Tour the Cowan Pottery Museum

The “Jazz Bowl,” an iconic piece of American decorative arts, was created by Viktor Schreckengost.

The Cowan Pottery Museum at Rocky River Public Library can be viewed at any time during regular library hours.  You can also arrange for a free guided tour for yourself or for a group of 20 or less.  To schedule a tour, please contact Curator/Historian, Lauren Hansgen, at 440- 895-3763.   The museum holds the largest publicly owned collection of Cowan Pottery in the world, a distinctive form of American art pottery produced in Rocky River from 1920-31.

For additional information, call Rocky River Public Library at 440-333-7610 or visit

Kitty Sommers

Director of Marketing at Rocky River Public Library

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