Tough times for a nice museum, the North Carolina Pottery Center..
The decade-old center is in Seagrove, which the AP's Martha Waggoner wrote has "been described as the largest continuing community of
European-based potters in the United States. In the mid-1700s, seven
families from England settled within a five-mile radius of each other
and began producing pottery from locally dug clay, and the area is now
home to more than 100 potters."
(Photo from center Web's site)