Fired Arts Weekend

Visit WMODA and the Gallery of Amazing Things for the Fired Arts Collectors Weekend

The museum will be open

Saturday, January 19
11:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday, January 20
11:00am - 4:00pm

This month WMODA will be highlighting our vast Royal Doulton collection during the annual weekend for collectors. WMODA features the largest exhibit of Royal Doulton ceramic art in the world and there will be specialist docent tours of
the collection.

Schedule of Events

Friday, January 18

  • 10:00am: WMODA opens
  • 12:30pm: Meet and Greet with our special guests hosted by Louise Irvine (Gallery)
  • 2:00pm: Highlights from the auction and showroom with Christopher Evans (Gallery)
  • 5:00pm: WMODA closes

Saturday, January 19

  • 8:00am to 10:00am: Auction preview (Gallery)
  • 10:00am to 1:30pm: Fired Arts live auction (Gallery)
  • 11:00am: WMODA opens
  • 12:00pm: Docent tour of WMODA
  • 1:00pm: 'Coffee and Conversation' with Michael Doulton hosted by Louise Irvine in the WMODA.
  • 2:00pm: Live auction continues (Gallery)
  • 2:30pm: Docent tour of WMODA
  • 4:00pm: WMODA closes

Sunday, January 20

  • 11:00am: WMODA opens
  • 11:30am: 'Coffee and Conversation' with Michael Doulton hosted by Louise Irvine
  • 12:30pm: Docent tour of WMODA
  • 2:30pm: Docent tour of WMODA
  • 4:00pm: WMODA & Gallery close.


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Special Guests

Michael Doulton is a fifth-generation descendant of the Royal Doulton company founder and has traveled the world as an ambassador for collecting Doulton.

Louise Irvine, Executive Director & Curator of WMODA, is an expert and author on the ‘Fired Arts’ of ceramics and glass, notably Royal Doulton.

Christopher Evans is an expert and author on Royal Doulton, publishing editor of the Doulton Collectors Club magazine, and organizer of UK Fairs.

Dr. Gwendolyn Reasoner is an expert and author on fine porcelain, notably Boehm, Cybis and Royal Worcester, and was a consultant to the Museum of Porcelain Art in Cleveland.

Elliot Hall is a leading producer of fine English enamel boxes, continuing a family tradition dating back to 1904. He also helped develop Moorcroft’s range of enameled objets d’art.