Beside the Seaside
A nostalgic family friendly exhibition looking at the time, not so long ago, when most local people spent their summer holidays on the coastline of Britain. Colour in and write your own postcards, play with Punch and Judy and even build a small sandcastle. Look out for fun seaside events throughout the summer.
Saturday 21 June – Sunday 5 October 2014, The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Ceramic Empire: The Trade in Staffordshire Pottery
Marking the publication of MP Tristram Hunt’s new book Ten Cities that made an Empire, this exhibition at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery explores the supply and representation of the British Empire through Staffordshire pottery. The exhibition draws on the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery’s own extensive holdings, supplemented by loans from a number of private and public collections.
Saturday 24 May – Sunday 7 September 2014, The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia
What can the Staffordshire Hoard tell us about Anglo-Saxon life and death? What can everyday Anglo-Saxon objects tell us about the Staffordshire Hoard? A fascinating new exhibition sets pieces from the world famous Staffordshire Hoard in context among items from our collection of Anglo-Saxon finds, many never displayed before, and offers a glimpse into our ancestors’ lives. Thought-provoking artworks inspired by the mystery of the Hoard are also on display.
Saturday 26 October 2013 onwards, The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
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