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THE EAGLE HAS LANDED

We have teamed up with artist Rob Young to celebrate the Eagle Vase by William De Morgan coming to the De Morgan Collection

EVENTS

From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts and Crafts Movement, our programme of online events is diverse and exciting.

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Join one of our expert-led talks online.

Talks are hosted on Zoom, a free video conferencing system. You will receive details of how to join the Zoom call in an email after you have bought tickets.

Recreating De Morgan’s Lustreware

Friday 16th April 2021 – 12pm

Contemporary potters Jonathan  Chiswell Jones and Kerry Bosworth will join us from their Sussex studio and talk us through De Morgan’s process of creating lustreware. Learn how his recipes are still used to marvellous effect by potters today.

William De Morgan’s Dragons

Friday 23rd April 2021 – 12pm

On St George’s Day, join De Morgan Curator, Sarah Hardy, to look discover the myths, legends, and the deeply personal to the purely decorative reasons which drove William De Morgan to use dragons in so much of his artwork.

Of Ships and Other Things

Friday 7th May  2021 – 12pm

Join Dr Chris Jordan for this online talk and discover the tiles De Morgan designed for interior schemes for private yachts and ocean liners. From the Czar of Russia’s yacht to P&O ocean liners, this talk promises to be an illuminating voyage of discovery.

Due to Coronavirus restrictions, De Morgan partner museums remain closed. Please stay at home.

Cannon Hall

Barnsley

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Watts Gallery

Surrey

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Wightwick Manor

Wolverhampton

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CURATOR AT HOME

Enjoy learning more about the life and art of the De Morgans in our series of talks and lectures, with Curator, Sarah Hardy, and sometimes with special guests.

NEWS

SHOP

  • This BBB design will brighten up any De Morgan fan's kitchen. BBB is wonderfully bright and intricate pattern which William De Morgan designed specifically for kitchens. It's time to brighten your kitchen with this 100% cotton tea-towel
  • The perfect gift for any De Morgan fan! This durable apron features William De Morgan's beautiful BBB design, which he made to be installed around the stove. Have your own De Morgan piece to brighten up your time at the stove!
  • William De Morgan's beatiful and intricate BBB design of blue carnations and scrolling foliage covers this plush soft canvas bag, with statement blue handles and a polyester lining. Stand out from the crowd with this wonderful statement piece.

DISCOVER

Caring for the Collection

Beauties and Beasts

Dodos and Dragons