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7 Perfect Gifts to Pick up at The Art League Ceramics Sale

The most wonderful time of the year is almost upon us: The Art League Holiday Ceramics Sale! This much beloved show features ceramics from our talented students and artists and has become a tradition among Alexandrians and DMV-ers alike.

The two-day sale features hundreds of ceramic pieces created by students and associates of The Art League. Pieces range from functional to sculptural in purpose, and from classical to whimsical in style. The affordable, unique, and handmade creations are perfect for holiday gift giving. With hundreds of original works to choose from, these handmade creations are sure to fit all tastes and budgets! Here are a few ideas to help you make your list—just make sure to check it twice!

7 Gifts to Pick up at this weekend’s Ceramics Sale:

  1. An ornament to commemorate your 2018 memories makes a statement on any tree, and is a heartfelt reminder of warm memories of the year as we move into the next.
  2. A bowl for all those delicious soups you’re sure to eat this winter soup may not be its own food group…but it should be! Make your crock pot creations shine in a handmade bowl by one of The Art League’s artists.
  3. A unique piece to brighten your home, and bring compliments from friends and family all season long every piece is unique…never the same. Ceramics at the sale are hand crafted and lovingly fired and painted before ending up in your hands.
  4. A vase to be the centerpiece of your holiday meal gatherings…both formal and informal. The Holidays are always full of gatherings, from formal dinner parties to impromptu movie nights, a statement piece for your home will be sure to make an impression both this season, and year round.
  5. A plate to make your favorite side dish even more charming. We have it on good authority that cheese, charcuterie, and fruit all taste better when eaten off a plate made by one of our potters.
  6. A small gift for all those “forgot I need a gift for them” people or your gracious hosts and hostesses for the season. There’s always a moment you need a backup gift for last minute…for those moments a small, artful gift means the most without breaking your budget!
  7. Something for yourself, because who doesn’t need a little art in their lives? Congratulations, you’ve got all your shopping finished! Treat yourself with a little art to brighten your day!

From ceramic bowls to holiday ornaments, give the gift of artisan craftsmanship by purchasing a creative gift for your loved one from The Art League Holiday Ceramics Sale. The League’s annual Holiday Ceramics Sale features one-of-a-kind ceramic vessels and sculptures created by Art League artists and students.

Holiday Ceramics Sale

The sale will be held Friday, December 7 from 12 pm to 9pm and Saturday, December 8, from 10 am to 8 pm at The Art League Madison Street Annex location. We’ll see you there! 


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