For exhibitions and activities of limited duration, see “Elsewhere in the Decorative Arts” in the Members’ Newsletter.

Ceramic Societies

The American Ceramic Circle

An extensive list of resources compiled by the American Ceramic Circle

Ceramics Study Club of Boston

The Pottery and Porcelain Club, Inc. (Providence, R.I.)

American Art Pottery Association

San Francisco Ceramic Circle

Contemporary Art Pottery Collectors Association (CAPCA)

The French Porcelain Society

Transferware Collectors Club


Major Ceramic Collections

Chipstone Foundation and Longridge Collections

The Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Ontario

Historic Deerfield Museum, Deerfield, MA

Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, DE

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Philadelphia Museum of Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Harvard Art Museums


See also

The Marks Project. A Marks Dictionary of American Studio Ceramics, 1946-Present

A growing database of potters’ marks or signatures. Highly useful for the collector and scholar.

Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York

Instruction, lectures, workshop, and gallery devoted to contemporary ceramics.


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