Gallery Talk by Professor Moira Vincentelli

The Ceramic Collection – Aberystwyth University: Tales of Old and New

Gallery talk in association with the U3A

Talk in Carmarthen Library followed by mulled fruit cup and mince pies at Oriel Myrddin Gallery.

Moira Vincentelli is Emeritus Professor of Art History and Consulting Curator of Ceramics at Aberystwyth University. Over forty years she has developed the major ceramic collection and archive at Aberystwyth. Her personal research has a focus on gender and ceramics with a particular interest in World Ceramics. Her published works include Women and Ceramics: Gendered Vessels (MUP, 2000) and Women Potters: Transforming Traditions (A&C Black, 2003) as well as many articles and catalogue essays.

She will talk about the history of the collection and its development in recent years through curated exhibitions and an active acquisition policy.

 

Part of Oriel Myrddin Gallery’s 50+ programme

Admission free

 

If you’re not a member of U3A come along to find out more about it.

 

Image: Courtesy of Ceramic Review Photographer: Layton Thompson

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