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Father’s Day Nostalgia Over the Decades

12/06/202013:52Leave a Comment

We starting celebrating Father’s Day in the UK shortly after the Second World War. Here we bring together some objects from across the decades which would probably have been perfect presents at the time.

Figure – Christ on the Cross

09/04/202015:39Leave a Comment

The ceramics gallery at the Potteries Museum has over 5,000 pieces on display. Some of them are very flamboyant and impossible to miss. Others are much more unassuming but in many instances, just as intriguing. Among them is this little model of Christ on the cross. Made in white salt-glazed stoneware it is, despite being […]

Floating Eggs – Potty Science Club

02/06/202110:0001/06/2021 12:36Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to the 4th episode of Potty Science Club. We hope you have found our previous experiments interesting and enjoyable! All our experiments are conducted in a home environment, not in a laboratory and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will […]

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 […]

For the Fallen & Commemorating Conflict

03/04/202013:5210/12/2020 11:07

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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 […]

Foyer Shop

29/09/201709:3622/04/2021 14:42

In line with government guidelines you can still purchase items from our shop with our call and collect service. Choose from a wide range of merchandise featured on this page and call us to order, pay   and arrange a time and safe location to collect, alternatively we can arrange post and package at an additional […]

Frank Scott Collection of Rolled Pipe Clay Figures.

23/06/202009:0223/06/2020 09:11Leave a Comment

In 2016 The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery’s ceramics department acquired their very own wine butler, shepherd, gardener, conjuror, two strongmen and a drunk! These welcomed additions to the department are of course rolled clay figures and not a new intake of staff members. To be exact the museum was fortunate enough to acquire the […]

Frequently Asked Questions

28/08/201915:0310/12/2020 11:15

Ceramic Enquiries –Frequently asked question Our website has a number of information sheets about potters and factories represented in our collections. Family History: “I know my ancestor was a potter and lived in Stoke-on-Trent. Can you tell me which factory my ancestor worked for?” While your research may uncover where your ancestors lived and what […]

Garnets & Gold – What’s new in the Staffordshire Hoard Gallery?

04/07/201910:0005/07/2019 09:41Leave a Comment

If you follow us on social media you might have picked up subtle hints that July 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the discovery of the Staffordshire Hoard. Needless to say, it’s making many of us here at PMAG feel very old! To commemorate this event we are holding a series of exciting events throughout […]