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Address: 102 Shearwater Dr, Ocean Springs, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-4829
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Sun 13:00 - 17:30
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Founded by Peter Anderson in 1928, this workshop features works by Anderson...

Founded by Peter Anderson in 1928, this workshop features works by Anderson family members.

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Incredible Beauty

For lovers of art pottery, Shearwater remains at the top. Signs throughout this quaint town will lead you far off the beaten path, to a place where Anderson family members... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Mobile, AL
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Mobile, AL
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For lovers of art pottery, Shearwater remains at the top. Signs throughout this quaint town will lead you far off the beaten path, to a place where Anderson family members continue their soul-stirring tradition. The display room alone is worth the visit. This exquisite pottery presents visual emotions, perhaps intangible, yet quite real. After every trip, I take home another... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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81 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

New Mexico has Georgia O'keefe's legacy; Mississippi has the legacy of the Anderson Brothers. Since 1928, Shearwater has been creating some of the most beautiful pottery in the country. The peaceful setting is near the water and feels like a simpler time. The staff is friendly and helpful. Shearwater is one of the best places to purchase a souvenir from... More 

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Thank jamiejet
Jackson, Tennessee
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44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Shearwater Pottery is definitely off the beaten path. Tucked away off a little side street lined with beautiful old trees, you enter a different world of art that is intended to have everyday use. The pottery is beautiful and dishwasher safe. The staff is very friendly and if you are lucky you'll run into relatives of the Anderson brothers that... More 

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Thank Michael B
Irthlingborough, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Nice little cabin in a coastal setting, with helpful friendly staff who let you browse without pressure. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Thank turkishjim
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very interesting to see the Anderson family "compound" now run by Anderson descendants. Nice pottery for sale but $$$! Tried to buy a piece but they were not willing to ship it for me (it was a wood sculpture, not a pot).

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Thank John W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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140 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This place is a feast for the eyes. It has beautiful artwork to view and to buy. The woman in charge was knowledgeable and friendly, a pleasure totally to. It's off a gravel road with a "Slow Turtle Crossing" sign.

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Thank happyflyer45
Southern California
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58 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

It's worth stopping here to view and shop for unusual, well priced local and attractive pottery. It is just down the road from the WalterAnderson Museum.

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Thank Heidi2010
Mississippi
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144 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The influence of Walter Anderson is seen in the beautiful pottery. They also have many original pieces on display that are marvelous! Definitely stop in here while in Ocean Springs!

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Thank MississippiQueenB
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Lovely to see a family business and property survive the years and thrive! Gorgeous pottery, statuary, and paintings! Very helpful staff and loved that the pottery was being made on site when we visited. Ocean Springs is lucky to have the dedication of so many artists.

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Thank GGilliland
Coral Springs, FL
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48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Shearwater Pottery was founded by one of the brothers of Mississippi artist, Walter Anderson. Some of the brothers' art and pottery are also on display at the Walter Anderson Museum. The Pottery is tucked out of the way in the woods of Ocean Springs, and visitors are welcome.

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