Blue and White Pottery: An Exhibition Talk

Join curator Jemma Tynan for an insight into the Blue and White Pottery exhibition as she highlights her favourite pieces and expands on the themes found within. This includes an interesting look at our painting Afternoon Tea in Holland, sharing exciting new research recently published by Arnold Spee.

Blue and White Pottery: From China to The Willow Pattern and Beyond
17 June – 28 October 2023

The Willow Pattern has long been a stock pattern of nearly every British Pottery manufacturer. Here we showcase some of The Atkinson’s historic blue and white pottery collection and look at the ongoing fascination modern ceramicists have with The Willow Pattern and blue and white decoration.

Object of the Month

The Object of the Month lunchtime talks take place on the second Wednesday of every month and highlight different objects from our fine art and social history collections.

Join us as we discover the hidden histories of items across our collections, from painting, print and sculpture to craft, costume and ceramics. The programme is delivered by Museum and Gallery staff as well as a wide range of outside expert speakers.

Object of the Month talks are freeDonations to The Atkinson Development Trust are welcomed.


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