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Did you know that once upon a time each of Stoke-on-Trent’s six towns boasted its own school of art? Assistant Curator of Ceramics Ben Miller introduces us to those schools with a selection of student and apprentice pieces.
PLEASE NOTE – our membership is fully subscribed, but get in touch if your child would like to be put on our waiting list. We are looking for Volunteer Assistants to join us in running Stoke-on-Trent YAC. Find out more. Stoke-on-Trent YAC is open to everyone aged 8–16 years. YAC clubs get involved in all […]
In the 19th century the Staffordshire potters produced a multitude of colourful, sometimes naïve, figures of religious subjects. Some were depictions of biblical scenes drawn from the Old and New Testaments, others were figures of popular preachers or reflected contemporary concerns, such as the Temperance movement. They sold in their thousands and were displayed in […]
Settle down with a cuppa and join Curator of Local History Joe Perry for a look at one of Stoke-on-Trent’s major historic sites – Hulton Abbey.
Join Assistant Curator of Ceramics Ben Miller for an insight into hospitality wares made in Stoke-on-Trent.
From Monday 2 March 2020 work will be starting on our exciting new Spitfire Gallery. During the build we will be using this page to list any temporary effects the work might have on access to our building or services. Check back before your visit for the latest information or follow our museum blog for […]
Our current exhibition is – China: Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868-1872. This stunningly visual exhibition features the beautiful photography of the 19th-century pioneer Scottish photojournalist, John Thomson capturing the world of Imperial China. To compliment this exhibition our gift shop has a range of postcards available as well as a beautifully presented book […]
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 […]