3250 0243
Passcode: Compton


From Jugtown Pottery to hyalyn Porcelain – A Collector’s Journey.
March 15, 2021
10 AM | Virtual

Stephen Compton: From Jugtown Pottery to hyalyn Porcelain

Stephen Compton: From Jugtown Pottery to hyalyn Porcelain: A Collector’s Journey

Delhom Service League Studio Visit

Steve Compton discusses his history as a collector of NC pottery, and how his interest led him to become a noted researcher and author. Steve shares details about his collection of pottery, now including over 2,000 pieces, and some of the many books he has authored.

A Studio Visit with Ron Philbeck and Amy Sanders – Delhom Service League

Delhom Service League will host a live virtual program with ceramic artists Ron Philbeck of Shelby, NC and Amy Sanders of Charlotte, NC.

Ron and Amy are from different areas of North Carolina but during the pandemic they have been collaborating on new ideas for their work. Join us for an informal chat in their studios where they will discuss how they’ve managed working together, and about each if their individual work and process.

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Meeting ID: 856 9015 7000
Passcode: AmyRon

Studio Visit with Amy Sanders and Ron Philbeck – Delhom Service League

Studio Visit with Amy Sanders and Ron Philbeck

Delhom Service League

Amy and Ron discuss their individual work, and then discuss their collaboration on a series of work created during the pandemic. While their individual work is very different, their collaborative work has been very popular and a great learning process for them both. If you would like to see more of their work, you can visit their individual websites, amysanderspottery.com and ronphilbeckpottery.com. Both potters are scheduled to be exhibitors at the Delhom’s Potters Market at the Mint on Sept. 25, 2021.

Leah Leitson Ceramics: Then and Now – Delhom Service League Studio Visit

Leah Leitson Ceramics: Then and Now

Delhom Service League Studio Visit

Join the Delhom Service League as they Leah Leitson, ceramic artist and educator based in Asheville NC. She discusses her career in ceramics from her first interest as a studio potter to her current role as Professor of Ceramics at Warren Wilson College. For more information about Leah, you can visit her website at www.leahleitson.com.