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The Thomas Twyford Bequest of Ceramics

29/04/202010:05Leave a Comment

We are often asked what the stories are behind some of the ceramic pieces in our collections, but few people ask about who generously gave or bequeathed them to the museum. People donate items to us for all sorts of reasons, and most people only give one or two pieces, but we do have some […]

CSI: The Scientific Legacy of WWI | 2018

23/04/202011:51

Welcome to CSI: Stoke! Here you can learn all about our free World-War-One-inspired CSI event on Saturday 15th September. Find out what activities will be going on both inside and outside – including talks from World War I experts – as well as how you can get involved by bringing your World War I ephemera […]

CSI: The Science of the Great War | 2017

23/04/202011:43

Welcome to CSI: Stoke! Here you can learn all about our free World-War-One-inspired CSI event on Saturday 1st April 2017. Find out what activities will be going on both inside and outside – including talks from World War I experts – as well as how you can get involved by bringing your World War I […]

CSI: The Science of the Great War | 2015

23/04/202011:2927/04/2020 11:31

APRIL 2015 Welcome to CSI: Stoke! Here you can learn all about our free World-War-One-inspired CSI event. Find out what activities will be going on both inside and outside – including talks from World War I experts – as well as how you can get involved by bringing your World War I ephemera to our […]

Anglo-Saxon Animal Art: Colour and Discover

22/04/202009:0023/04/2020 08:01Leave a Comment

The Anglo-Saxons used complicated animal patterns to decorate the Staffordshire Hoard. They can sometimes be difficult to understand. This picture shows some of the decoration from the Hoard. Can you spot, in the picture below, some of the parts usually found in Anglo-Saxon animal art? Long jaws biting itself or another animal Pear shaped thighs […]

Vlog: Meet Miranda Goodby, Ceramics Curator

15/04/202012:3019/05/2020 13:52Leave a Comment

What is your name and job title? I’m Miranda Goodby and I am the Senior Curator of Ceramics. What is in the Ceramics Collection and What do you do as a Curator? Here at the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery the Ceramics Collection includes pottery and porcelain from around the world, and it ranges in […]

The Art of the Staffordshire Hoard

14/04/202010:0023/04/2020 08:01Leave a Comment

Since its discovery in 2009, the decoration of the Staffordshire Hoard has attracted much attention. The remarkable craftsmanship of the Anglo-Saxons produced stunning and intricate designs through casting, filigree (delicate wire work) and garnet cloisonné (cut gemstones separated by strips of gold). The designs in the hoard are typical of Germanic (a diverse group of […]

Vlog: Meet Joe Perry, Local History Curator

03/04/202008:0002/04/2020 14:44Leave a Comment

Hello, welcome to the second of our Meet the Team video series where we quiz a member of the team and find out a bit more about their job and what makes the museum tick. What is your name and job title? My name is Joe Perry and I’m the Curator of Local History at […]

Vlog: Meet Glenn Roadley, Natural Science Curator

25/03/202012:2408/04/2020 11:34Leave a Comment

Hello everyone, and welcome to the first in what will hopefully be a series of videos from behind the scenes at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in Stoke-on-Trent. Each week we’ll quizzing a different member of our team to find out just what makes the museum tick. In this first episode I’ll be interviewing […]

How to Explore the Museum from Home

19/03/202013:3420/05/2020 13:14Leave a Comment

It’s strange times we’re living in, and many of us are joining the working-from-home club or entering periods of social isolation. While our museum doors may be temporarily closed to the public, we’re fortunate enough that the wonders of the internet has made keeping everyone in touch easier than ever, and we’ll be using our […]