Smoky Stoke

By Louise Irvine The most famous image of smoky Stoke is entitled Fresh Air for the Potteries, but the air was anything but fresh, as

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Year of the Dragon

By Louise Irvine With the New Moon on February 10, the Chinese Year of the Rabbit ends and the Year of the Dragon begins. Chinese

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Legacy of Love

By Louise Irvine Public artist, Lloyd Goradesky was honored as a Community Champion at the 9th Annual Legacy Gala for the Ancient Spanish Monastery on

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A Palissy Plot

By Louise Irvine The Saltburn movie, recently released on Prime Video, has taken the internet by storm. It has also inspired interest in Palissy, the French

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Happy Anniversary!

A new booklet has been published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Dennis Chinaworks in Somerset, England, founded by Sally Tuffin and Richard Dennis.

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It’s the LAW!

Lauderdale Art Week begins on January 20 with a diverse array of programs celebrating Broward County’s cultural treasures. In various creative realms of the visual

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Here’s a Toast!

By Louise Irvine Many of us will enjoy a tipple or two, toasting friends and family at parties to welcome the New Year. As we

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Unity in the Community · Transparency Through Glass

By Louise Irvine Chelsea Rousso installed her Unity in the Community glass wall at WMODA in December, and it was great fun deliberating on the best

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The Art of Giving

Every year at Christmas time, Luis Montanez, the museum’s Maintenance and Logistics Manager, organizes a toy drive for disadvantaged children in our community. This year,

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Marvelous Moorcroft

By Louise Irvine The most prestigious pottery ever made by the Moorcroft studio in Stoke-on-Trent can be seen at WMODA. In the early 1900s, William

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