Ceramic Events Open in May 2015

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

Ford Abbey Exhibition - Eeles Family of Potters at Forde Abbey House and Gardens Mar 01, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015 01.03.2015 - 31.10.2015
We are delighted to invite you to the opening of this years exhibition at Forde Abbey, on Sunday 1st of March between 11am and 4pm
La scultura ceramica contemporanea in Italia at Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Mar 12, 2015 - Jun 15, 2015 12.03.2015 - 15.06.2015Major exhibition with work from Antonella Cimatti in Rome
Ahead of the Curve: new china from China - Stoke on Trent at Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, The Mar 14, 2015 - May 31, 2015 14.03.2015 - 31.05.2015Exhibition of contemporary ceramic and glass from emerging and established Chinese artists
Ceramics exhibition at Galerie Terra Viva Mar 15, 2015 - Jun 04, 2015 15.03.2015 - 04.06.2015Includes: Chloé Peytermann, Marlène Requier, Jane Muir, Marion Charreyre
Curse or Cure? - Nici Ruggiero' ceramics at Chelsea at Chelsea Physic Garden Apr 01, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015 01.04.2015 - 31.10.2015Nici's project will be displayed throughout the summer - well worth a visit to this fantastic, but little known garden founded in 1673
Leaving Home: A new setting for site-specific contemporary craft at Contemporary Applied Arts Apr 17, 2015 - May 31, 2015 17.04.2015 - 31.05.2015What happens when site-specific installations are moved to a new setting? 
Treasures from our Collection: MR. MARSH’S MARTINWARE at Kingston Museum Apr 17, 2015 - Jul 04, 2015 17.04.2015 - 04.07.2015This exhibition explores Kingston Museum's unique Martinware ceramic collection
Earth and Rock: includes Robin Welch ceramics at Sladers Yard Apr 18, 2015 - May 31, 2015 18.04.2015 - 31.05.2015
Spring show, with ceramics at Number Four Gallery Apr 18, 2015 - Jul 05, 2015 18.04.2015 - 05.07.2015Private View 18 and 19th April 2015. Jenny Colquitt will have new work showing.
Fragile? at National Museum of Wales Apr 18, 2015 - Oct 04, 2015 18.04.2015 - 04.10.2015A major exhibition
The Art of Poetry at Obsidian Art Apr 23, 2015 - May 31, 2015 23.04.2015 - 31.05.2015An exciting exhibition of selected work inspired by poetry in a wide range of mediums and styles.
The 8th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2015 (GICB2015) at Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale Apr 24, 2015 - May 31, 2015 24.04.2015 - 31.05.2015International Symposium and Exhibitions, with many top exhibitors (more detail later)
Passion in the South - ceramic art at Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur Tegelen Apr 24, 2015 - Sep 13, 2015 24.04.2015 - 13.09.2015
Ceramic art related to the Passion - Love, tears and a wink
Open House - Brighton Arts Festival at 9A Hove Place Apr 25, 2015 - May 31, 2015 25.04.2015 - 31.05.2015Mixed show. Preview 2-7pm 25th April. Note: weekends and the two Bank holidays only.
Confected, Borrowed and Blue… at Harley Gallery Apr 25, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015 25.04.2015 - 21.06.2015An installation by Paul Scott
Lancashire and Yorkshire Craft Open at Platform Gallery Apr 25, 2015 - Jul 04, 2015 25.04.2015 - 04.07.2015Mixed open show includes ceramics
A World of White - Tsubusa Kato at Scottish Gallery May 01, 2015 - May 30, 2015 01.05.2015 - 30.05.2015Tsubusa Kato's first solo exhibition at The Scottish Gallery
Marc Uzan ceramics at Galerie Terra Viva May 01, 2015 - May 31, 2015 01.05.2015 - 31.05.2015Marc Uzan
SWEET 18 - with Jo Taylor Sculpture at Castle d'Ursel May 01, 2015 - Jul 05, 2015 01.05.2015 - 05.07.2015A major exhibition featuring contemporary art, fashion & design inspired by the 18th century includes new work by Jo Taylor
Solo showcase by ceramicist Jacqui Atkin at Craft Centre & Design Gallery May 01, 2015 - Jul 31, 2015 01.05.2015 - 31.07.2015Jacqui showcases her recent work
Patricia Volk Sculpture in Surrey at Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden May 01, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015 01.05.2015 - 31.10.2015Wide range of sculpture in gardens
3@11 - ceramics from Sarah Villeneau and Adele Howitt at Studio Eleven May 02, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015 02.05.2015 - 14.06.2015New work from Sarah Villeneau and Adele Howitt
MY HEART SLEEPS BY THE SEA with ceramic art at Whitehouse Gallery May 02, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015 02.05.2015 - 20.06.2015An Exhibition with a Nautical Theme - Group show including work by Rob Sutherland
Post-war Hungarian Ceramics from the Graham Cooley Collection at Kings Lynn Arts Centre May 02, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015 02.05.2015 - 20.06.2015The exhibition, a world first in this area will feature over 400 objects from the Graham Cooley Collection.
SCULPTURAL 2015. at Coombe Trenchard May 02, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015 02.05.2015 - 20.06.2015SCULPTURAL2015 returns for third time to the fantastic Arts & Crafts setting of Coombe Trenchard in West Devon (PV: 2 May 2.00pm to 5.00pm)
From the Mountains to the Sea at Inchmore Gallery May 02, 2015 - Jul 29, 2015 02.05.2015 - 29.07.2015Scottish Potters Association show - wide range of new work.
Splendour in the Grass at Old Chapel Gallery May 02, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015 02.05.2015 - 30.09.2015Garden Sculpture Exhibition 2015 
Carousel to Warhorse - Sue Fraser at Haydon Hall May 03, 2015 - May 31, 2015 03.05.2015 - 31.05.2015Exhibiton of New work to be presented in Murrurundi during the Upper Hunter Horse Festival and the King of the Ranges Challenge and Bush Festival
FIGURATIVE CERAMICS at Sherrie Gallerie May 03, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015 03.05.2015 - 20.06.2015WORKS BY JACK EARL, TOM BARTEL, AND JANIS MARS WUNDERLICH
Ken Eastman ceramic art at Marsden Woo Gallery May 06, 2015 - Jun 13, 2015 06.05.2015 - 13.06.2015A brand new body of work by acclaimed ceramicist Ken Eastman. 
New Work by Walter Keeler at Contemporary Ceramics Centre May 07, 2015 - May 30, 2015 07.05.2015 - 30.05.2015Wally Keeler, wonderful new work. Also Open 10 May -12.00 - 5.00pm as part of London Craft Week
MATT WEDEL - ceramic sculpture at Erskine, Hall & Coe May 07, 2015 - Jun 03, 2015 07.05.2015 - 03.06.2015
This exhibition will feature twenty-five ceramic sculptures, the majority of which were made specifically for this show.
Rupert Spira at Oxford Ceramics Gallery, The, May 09, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015 09.05.2015 - 14.06.2015Rupert Spira - A Life in Ceramics. PRIVATE VIEW: 4-6pm, Saturday 9th May
Fauna 2015 with ceramic art at Gallerytop May 09, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015 09.05.2015 - 20.06.2015Mixed show with New sculpture from Claire Ireland
Spring Exhibition with ceramic art at Pyramid Gallery May 09, 2015 - Jul 14, 2015 09.05.2015 - 14.07.2015PV: 9 May, 11.00am to 2.30pm
Summer Craft Collection at New Ashgate Gallery May 09, 2015 - Aug 22, 2015 09.05.2015 - 22.08.2015Includes ceramic art by Roger Lewis
Patricia Volk - Sculpture at Garden Gallery May 12, 2015 - Jul 18, 2015 12.05.2015 - 18.07.2015Includes new work from Patricia Volk and a number of other top ceramicists
Richard Baxter: new collections at New Ashgate Gallery May 14, 2015 - Jun 27, 2015 14.05.2015 - 27.06.2015Richard Baxter - three new collections
Emma Finch: New Collection at New Ashgate Gallery May 14, 2015 - Jun 27, 2015 14.05.2015 - 27.06.2015Emma's work chronicles the ever-changing face of London; the built, rebuilt, remodelled and reused
Tara Wilson - Quiet Pots at Schaller Gallery May 15, 2015 - May 30, 2015 15.05.2015 - 30.05.2015solo exhibition
Porcelain 20th Century Makers at Paul Rice Gallery May 16, 2015 - Jun 12, 2015 16.05.2015 - 12.06.2015This exhibition will feature work from as many 20th century makers of porcelain as I can put together. 
Peter Beard ceramics at Brook Street Pottery and Gallery May 16, 2015 - Jun 27, 2015 16.05.2015 - 27.06.2015Peter Beard, new work, also Christiane Wilhelm. PV: 16.05. - 11.00am to 4.00pm
Contemporary Ceramics Auction at MAAK May 18, 2015 - Jun 04, 2015 18.05.2015 - 04.06.2015
Auction offering over 250 lots of studio pottery and contemporary ceramic art. Next Auction online at from 1-4 June (Now viewing on line)
Hay Festival Exhibition 2015 @ Old Chapel Gallery at Old Chapel Gallery May 21, 2015 - Jun 30, 2015 21.05.2015 - 30.06.2015New works to run during the Hay Festival. Drinks and nibbles on Sunday 24th from 11am
Wirral Potters Spring Exhibition at Ness Botanic Gardens May 22, 2015 - Jun 03, 2015 22.05.2015 - 03.06.2015Exhibition of Wirral Potters work.
Open Studios Cornwall - Jenny Beavan at Old School House Studio, The May 23, 2015 - May 31, 2015 23.05.2015 - 31.05.2015Good opportunity to meet Jenny Beavan, see her work and maybe buy - it is fairly irresistible! 
Nic Harrison - Ceramics at Open Studio - Nic Harrison May 23, 2015 - May 31, 2015 23.05.2015 - 31.05.2015Part of Cornwall Ceramics Trail - Nic Harrison open studio
Discoed Ceramic Show at St. Michael's Discoed May 23, 2015 - May 31, 2015 23.05.2015 - 31.05.2015Members showing include: Carolyn Genders, Patricia Shone, Eric Moss, Rachel Wood, David Allnatt, Richard Phethean, Micki Schloessingk and Jeremy Nichols
Ruthanne Tudball - Open Studio at Temple Barn Pottery May 23, 2015 - Jun 07, 2015 23.05.2015 - 07.06.2015See Ruthanne's work and studio and get the chance to buy her great wor
James Hake - Open Studio event at James Hake Studio May 23, 2015 - Jun 07, 2015 23.05.2015 - 07.06.2015James Hake opens his studio as part of the Lansdale Arts Trail. Weekends only.
Solo:Solar: Tim Andrews: Ceramic art at Tim Andrews Gallery May 23, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015 23.05.2015 - 21.06.2015Tim Andrews and makers from across the UK
Patricia Volk - Sculpture at Broadway Modern May 23, 2015 - Jun 30, 2015 23.05.2015 - 30.06.2015A new venue for this important artist. (check end date before visiting)
Summer Exhibition with Roger Lewis ceramics at Maiden Bridge Gallery May 23, 2015 - Aug 02, 2015 23.05.2015 - 02.08.2015Mixed show with Roger Lewis new ceramic art. Note: weekends and bank holidays only
14th BIENNALE DE LA CERAMIQUE - Belgium at Biennale de la Ceramique May 24, 2015 - Jun 07, 2015 24.05.2015 - 07.06.2015Will include work by Raymond Church
Naked Raku at Water Street Gallery May 28, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015 28.05.2015 - 28.06.2015Raku artists
Mark Griffiths 40th Anniversary Exhibition at Leach Pottery May 29, 2015 - Jul 11, 2015 29.05.2015 - 11.07.2015A celebratory exhibition of work by Shropshire based potter Mark Griffiths to mark his 40th year as a professional potter.
Alan Birchall - open studio at Red Lion Pottery May 30, 2015 - May 31, 2015 30.05.2015 - 31.05.2015Open studio all weekend 11am to 6.00pm. see some of Alan's latest work.
Summer Sale Weekend - Phil Rogers and Hajeong Lee at Open Studio Phil Rogers May 30, 2015 - May 31, 2015 30.05.2015 - 31.05.2015First quality work and selection of older pieces. 
JUNE FOCUS Featured Potters Keith Varney, Annabel Faraday and Gabriele Koch at Bevere Gallery May 30, 2015 - Jul 01, 2015 30.05.2015 - 01.07.2015more info later.
International Ceramic Market - Haacht at Internationale Keramiekmarkt - Haacht May 31, 2015 31.05.2015Indoor and Outdoor Ceramics Market in Haacht, Belgium with Steve Booton showing.