Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay to be shown at the Horry County Museum

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Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay to be shown at the Horry County Museum

Discovering Dave 9.19.15

The Horry County Museum presents the film Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay. Directed and produced by George Wingard and Mark Albertin and released through the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program and Scrapbook Video, this film tells the story of David Drake, a slave potter from Edgefield, South Carolina. David was one of the first African American slaves to sign many of his works, which included jars and pitchers. In addition to producing thousands of pieces of pottery, David also wrote poetry. The film will be shown on September 19, 2015 and begins at 1 PM in the McCown Auditorium at the Horry County Museum located at 805 Main Street, Conway SC. This viewing is free and open to the public.

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