Cherokee Ceramics at NE Georgia Folk Pottery Museum

If you enjoy learning about the history and art of the area as much as we do here at the Inn, you’ll want to make sure to stop by the Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia for its newest exhibit featuring Cherokee Ceramics.

Asheville Art Museum photo:
Queen and Maney Original Dancing Quails


For nearly 3,000 years, the eastern band of the Cherokee Indians, located in Western North Carolina, has been creating pottery. Theirs is one of the oldest, ongoing ceramic traditions in the world. After nearly dying out in the late Nineteenth Century, the artistry is now alive and well and visitors to the Museum will have a chance to view some of the exquisite designs.

Joel Queen
Included in the exhibit is a wide array of contemporary
artists from the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Working in a variety of
mediums, they blend their history, culture and creativity to create original


While at the Museum, be sure to also check out its permanent
display of Northeast Georgia folk pottery, a rare treat as the museum is just
one of a handful of exhibitors in in the world that focuses primarily on folk

Cherokee Ceramics
Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia

Sautee Nacoochee Center

283 Highway 255 North, Sautee Nacoochee

Monday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


A trip to the museum makes a lovely day outing when you’re staying at Lucille’s. For a great evening, it’s hard to beat watching the sunset while sitting on our deck. Come visit soon!

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