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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.
Digitisation is an important part of the core work of the collections team at the museum. Digital images of objects are vital for our collections database (helping us find and count objects in stores!), and allow us to share our collections more widely with the public across a variety of digital platforms which include social […]
The archaeology collections at the Potteries Museum cover many parts of Staffordshire, including parts of the county that fall within the boundaries of the Peak District National Park. I’m currently involved in a project, working closely with Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, to track down where archaeological collections from the Peak District have ended up. […]
Recent visitors to the Natural Science Gallery will have noticed a shiny new addition – a stunning metal dinosaur sculpture.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic we are currently restricted as to the volunteer opportunities we are able to provide until further notice. The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is supported by an amazing group of dedicated volunteers. Whether it’s organising fossils, digitising watercolour paintings or engaging visitors with fascinating objects, there are a wealth […]
The Arnold Bennett Collection is wide ranging, encompassing paintings and drawings by Bennett, letters, manuscripts, plays, photographs and books. It also includes objects owned by Bennett and his family. The collection has been put together over many years. Many items were donated to the City of Stoke-on-Trent in the 1950s when the Arnold Bennett Museum […]
This exhibition comes from a collaboration between myself, the Natural History department of the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery and AirSpace Gallery. It comes from a long term project that AirSpace has undertaken regarding the brownfield sites in and around Stoke-on-Trent. So the invitation was to think about the brownfield sites and the Natural History […]
Saturday 16 June, 11am To celebrate Stoke-on-Trent’s ‘Pride’ Festival we are pleased to announce that esteemed artist Sadie Lee and guest from the LGBT community will be delivering talks in our Creative Rage exhibition. Sadie Lee is an award-winning British figurative painter. Her challenging paintings focus on a range of subjects, including the representation of women […]
As part of making The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery Covid-secure in line with guidance from the Department of Health and Social Care, the museum will collect personal data for use in the NHS Test and Trace system. You can find out more about how Stoke-on-Trent City Council collects and processes your data here. How […]
In the 1840s a number of leading factories in Stoke-on-Trent were experimenting with a fine, unglazed porcelain body of brilliant whiteness. The marble-like texture of the porcelain surface was seen as ideal for reproducing both antique and modern sculptures. In 1845 the firm of Copeland & Garrett was able to exhibit its ‘Statuary Porcelain’ which […]
The Spitfire will be leaving the museum to begin an incredible new adventure to be re-born. It will be restored to its former glory and return to the City as the star of a new display. The newly restored aircraft will be returned to the museum in 2019. To enable us to deliver this exciting […]