The Corinium Museum strives to encourage access for all to its nationally important collections. Access to the museum collections is provided through the permanent displays within the museum, plus an extensive education and outreach programme. Further access is achieved through a diverse and imaginative temporary exhibitions programme.
Wood Fired Ceramics
Eeles Family Pottery
11 July – 3 August
Eeles Family Pottery, based in Mosterton, West Dorset, are delighted to announce that they are holding an exhibition of over 300 pieces of new work at the Corinium Museum. The family of 5 potters create stoneware, porcelain and raku using basic ingredients such as ball clay from near Poole, china clay from South Devon, fine alluvial sand from West Dorset and granite from Cornwall. Most simple ingredients used with rare skill, create the most unusual results.
Free admission All items for sale
8 August – 6 September
‘Discovery’ is the latest exhibition presented by Creative Forum. As artists and makers move through their creative life, the process of discovery is an ongoing process and an important part of their practice. This exhibition presents a diverse range of work by members of the group including paintings, ceramics, textiles, sculpture, photography and jewellery.
The group meets once a month at New Brewery Arts in Cirencester and is made up of local artists and makers at various stages in their creative careers, from aspiring to professional.
Free admission All items for sale
Sarah Brooker and Celestino Valenti
12 September – 11 October
Showcasing the latest works by Sarah Brooker, textile artist. Her hand- rolled felt wall hangings and framed works bring colour and vibrancy to any space. Using water for inspiration she draws on her favourite colours; turquoises, deep blues and greens. Sarah studied in Fine Art at Portsmouth, and went on to complete a Post Graduate qualification in Textiles at Goldsmiths College, which took her on a journey uncovering the techniques and possibilities of felt making. Celestino Valenti designs and produces Regency-style, internationally sought after wirework.
Handmade in Clay
‘Found, Fired and Fabulous’
17 October – 15 November
Found objects, fired glass and ceramics become unique, colourful and delicate creations in a fabulous exhibition by five local artists. Marion Mitchell’s unusual way of applying glaze, oxides and slips create atmospheric depth in her vessels, bowls and wall hangings. Tara Davidson creates beautifully textured ceramics featuring antique lace and plants. Amanda Moriarty’s inspiration from urban and rural landscapes utilises dynamic colour to create unique kiln-fired glass. Sue Simmons creates pieces from stoneware and found objects with a gentle and quirky touch and Hannah Mathison’s extraordinary reclaimed metal and wood sculptures transport you to a world of inspiration and creativity.
Come along and enjoy this beautiful handmade, selling exhibition.
Cotswold Craftsmen Christmas Show
20 November – 5 December
Explore the wonders of local art and craft in this stunning Christmas exhibition by the Cotswold Craftsmen. The Cotswold craftsmen is an established group whose membership is drawn from all around the Cotswolds. The group includes a rich cross section of craftsmen, designers and artists who value the traditions and skills of the past and wish to embrace contemporary techniques and ideas. They value the unique qualities that handmade individually crafted objects possess and recognise the lasting pleasure they bring. This selling exhibition offers the perfect opportunity to pick up a unique gift for special family and friends at this seasonal time of year.