Pioneers: Highlights from the Swindon Collection of Studio Ceramics

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, Bath Road, Swindon SN1 4BA

01793 466556
smag@swindon.gov.uk
http://swindonmuseumandartgallery.org.uk/event/pioneers-highlights-from-the-swindon-collection-of-studio-ceramics/

Tuesday 28 November 2017 – Saturday 10 March 2018
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am - 5pm

Beginning with Bernard Leach and his role as the father of British studio ceramics, the exhibition features Lucy Rie, Hans Coper and Katharine Pleydell-Bouverie. Complex and experimental ceramic sculpture by Gordon Baldwin, Grant Aston and Sara Radstone will sit alongside exquisite porcelain and bone china from Sasha Wardell, Edmund de Waal and Fenella Elms.

Pioneers also celebrates the donors and collectors who helped establish Swindon’s collection of ceramics and continue to help it grow.

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