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The online catalogue does not include details of all our collections. Contact us for further information on collections not yet featured online.

Spitfire RW388

08/12/201714:5617/09/2021 15:34

Spitfire RW388 was donated to the City of Stoke-on-Trent in 1972. It honours Reginald J. Mitchell, the designer of the Spitfire, who was born and educated in North Staffordshire before becoming one of the greatest aeronautical engineers of his generation. The aeroplane is housed in our Spitfire Gallery, where visitors can discover the story of […]

Leekfrith Iron Age Torcs

07/11/201715:2202/01/2018 11:09

Discovered in the Staffordshire Moorlands, these three gold neck torcs and one bracelet from the Iron Age were declared Treasure earlier this year and have been valued at £325,000. This fabulous gold jewellery, was unearthed by metal detectorists in 2016. The intricate decoration on the bracelet is a rare example of Early Celtic art. The […]

Museum Friends

29/09/201711:4502/12/2020 10:02

The Friends of The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is a registered charity (no. 507834) whose aims are to promote, support, assist and improve The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery and Gladstone Pottery Museum. Support may be for the development of facilities to increase the enjoyment of visitors, or for purchases of important items for […]

Social History

29/09/201711:1314/04/2020 12:06

The Social History collection promotes a strong sense of identity and place, inspiring pride in the City as well as celebrating the creativity and achievements of its people. A wide range of material – such as personal possessions, ephemera, tools, machines, furniture, uniforms, photographs, transport memorabilia, civic memorabilia – reflecting all aspects of the cultural, […]

Ceramics

29/09/201711:0712/10/2018 15:49

Our ceramic collections include the finest collection of Staffordshire ceramics anywhere in the world, reflecting the City’s heritage as the centre of the English ceramics industry. It also includes the most comprehensive collection of British 20th century studio ceramics. As well as British ceramics, we have significant collections of ceramics from all over the world […]

Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia

29/09/201710:3128/11/2019 12:26

  What can the Staffordshire Hoard tell us about Anglo-Saxon life and death? What can everyday Anglo-Saxon objects tell us about the Staffordshire Hoard? This fascinating exhibition sets pieces from the world-famous Staffordshire Hoard in context among items from our collection of Anglo-Saxon finds, many never displayed before, and offers a glimpse into our ancestors’ […]

Local History

29/09/201710:2321/11/2019 13:31

The Local History gallery represents the history of the people of Stoke-on-Trent. Arranged as a series of room settings depicting domestic and working life it includes a schoolroom, a pub and a chip shop. The City’s mining history is remembered through the tools of the trade and a monumental sculpture made of coal. The gallery […]

Key Stage 2 Workshops

29/09/201710:1516/10/2020 09:47

Clay Portrait Heads (KS1/2) Discover sculpture in our art gallery. Draw a friend and investigate the properties of clay by sculpting a portrait. Bones and Skeletons (KS2) Compare skeletons and examine bones. Find out about the boneless wonders of the animal kingdom, including our (dead) tarantula! Up to two hours. Rock Science (KS2) Discover how […]

Key Stage 1 Workshops

29/09/201710:1416/10/2020 09:46

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 […]

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 […]