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Ceramics historian at Georgia Southern Oct. 17

Ceramics historian Margaret Carney will present ‘10,000 years of World Ceramics” at Georgia Southern University on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 5 p.m. in the Assembly Hall of the Nessmith-Lane Building. Her talk is free of charge and open to the public.

Carney is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society and an elected member of the International Academy of Ceramics in Switzerland. A museum professional for more than three decades, she teachers ceramic world history annually at Ohio State University.

Carney holds a doctorate in Asian Art history and has received grants from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American Art, the Renwick Gallery, and the Tile Heritage Foundation. She is curator of the Blair Museum of Lithophanes in Toledo, Ohio, and is currently writing a book on lithophanes.

Carney’s visit is part of the fall semester’s visiting artists series in the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art at Georgia Southern University. For more information call (912) 681-5358.

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