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MoC TALKS

MoC talks

MoC Talks, our version of Ted Talks, are brown bag lectures held at noon on the second Friday of each month.  Bring your lunch and enjoy a casual learning experience free of charge!  Programs will be on various topics but at least half of them with focus on potters, potteries, or related ceramic topics.  Watch here, or on the Calendar for current programs.

McDevitt & Moore Pottery 1892

McDevitt & Moore Pottery 1892

Friday, August 9, 2019, 12:00 noon

McDevitt & Moore Pottery

Timothy Brookes, a practicing attorney in East Liverpool, will talk about one of the small potteries that sprang up after the Civil War. Despite its small size, McDevitt & Moore operated for 30 years amidst numerous challenges and setbacks.

Curtis Welch

Curtis Welch

Friday, September 13, 2019, 12:00 noon

Curtis Welch: East Liverpool Baseball

The story of East Liverpool baseball player Curtis Welch will be told by Craig Wetzel. Welch, a talented center fielder, played for the Toronto Blue Stockings, St Louis Browns, Cincinnati Reds and other teams during his 9 years in the major leagues.

Dr. Sam Sheppard

Dr. Sam Sheppard

Friday, November 8, 2019

Dr. Sam Sheppard

Michael Solterbeck will tell the story of Dr, Sam Sheppard, a Cleveland neurosurgeon, who was accused and convicted of killing his wife in 1954. The carnival atmosphere of the first trial prompted a re-trial at which Sheppard was acquited after 10 years in prison