An Evening with Edmund de Waal

"Bright earth, Fired earth": Travels with Porcelain. Perhaps not a riveting title for a talk unless you're a ceramics enthusiast, but for me it represented a chance to hear from a writer who I feel a creative kinship with. I finished reading The Hare with Amber Eyes last month; a rare book and an even …

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York Open Studios 2017 – Ceramics

Despite being one of the oldest art forms in existence, ceramics may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you visit a gallery. Yet despite new exhibitions and up-coming artists evading mainstream news, there is a thriving and diverse ceramics community of both makers and enthusiasts emerging. With a dedicated Centre of Ceramic …

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York Open Studios 2017

With over 100 artists at nearly 80 venues across the city centre (and a bit beyond), York Open Studios have reached a new level of achievement in their sixteenth year. Both weekends saw routine visitors and new recruits travel by bike, bus, car and foot to town houses, country retreats, modern studios and garden sheds …

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York Open Studios Launch

York Open Studios is a non-profit community project run by a team of volunteers with the purpose of promoting local artists and inviting members of the public to take a closer look at their work, practice, and creative spaces. Now in its sixteenth year, York Open Studios has gone from strength to strength with over …

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