Exhibitions

Picasso: Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection

28 July – 5 November 2017 Highlights of the Attenborough Collection of ceramics by Pablo Picasso will go on display at the Centre of Ceramic Art at York Art Gallery this year. Find out more.

 

Kate Haywood – Hoard

4 August – 3 December 2017 Kate Haywood’s exhibition ‘Hoard’ actively explores our relationship with objects and how we read them as they knit together with our own personal experiences and narratives.  Find out more.Kate Haywood – Hoard

 

A History of British Studio Ceramics

From familiar domestic functional pots to challenging abstract forms, artists continue to explore the malleable nature of this commonplace material and the intimate role it plays in our daily lives. Find out more.

A History of British Studio Ceramics

 

The Anthony Shaw Space

Anthony Shaw has been collecting art for over 40 years and his collection is now on long term loan to York Museums Trust. He is particularly drawn to work that explores the sculptural and painterly qualities of clay. Find out more.

The Anthony Shaw Space

 

The Wall of Pots

Our new 17 metre long Wall of Pots presents over 1,000 ceramics from across our collection, dating from the Roman period right through to the present day in a rainbow of colours. Find out more.

The Wall of Pots

 

Tree Listening

Find these incredible over-sized ceramic ears created by artist Garry Barker in and around our Artists Garden and take the time to explore and listen to nature. Find out more.

Tree Listening