Mesa Verde Mug: Ceramic
No other Mesa Verde ceramic tradition captures
the uniqueness of the Mesa Verde like the Mesa Verde mug.
During this workshop Paul Ermigiotti and Gregory Wood will lecture and provide instruction on the entire process of making your own ceramic mug. From preparing the clay to firing a vessel, students will learn the entire process of constructing vessels from start to finish. Using prehistoric techniques, participants will design their own Mesa Verde Black on White mug while learning the importance and significance of ceramics in the prehistoric record.
experience is required for this workshop - just an interest in learning
about the history of the Mesa Verde mug and how they were made.
This workshop is sponsored by the Mesa Verde
Institute at Mesa Verde National Park.
For registration information click the
following link to be transferred to the Mesa
Verde Institute website.
The firing process will be taught, but the schedule may change due to potential fire restrictions.
a former Ranger at Mesa Verde and long-time educator at Crow Canyon
Archaeological Center will lead the instructional team with assistance from Gregory
Wood of Ancient Arts.