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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ceramics

29/09/201710:34

The gallery includes a technical section illustrating the production techniques of pottery and also includes more unusual collections, such as the Keiller collection of 667 cow creamer jugs and the Marjorie Davies collection of nearly 300 frog mugs.

Books

11/11/202012:5424/11/2020 13:34

We have a great selection of local interest books, including local history, ceramics, the pottery industry, archaeology, the Staffordshire Hoard, Anglo-Saxon history, and much more.

Local Potters

11/11/202012:3926/11/2020 09:39

Reflecting the city’s industrial heritage our shop features a wide range of studio pottery created by local artists. Anita Harris – 20% off these marked prices this week Anita Harris art pottery is globally renowned and collected across the world. Anita has designed many best-selling ranges over the years for Harrods, Selfridges, Bloomingdales and John […]

Exclusive to The Potteries Museum

11/11/202012:3713/11/2020 13:51

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 […]

Inspired by our collections

11/11/202012:3513/11/2020 13:48

The museum is home to many beautiful objects and we have developed a range of merchandise based on pieces from our collections. Plaque An earthenware plaque painted by Herbert Wilson Foster (1848-1929) signed and dated ‘1879 Minton & Co Stoke upon Trent’ on display in our Ceramics Gallery has inspired an exclusive range of items […]

Museum Closed

23/09/202008:2604/11/2020 15:26

Following the government’s latest announcement the museum will temporarily close at 5pm on Wednesday 4 November. Our team will be continuing to develop new online events and activities during this period so please visit our website or follow our social media channels for latest information. We hope to reopen again on Wednesday 2 December subject […]

Minton Hollins mosaic: The Birth of the Virgin

08/09/202015:1808/09/2020 15:20Leave a Comment

When the new museum in Hanley opened in 1956, one of the most prominent features was the huge mosaic panel by the firm of Minton Hollins depicting the Birth of the Virgin which was installed, in pride of place on the main staircase. Since then the museum has had not one, but two, extensions but […]