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China: Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868-1872

27/01/202110:5818/08/2021 12:01

17/10/2020 – 22/08/2021 China: Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868-1872This exhibition displays images of China taken by the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921). Born in Edinburgh two years before the invention of the daguerreotype and the birth of photography, Thomson first travelled to Asia in 1862, where he set up a professional photographic studio. […]

CLAY Museum

15/06/202014:5401/06/2021 13:43

CLAY Museum is an Arts Council project, in partnership with The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery and The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB), to support Secondary Schools in engaging with the museum and its collections. Here are some of the resources from the project for you to use at school or home. Staffordshire Flatbacks: Creating StoriesCast […]

Easter Sale

09/03/202113:3214/03/2021 01:54

Great savings on these Easter gift ideas from Monday 15 March until 11 April TY plush toys – 20% off these marked prices Moorland Pottery Mugs – 20% off these marked prices Black Star Ceramics – 20% off these marked prices Carole Glover Owls and Birds – 20% off these marked prices 6 Towns Local […]

Education

18/08/201712:1403/06/2021 08:08

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery provides a range of inspiring workshops for Foundation to Key Stage 4 classes. Our workshops have been carefully developed to inspire, involve and motivate. We offer hands on, interactive workshops where your pupils can get up close to our amazing collections. Our collections include: local history, natural science, fine […]

Exclusive to The Potteries Museum

11/11/202012:3710/12/2020 09:16

Plaque – this earthenware plaque painted by Herbert Wilson Foster (1848-1929) is signed and dated ‘1879 Minton & Co Stoke upon Trent’. It is on display in our Ceramics Gallery and we have a variety of gifts available using this beautiful image. Stoke-on-Trent Image – bringing our city heritage to life, Scruffy Little Herbert has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Galleries

18/08/201712:1524/01/2019 10:32

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is home to diverse displays of art, local history, natural sciences and the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics. The museum aims to be inclusive and open to all. We have reflection spaces around the museum where visitors can enjoy quiet moments. As well as areas within the galleries, […]