A Passion for Porcelain
The incredible Farin collection of European porcelain is now at WMODA and highlights will be going on display over the next few months. During our
A Golden Opportunity
Mistress Ford plaque The WMODA archive features original artwork and other fascinating source material for research into ceramic art so let us know if you
Man or Mouse?
When mice invaded Doulton’s Lambeth studio, sculptor George Tinworth didn’t trap them as normal. Instead he watched their antics and visualized them in human situations.
A Spellbinding Character
In Museum Month, it is interesting to reflect how the remarkable Wiener museum came about. Back in 1965, Arthur Wiener was a young college graduate and
Flappers, Vamps & Divas
During Michael Doulton’s visit to WMODA on March 31st, Louise Irvine gave a presentation on Flappers, Vamps & Divas celebrating all the beautiful women of
Women at WMODA
The British ceramics industry has been a major employer of women for centuries. Initially they worked as menial assistants to men but gradually some were
Wedgwood at WMODA April 2017
WMODA was featured in the Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Wedgwood International Seminar following Louise Irvine’s lecture to the society and their visit to the
The latest addition to our Stage & Screen exhibition is this striking Korean Dancer, which was modeled by Constantin Holzer-Defanti for Rosenthal in 1918. The
Cupid is Coming!
As Valentine’s Day approaches on February 14th, we are inundated with cards depicting Cupid, armed with his bow and arrow to find his mark and
Launched in 2010, the Ardmore Design Collection translated the distinctive imagery and playfulness of the ceramics into fabrics and furniture. The success of Ardmore’s limited