A Trail Across The Ceramics And Pottery Museums Of The World

Check out these museums and galleries across the world with their enviable ceramics collection
Pottery and ceramics museums showcase a slice of history  Photo credit Shutterstock
Pottery and ceramics museums showcase a slice of history Photo credit Shutterstock

If you are someone who enjoys ceramics and sculptures of clay, then going around to the ceramics and pottery museums and galleries across the world might be something on your bucket list. Here is a list of places you can visit if you love everything pottery and ceramics.

Gardiner Museum, Toronto

The Gardiner Museum, or the George R Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, is in Toronto. The museum aims to collect and conserve rare pieces of ceramic and fine art pieces. They have an earthenware collection that comprises works from 47 different cultures in pre-colonial Americas. 

Address&nbsp111 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7, Canada

Gladstone Pottery Museum, Stoke on Trent

Coal-fired pottery and a brilliant collection of Stoke on Trent's heritage pieces, the Gladstone Pottery Museum is a ceramics lover's paradise. Stoke on Trent is known to be one of the richest pottery hubs of England, with its roots beginning some 300 years. There are also yearly events that the museum holds, like ghost walks during Halloween and Christmas Carol Concerts and Summer Pottery workshops.

Address&nbspUttoxeter Rd, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 1PQ, United Kingdom

New Taipei City Yingge, Taipei

This museum holds regular exhibits as well as houses a permanent pottery and ceramics studio. They also have a special section for children where they can play with clay, along with having pottery workshops for artists and experts.

Address No. 200èÂÂ, Wenhua Rd, Yingge District, New Taipei City, Taiwan 

National Ceramics Museum, Valencia

The National Ceramics Museum of Spain is a place that is dedicated to ceramics, porcelain and other decorative arts, such as pieces of furniture, clothing, and paintings. The collections housed in the museum are often from Valencian tradition and local artists, so viewers can learn about the Valencian culture.

Address Carrer del Poeta Querol, 2, 46002 Val&egravencia, Valencia, Spain

Terracotta Museum, Delhi

Sanskriti Kendra Terracotta and Metal Museum in Delhi comprises three museums&ndashThe Museum of 'Everyday Art', the Museum of Indian Terracotta, and The Textile Museum. Among them, the terracotta museum takes space within an artist village complex which was established in 1979 by O.P Jain. The museum's objective is to promote the land's arts and cultural traditions and celebrate the talent and skills of the villages in India. 

Address Anandagram, Mehrauli Gurgaon Road, Opposite Metro Pillar No. 165, Nearest Metro Station Arjangarh, New Delhi, Delhi, India 

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