Resources

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

Ceramic Societies

The American Ceramic Circle
http://www.americanceramiccircle.org/
http://www.americanceramiccircle.org/MemTest/MemDocs/Online_Collections_Databases_Exhibits.pdf

An extensive list of resources compiled by the American Ceramic Circle

Ceramics Study Club of Boston
http://chinastudentsclub.org/

The Pottery and Porcelain Club, Inc. (Providence, R.I.)
http://www.potteryandporcelainclubri.org/

American Art Pottery Association
http://aapa.info/

San Francisco Ceramic Circle
http://www.patricianantiques.com/sfcc.html

Contemporary Art Pottery Collectors Association (CAPCA)
http://www.ephraimcollectors.org/content.aspx?page_id=0&club_id=790862

The French Porcelain Society
http://www.thefrenchporcelainsociety.com

Transferware Collectors Club
http://www.transcollectorsclub.org

 

Major Ceramic Collections

Chipstone Foundation and Longridge Collections
http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/WebZ/currentstate?sessionid=01-62030-1813927914&entitytarget=search&entityactive=3

The Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Ontario
http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/

Historic Deerfield Museum, Deerfield, MA
http://www.historic-deerfield.org/discover-deerfield/collections/cera/

Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, DE
http://qa.winterthur.org/?p=230

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY
http://www.metmuseum.org/search-results?ft=ceramics&pg=1&cat=General

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
http://www.pem.org/collections/

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
http://www.mfa.org/

Philadelphia Museum of Arts, Philadelphia, PA
http://www.philamuseum.org/

Harvard Art Museums
http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections

 

See also

The Marks Project. A Marks Dictionary of American Studio Ceramics, 1946-Present
http://themarksproject.org/

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

http://www.studiopottery.com/

Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York
http://www.clayartcenter.org/

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

 

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