Lucie Rie: Ceramics & Buttons
22 June 2018 – 3 November 2019. Dame Lucie Rie began producing ceramic buttons for the fashion industry during WW2. This exhibition will highlight this less well known area of her practice. Find out more.
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.
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 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.