Ceramics and Craft

Keep up to date with ceramics and craft news and exhibition reviews from UK museums and galleries and explore the latest listings, websites and resources highlighting Britain's great ceramics and craft collections and practitioners.

a photo of three decorated earthenware pots with abstract designs on them by Dylan Bowen featured in Ceramics Art York 2015

Ceramic Art York 2015: Ten British studio ceramicists you need to know

A new three-day selling fair of contemporary British studio ceramics takes place in York next month. Here are ten ceramic artists to whet your appetite.

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Edmund de Waal to explore the colour white in "quiet journey" through Royal Academy Library

Edmund de Waal will be exploring the colour white this autumn in a timed-entry exhibition in the Royal Academy's Reading Library and Print Room.

A photo of a large Japanese kiln being fired in the forest of Wytham Woods, near Oxford

Object of the Week: A Japanese potters' kiln inspired by 6th century Koreans and set up in an Oxford wood

This 11-metre-long, roofed-tunnel kiln promises to look like a large fiery dragon as flames and smoke billow from holes running along both sides.

A photo of a large gallery space in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery showcasing works by Andy Warhol and William Morris

Love is Enough: William Morris and Andy Warhol meet in Birmingham thanks to Jeremy Deller

Pitting bright and colourful masterpieces by Warhol against huge, rare tapestries by Morris, the spectacular Love is Enough is in its final month at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

Mark Hearld in the Lumber Room

York Art Gallery review: Yorkshire charm, reactionary pieces and breathtaking art

Angelika Rusbridge takes a look at York Art Gallery - featuring a peerless ceramics collection at the centre of an £8 million refurbishment.

A photo of a young girl with her back to the camera sitting on a wall in a Chinese city

Chinese Art from the 1970s to Now "makes you believe in the human spirit" at the Whitworth

Challenging the myopia of Chinese art being viewed as limited to ornate ink paintings and calligraphy, the M+ Sigg Collection contains humour, poise and beauty, says Kirstie Brewer.

a painting of an attic room with a camp bed nautical paraphernalia, cacti and shipping trunks

Fry Art Gallery explores art, decor and houses of the Great Bardfield Artists

The Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden is capturing the spirit of the Great Bardfield artists' houses with an exhibition exploring the domestic interior of Edward Bawden and his circle.

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Back to the loom: Weaver Jenny KilBride on Ditchling and the Guild of St Joseph and St Dominic

As Jenny KilBride MBE steps down as Trustee of Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, she talks to Culture24 about her life as a weaver, the transformation of the museum and Eric Gill's Guild in......

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Ten precious objects from the Wedgwood Collection

Nine precious ceramic pieces and one painting from the revitalised Wedgwood Museum as it opens at the World of Wedgwood - part of the £34 million redevelopment of the Wedgwood Estate in......

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