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The Ceramic Collection is located in the Ceramic Gallery, Aberystwyth Arts Centre. The back gallery has a long term display of early pioneer studio pottery by Bernard LeachShoji HamadaReginald WellsMartin Brothers, Nora BradenKatharine Pleydell-BouverieFrances Richards, Michael Cardew and more. Some items are also on display at the School of Art. Items are also held in store in both locations. If you would like to see an item in store please contact us well in advance to arrange a visit.

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The Ceramic Gallery at Aberystwyth Arts Centre is open:

Monday – Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
Thursday – Saturday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 1pm – 5pm

Occasionally the gallery is closed while exhibitions are changed or maintenance work is carried out, please check before you visit.

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The Ceramic Archive is based at the School of Art, Aberystwyth University. It is staffed on a part time basis but staff can be available for personal callers. Please call in advance to arrange a visit and to ensure somebody is able to see you.

Our contact details are:
Ceramic Collection and Archive
School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion SY23 ING UK

Ceramic Archive: Tel: (+0044) 01970 622192
Aberystwyth Arts Centre: Tel (+0044) 01970 623232 (box office for exhibition details)
School of Art: Tel (+0044) 01970 622460 (for general information)

Curator and Archivist of Ceramics: Louise Chennell loc@aber.ac.uk
Senior Curator of School of Art Collections: Neil Holland: neh@aber.ac.uk

Moira Vincentelli: Emeritus Professor in Art History & Consultant
Curator of Ceramics mov@aber.ac.uk