Ceramic Events Open in May 2016

The details of all events are provided in good faith; It is recommended that you check before your visit.

In the Making: Ruskin, Creativity and Craftsmanship at Millennium Gallery Jan 23, 2016 - Jun 05, 2016 23.01.2016 - 05.06.2016n the Making brings together work by artists including Grayson Perry, Susan Collis, Edward Coley Burne-Jones and Ruskin himself.
Unconventional Clay: Engaged in Change at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, The Feb 26, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016 26.02.2016 - 12.06.2016co-curated by Catherine Futter and Leigh Taylor Mickelson, will explore diverse, creative and extraordinary ways that contemporary artists approach one of earth's most common materials.
Ford Abbey Exhibition - Eeles Family of Potters at Forde Abbey House and Gardens Mar 06, 2016 - Oct 31, 2016 06.03.2016 - 31.10.2016
Eeles family show
Trevor Corser - 40 Years A Leach Potter & Leach Heritage at Leach Pottery Mar 18, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016 18.03.2016 - 28.08.2016PV: 18.03.16 from 18.00 - 20.00hrs. Trevor Corser was the longest serving member of the Leach Pottery.
Adam Buick ceramic art in St. Ives at New Craftsman Gallery Mar 26, 2016 - May 06, 2016 26.03.2016 - 06.05.2016Cornish Series II - new work from Adam Buick
Mixed Spring Exhibition with ceramic art at Inchmore Gallery Mar 26, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016 26.03.2016 - 25.06.2016ceramics by Roger Bell, Juliet Macleod and Brigid Sharratt
Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden at Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden Apr 01, 2016 - Oct 31, 2016 01.04.2016 - 31.10.2016A must if you enjoy sculpture - with some ceramic artists showing. 
Olen Hsu: New Ceramics at Beaux Arts Apr 11, 2016 - May 07, 2016 11.04.2016 - 07.05.2016Preview 9 April 6-8pm
Raw Talent - with Jo Taylor at New Brewery Arts, The Apr 15, 2016 - May 07, 2016 15.04.2016 - 07.05.2016An exhibition which celebrates the work of both tutors and students from all of the courses. (including Jo Taylor)
3 Perspectives: 3 Potters at Rhayader Museum and Gallery Apr 15, 2016 - May 21, 2016 15.04.2016 - 21.05.2016With Phil Rogers, Jenny Hall and Ha Jeong Lee. PV: 15.04.2016 from 17.00-19.00
spring Exhibition - new work Sasha Wardell at Gallery Nine Apr 15, 2016 - May 31, 2016 15.04.2016 - 31.05.2016
New ceramics from: Adela Powell and Sasha Wardell 
Solo show: Emily-Kriste Wilcox Ceramics at &Collective Art Gallery Apr 15, 2016 - Jun 01, 2016 15.04.2016 - 01.06.2016Solo show with new ceramics. 
ROBIN WELCH AT 80 Ceramics & Paintings at Bircham Gallery Apr 16, 2016 - May 11, 2016 16.04.2016 - 11.05.2016New work from Robin Welch to celebrate his 80th. Catalogue on line
Hot Danes - ceramic art at Puls Contemporary Ceramics Apr 16, 2016 - May 21, 2016 16.04.2016 - 21.05.2016
Christina Schou Christensen; Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl and Per 
Ahlmann
Philip Eglin at Mission Gallery Apr 16, 2016 - Jun 05, 2016 16.04.2016 - 05.06.2016
Philip Eglin - Slipping the Trail & Responding to the Buckley Pottery in the Aberystwyth Collection
Chemins Croises at Anciens Abattoirs, Les Apr 19, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016 19.04.2016 - 14.08.201635 artists from Belgium and elsewhere
DAVID ROBERTS: The Colours of Black at Lemon Street Gallery Apr 23, 2016 - May 14, 2016 23.04.2016 - 14.05.2016New Work in the White Room
Eastern Aesthetics at Bluecoat Display Centre Apr 23, 2016 - May 28, 2016 23.04.2016 - 28.05.2016Features designer makers whose works have been inspired by Japan, its imagery, craft techniques and culture.
Still Life - Abstract Landscape - Ceramics at Gavagan Art Apr 23, 2016 - May 30, 2016 23.04.2016 - 30.05.2016New work from Anna Lambert
John Pollex Solo Exhibition at 45 Southside Apr 23, 2016 - May 31, 2016 23.04.2016 - 31.05.2016Solo show for this first class potter, John Pollex - well worth visiting if you can get there.
BATH SOCIETY OF ARTISTS - Patricia Volk at Victoria Art Gallery Apr 23, 2016 - Jun 04, 2016 23.04.2016 - 04.06.2016111th Summer Exhibition
Telling Tales - Anna Noel at Ruthin Craft Centre Apr 23, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016 23.04.2016 - 10.07.2016Anna Noel
Wirral Potters Spring Exhibition at Ness Botanic Gardens Apr 28, 2016 - May 09, 2016 28.04.2016 - 09.05.2016Exhibition of Wirral Potters work.
Porcelain and Paper - Sue Paraskeva at Contemporary Applied Arts Apr 29, 2016 - May 21, 2016 29.04.2016 - 21.05.2016
Sue Paraskeva in collaboration with Joanne Hummel-Newell
Tessa Wolfe-Murray Open House at Open House - Tessa Wolfe Murray Apr 30, 2016 - May 30, 2016 30.04.2016 - 30.05.2016Tessa's studio will be open to enjoy her new work and her guests - her wall pieces are excellent. 
Open House - Brighton Arts Festival at 9A Hove Place Apr 30, 2016 - May 30, 2016 30.04.2016 - 30.05.2016Mixed show. Preview 2-7pm 24th April. Note: weekends and the two Bank holidays only.
Special (Brighton) Festival Exhibition at Kellie Miller Arts Gallery Apr 30, 2016 - May 31, 2016 30.04.2016 - 31.05.2016Showcasing Kellie's new paintings and prints and the amazing ceramic sculptures by Vilas Silverton and more..
TIDE LINES at Porthminster Gallery Apr 30, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016 30.04.2016 - 25.06.2016'Tide Lines' features stunning new collections of paintings and ceramics by six leading artists all inspired by Cornwall's spectacular and atmospheric coastlines:
Garden Sculpture Exhibition 2016 at Old Chapel Gallery May 01, 2016 - Sep 30, 2016 01.05.2016 - 30.09.2016An ever changing collection of unique sculptures, including by Simon Griffiths. Drinks from 11.00 on 1 May.
May Ceramics - Midlands Potters Association exhibition at Sharpe's Pottery Museum May 02, 2016 - May 31, 2016 02.05.2016 - 31.05.2016Nine potters from Midlands Potters Association
Bernard Leach: Drawings at Cambridge Book & Print Gallery May 03, 2016 - May 14, 2016 03.05.2016 - 14.05.2016A presentation of previously unseen drawings by Bernard Leach.
Diessen International Ceramics Market at Diessen Potters Market May 05, 2016 - May 08, 2016 05.05.2016 - 08.05.2016With around 150 potters from Europe. ( David Wright will be showing from Britain)
Hungry Bowl Lunch 3 at Trinity Centre May 07, 2016 07.05.2016Charity lunch - includes a bowl by a potter, including many well known makers
Sheffield Open Studios - Antonia Salmon at 20 Adelaide Road May 07, 2016 - May 08, 2016 07.05.2016 - 08.05.2016I make hand-burnished and smoke-fired ceramic sculpture. These strong, pure forms are inspired by nature; they stand poised between movement and stillness. - Antonia Salmon.
Open House, Dulwich Festival - Kochevet Bendavid at Open Studio Kochevet Bendavid May 07, 2016 - May 08, 2016 07.05.2016 - 08.05.2016A rare opportunity to meet Kochevet at her studio and see new work
Dulwich Festival Show at CAVALIERO FINN GALLERY May 07, 2016 - May 15, 2016 07.05.2016 - 15.05.2016New work from Patricia Volk: Open the two weekends ONLY (7/8 and 14/15 May)
Chris Carter at 70 - A retrospective at Round House Gallery, The May 07, 2016 - May 31, 2016 07.05.2016 - 31.05.2016Works from 1971 to 2016 from Chris Carter.
Wanderlust Craft exhibition at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists May 09, 2016 - Sep 24, 2016 09.05.2016 - 24.09.2016Makers of international origin or who may enjoy exploring the world in order to gather new ideas for their work.
Matthew Bush at Mission Gallery May 10, 2016 - Jun 19, 2016 10.05.2016 - 19.06.2016Unique vessels made using 3D printing technology captures the complexity of natural forms.
Ruth King - in London at Contemporary Ceramics Centre May 11, 2016 - Jun 04, 2016 11.05.2016 - 04.06.2016Ruth King - solo show (PV: 11 may 2016 6-8pm)
The Beaconsfield Art Fair - Spring 2016 at Beaconsfield School, The May 13, 2016 - May 14, 2016 13.05.2016 - 14.05.2016The Beaconsfield School will be hosting its twice-yearly Art Exhibition - A showcase for fine art and quality local crafts.
THE ARTISTS @ REDLEES Summer Open Studios at Redlees Studios May 13, 2016 - May 15, 2016 13.05.2016 - 15.05.2016
Open studios - Ceramics, glass, fine art, sculpture, jewellery, metalworks, photography, leather accessories and more...
Claire Ireland - Studio Exhibition at London Museum of Water and Steam May 13, 2016 - May 15, 2016 13.05.2016 - 15.05.2016
Claire Ireland and Jason Bowyer Ceramics and Painting at Studio 7.
Pick and Mix at Ferrers Gallery May 13, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016 13.05.2016 - 26.06.2016A mix of jewellery, ceramics, glass, wood, textiles and mixed media crafts.
Lady Bay Arts Festival: Alan Birchall at Lady Bay Festival at Holme Road May 14, 2016 - May 15, 2016 14.05.2016 - 15.05.2016Part of Notts Open Studio month at 17 different venues.
Garden Gallery summer Exhibition at Garden Gallery May 14, 2016 - Jul 09, 2016 14.05.2016 - 09.07.2016Includes work by Patricia Volk
Ceramics in Charnwood Market Place (6th Year) at Loughbrough Market Place May 15, 2016 15.05.2016Over 50 potters and Ceramic artists from the East Midlands and beyond selling their work in Loughborough Market Place. Too good to miss if you can get there.
Midlands Potters Association - Ronnie Fulton at Bannersgate Community Hall May 15, 2016 15.05.2016Demonstration and talk by Ronnie Fulton
15th Ceramics- and Pottery Market in Swalmen, Holland at Keramiekmarkt - Swalmen May 15, 2016 - May 16, 2016 15.05.2016 - 16.05.2016This market, which is organized every second year, enables its visitors to get an overview of contemporary European ceramics. You will find there ceramics of excellent quality from 100 international renowned potters
Contemporary Ceramics Auction at MAAK May 16, 2016 - May 19, 2016 16.05.2016 - 19.05.2016
Auction offering over 250 lots of studio pottery and contemporary ceramic art. Next Auction online at from 16-19 May (Now viewing on line)
Withiel Sculpture Garden - includes ceramic sculptures at Lemon Street Gallery May 19, 2016 - Jun 30, 2016 19.05.2016 - 30.06.2016
Withiel Sculpture Garden - Viewing by appointment only (end date not clarified)
Jitka Palmer - Talk and Demo at Art House, The - Sheffield May 22, 2016 22.05.2016
Organised by the South East Region of the Northern Potters Association: Jitka Palmer, Talk and Demo
Felicity Aylieff - Witnessing Change: the Jingdezhen Experience at BRLSI (re Bath Society of Artists) May 26, 2016 26.05.2016Lecture: 19.30 hours - non-members welcome 4 on door
2016 Celebrating Art in the Garden at West Lavington Manor May 26, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016 26.05.2016 - 12.06.2016With ceramics from Martin McWilliam
Arts in the Village Festival - Alan Birchall at Old Station Gallery, The May 28, 2016 - May 30, 2016 28.05.2016 - 30.05.2016Alan Birchall - part of Derbyshire Open Arts 2016
Saltaire Inspired Arts Trail Makers Fair at Victoria Hall, Saltaire May 28, 2016 - May 30, 2016 28.05.2016 - 30.05.2016Part of 'Saltaire Inspired' with Open Houses Trail, Special Exhibitions and workshops as well
Ruthanne Tudball - Open Studio at Temple Barn Pottery May 28, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016 28.05.2016 - 12.06.2016See Ruthanne's work and studio and get the chance to buy her great work
Eeles Family Pottery Open Days at Eeles family at home May 28, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016 28.05.2016 - 12.06.2016We will be having a Raku Firing or tour of the workshops daily throughout the fortnight
West Country artists at Twenty Twenty May 28, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016 28.05.2016 - 25.06.2016Mixed show, Patricia Volk, Sarah Purvey and Andrew Lansley