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Myth and Magic in the East Asian Ivory and Jade Collections.

05/02/202109:33Leave a Comment

Across the world, traditional New Year wishes often focus on good luck, health and wealth for the year that lies ahead. To celebrate Chinese New Year 2021, which begins on February 12th this year, I have selected carvings from our East Asian ivory and jade collection to explore the ways in which these wishes are […]

Nautilus in a Bottle – Potty Science Club

30/06/202109:0023/06/2021 08:15Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to Potty Science Club session number 6! All our experiments are conducted in a home environment, not in a lab, and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will reflect on an item or exhibit held in the Museum’s collections. Today’s […]

New Acquisition from our Former Director

23/12/201614:0727/11/2017 14:17Leave a Comment

One of our most recent acquisitions is this slipware group of birds by Carole Glover. It is a joint gift to the Museum from Peter Vigurs and The Friends of The Potteries Museums & Art Gallery. Carole Glover is a locally-born and trained potter who works from her studio in Stafford. Her work is heavily […]

New Acquisition to the art collection

19/04/201909:0029/04/2019 15:24Leave a Comment

Still Life with Pigeon (1928) by William Coldstream (1908-1987) We are always very grateful that people generously offer us items for the museum collections. We were recently delighted by a gift of the painting, Still Life with Pigeon (1928) by William Coldstream (1908-1987). Coldstream was one of the most influential British painters of the 20th […]

New South Asian artworks for the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery’s fine art collection.

13/11/202010:0011/11/2020 16:41Leave a Comment

Six contemporary South Asian artworks for the fine art collection. We are delighted to announce the arrival of no less than 6 new artworks for our fine art collection. We have been able to acquire our first artworks by contemporary artists, Waswo X. Waswo (b.1953), Rajesh Soni (b.1981) and Rakesh Vijay (b.1970) with the support […]

No. 6254 City of Stoke-on-Trent: 75th Anniversary

20/09/202116:0122/09/2021 08:37Leave a Comment

75 years ago, the locomotive City of Stoke-on-Trent was officially named at a ceremony at Stoke-on-Trent Station. It was a Princess Coronation Class built by the London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) at Crewe. This class of steam locomotive was one of the most powerful ever used on the railway network. Following the naming ceremony […]

Nominate us for the Family Friendly Museum Award!

19/05/202014:3418/05/2021 10:52

Nominations are now open for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award 2021. Each year Kids in Museums puts the power in families’ hands to crown the winner of its annual Family Friendly Museum Award. Now in its fifteenth year, the award recognises museums, galleries and heritage sites that go the extra mile to […]

Once Upon a Time

01/03/202113:2601/03/2021 13:40

23/07/2011 – 20/11/2011 Download our Exhibition Story books:CinderellaGoldilocks and the Three BearsLittle Red Riding HoodJack and the BeanstalkSleeping Beauty

Online Community Galleries

03/04/202010:1306/04/2020 14:37

These online galleries contain our favourite examples of how people have responded creatively to the museum and its collections. If you feel inspired to share your work with us, simply get in touch for more information. You can also share your work and responses on social media using the hashtag #PMAGinspired.

Ozzy & Friends: Through Your Eyes

03/04/202010:1604/05/2020 10:59

During the Covid-19 pandemic we asked for your artistic responses to Ozzy and Friends, we were not disappointed! You can send your own interpretation or colouring into stoke.gov.uk and it could appear here! You find out more about Ozzy and Friends (and find copies of the colouring sheets) on our blog.