It’s strange times we’re living in, and many of us are joining the working-from-home club or entering periods of social isolation. While our museum doors may be temporarily closed to the public, we’re fortunate enough that the wonders of the internet has made keeping everyone in touch easier than ever, and we’ll be using our […]
Hello and welcome to The Potty Science Club. Here we’ll be experimenting using equipment and items you can find in your own home. All our experiments will be safe and simple and reflect an item or exhibit held in the Museum’s collections. So follow along with us and give it a go to become a […]
Settle down with a cuppa and join Olivia Beavers, our Assistant Curator of Natural Sciences, for a look at toadstones – what they are, and what they were thought to be in the past.
Grab a cuppa and join Senior Curator of ceramics Miranda Goodby for ‘An Early Acquisition’.
Get yourself a cuppa and join our Curator of Natural Sciences Glenn Roadley in the latest Talking Treasures film, ‘An Eggs-cellent Collection!’, for a behind the scenes look at some of the museum’s oology collection.
Grab yourself a cuppa and join Curator of Arts Samantha Howard for a look at this spring-inspired masterpiece.
Join Miranda Goody, our Senior Curator of Ceramics, for the fifth in our series of Talking Treasures films – New Hall Tea Service.
In the 19th century the Staffordshire potters produced a multitude of colourful, sometimes naïve, figures of religious subjects. Some were depictions of biblical scenes drawn from the Old and New Testaments, others were figures of popular preachers or reflected contemporary concerns, such as the Temperance movement. They sold in their thousands and were displayed in […]
Settle down with a cuppa and enjoy this short talk with Olivia Beavers, Assistant Curator of Natural Science at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery.