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Curiouser and Curiouser: The Caucus-Race

22/04/202110:0112/05/2021 14:38Leave a Comment

Chapter 3 “But what IS a Caucus-race, exactly?” asked Alice. “Well, I think the best way to explain what a Caucus-race is, is to have a Caucus-race!” said the Dodo, already marking out a racecourse in a sort of circle. There was no: ‘ready, set, go!’. Instead, they ran whenever they liked, and left off […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Pool of Tears

21/04/202109:0406/05/2021 14:55Leave a Comment

Chapter 2 Walking down the hall, led by even more paintings, Alice entered a room with glass cases everywhere. They were filled with all kinds of trinkets and curiosities. There were fans, bonnets, and an extravagant dress her sister would have fawned over for hours.   Before she had chance to go further, she heard […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Queen’s Croquet-Ground

23/06/202111:5429/06/2021 10:52Leave a Comment

Chapter 8 A large rose-tree stood near the entrance of the garden: the roses growing on it were white, but there were three gardeners at it, busily painting them red. As Alice approached, she heard one of them say “Look out now, Five! Don’t go splashing paint over me like that!” “I couldn’t help it,” […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill

23/04/202109:5406/05/2021 15:08Leave a Comment

Chapter 4 It was the White Rabbit, trotting slowly back again and looking about anxiously, as if it had lost something; it was muttering “The Duchess! The Duchess! Oh my dear paws! Oh my fur and whiskers! She’ll have me executed! Where CAN I have dropped them, I wonder?” Alice guessed in a moment that […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Trial

29/06/202111:5129/06/2021 11:57Leave a Comment

Chapter 9 The King and Queen of Hearts were seated on their throne when they arrived, with a great crowd assembled about them all sorts of little birds and beasts, as well as the whole pack of cards. A Knave was standing before them, in chains, with a soldier on each side to guard him; […]

Deposition of Archaeological Archives

15/05/201909:1606/07/2021 10:23

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is the official archaeological repository for the County of Staffordshire. The Museum houses a large and important collection of archaeological material, spanning almost 12,000 years of human activity in the area. It is important that archives deposited at the museum are prepared in accordance with our conditions and guidelines. […]

Design Your Own Museum Leaflet

22/05/202012:3610/12/2020 09:38

Choose some of your favourite exhibits to feature in your own museum leaflet design. You could even use our fantastic virtual tour to have a look around. We’ve even designed a special template you could use. You can print off the images below, or alternatively get a PDF version of the template here. Remember to […]

Designing a gallery fit for warrior treasure…

26/04/202009:0023/04/2020 11:23Leave a Comment

‘Some earl forgotten, in ancient years, left the last of his lofty race, heedfully there had hidden away dearest treasure’ Beowulf How do you begin to design an immersive, atmospheric gallery fit for the wonderful treasures of the Staffordshire Hoard – and on a limited budget? Well, the colour scheme, an easy choice, taking inspiration […]

DesignLab Nation Schools’ programme

02/12/202012:1510/12/2020 09:09

Would your school like to be part of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s national schools programme, DesignLab Nation? DesignLab Nation brings together Secondary schools in partnership with the V&A, regional museums and creative industries to inspire students and support teachers through in-depth design projects.  DesignLab Nation is a fully funded project and we are looking […]

Diwali

09/11/202016:1110/12/2020 09:18

Diwali Online at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery Due to the current pandemic the museum has been unable to host its annual Diwali celebrations this year but we will be back bigger and better next year. For now however, we have created this special section on our website looking at our past events, a […]