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Museum Treasures; Joseph Grimaldi Figure

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Staffordshire potters have been making figures since the mid 18th century. While most were purely decorative, in the 19th century they began making figures showing the celebrities of the day. Many figures depicted royalty or politicians but some of the most popular showed the stars of the stage. One was Joseph Grimaldi (1779-1837). The original […]

Archaeology

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The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is the principal repository for archaeological material from Staffordshire.  The large archaeology collection includes artefacts which date from the prehistoric period right up to post-medieval ceramics from the sites of former local pottery manufactories. The latter complements the museum’s extensive ceramic collections. Artefacts deemed to be Treasure as defined […]

Key Stage 1 Workshops

29/09/201710:1404/02/2020 16:14

Animal Pots (Foundation/KS1) Study the creatures in the Ceramics Gallery, including the Minton Peacock. Make a clay container with an animal inside. Performing Puppets (Foundation/KS1) Explore a variety of puppets from our collection. Design and make a stick puppet with moving arms and legs. Toys from the Past (Foundation/KS1) What sort of toys did your […]

Foundation Stage Workshops

29/09/201710:1405/02/2020 09:30

Animal Pots (Foundation/KS1) Study the creatures in the Ceramics Gallery, including the Minton Peacock. Make a clay container with an animal inside. Performing Puppets (Foundation/KS1) Explore a variety of puppets from our collection. Design and make a stick puppet with moving arms and legs. Toys from the Past (Foundation/KS1) What sort of toys did your […]

Café

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The museum café offers a range of refreshments including freshly made sandwiches, baked potatoes and local delicacy – Staffordshire Oatcakes. There is also a selection of homemade cakes available and a licensed bar serving wine, beer and spirits. Check our menu for the full range of food and drinks on offer. We ask that seating […]

Galleries

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The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is home to diverse displays of art, local history, natural sciences and the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics. The museum aims to be inclusive and open to all. We have reflection spaces around the museum where visitors can enjoy quiet moments. As well as areas within the galleries, […]

Education

18/08/201712:1418/06/2020 08:20

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery provides a range of inspiring workshops from Foundation to Key Stage 4 classes. Our workshops have been carefully developed to inspire, involve and motivate. We offer hands on, interactive workshops where your pupils can get up close to our amazing collections. Our collections include: local history, natural science, fine […]

Visit

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The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is home to diverse displays of art, local history, natural sciences and the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics. The museum aims to be inclusive and open to all. We have reflection spaces around the museum where visitors can enjoy quiet moments. As well as areas within the galleries, […]