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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 […]

Potty Gardening Club: Pumpkins and Halloween

28/10/202006:4527/10/2020 15:50Leave a Comment

Pumpkins are members of the Melon Family, along with melons, water melons, gourds, cucumbers, squashes and luffas. There are about 142 types of pumpkin worldwide, probably originating in Central America about 7,500 years ago with seeds being found in ancient ruins in Mexico. Although you may think of a pumpkin as a vegetable, it is […]

For Families

21/10/202014:0506/05/2021 09:23

The museum will be be reopening from May 17th, and you can still experience our collections from home. Be sure to visit our Home Learning page for a range of blogs, videos, projects and craft activities you can enjoy with your family. We have made a few changes to ensure you can safely enjoy your […]

Potty Gardening Club – Fantastic Fungus

14/10/202006:3113/10/2020 14:33Leave a Comment

Summer has come to an end and autumn is now with us as plants die back and trees slowly go to sleep ready for the winter. This is the time of year when another lifeform is popping up in gardens and woods and lots of other places. They are neither Plant nor Animal. They are […]

Spitfire Progress – roundels and more!

02/10/202014:51Leave a Comment

We’re very pleased to bring you an especially exciting progress report – it feels like a couple of significant milestones have been reached since our last update. Stencilling Last time we reported that the greys and green of the Spitfire’s main colour scheme had been applied. Now the RAF roundel, serial number, and squadron code […]

Potty Gardening Club: Clever Berries

30/09/202006:4529/09/2020 13:55Leave a Comment

At this time of year you will notice that on some plants in your garden berries have replaced the flowers. The hedgerows are full with different berries providing a feast for people and wildlife. Berries are a very clever way to entice birds and other animals to distribute a plant’s seeds. Packed with vitamins and […]

School Loans Box Service

24/09/202008:2226/03/2021 10:02

Bring the museum into your classroom with one of our PMAG loans boxes. Our loans boxes contain either real or replica artefacts, which have been chosen to support your classroom teaching. They are a great way to give your class an exciting, hands on learning experience, which engages them with history or the natural world. […]

Museum Temporarily Closed

23/09/202008:2630/06/2021 10:41

Teams at the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery are working hard on the creation of the site’s incredible new Spitfire Gallery, which is due to open later this year. In order to complete this stunning addition to the site and some necessary improvements, the museum will close temporarily for around six weeks from 5pm on […]

Potty Gardening Club: Compost

16/09/202006:0415/09/2020 11:21Leave a Comment

Hello again Potty Gardeners, We hope you are staying safe and well. The Potty Gardeners club blog has been going for 7 months now and we have covered lots of different subjects and activities. You can look at them all here if you haven’t already done so. This week we are looking into the world […]

Minton Hollins mosaic: The Birth of the Virgin

08/09/202015:1808/09/2020 15:20Leave a Comment

When the new museum in Hanley opened in 1956, one of the most prominent features was the huge mosaic panel by the firm of Minton Hollins depicting the Birth of the Virgin which was installed, in pride of place on the main staircase. Since then the museum has had not one, but two, extensions but […]