Exhibitions

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

 

Manifest: 10,000 Hours

In the middle of CoCA is an installation of 10,000 bowls created by internationally renowned artist Clare Twomey designed to create an impact in the transformed space within York Art Gallery. Find out more.

Manifest: 10,000 Hours

 

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