Ahead of the Curve

11 October - 30 November 2014

This exciting and unique exhibition showcases contemporary ceramics and glass from emerging and established Chinese artists. It will include striking new work and demonstrate current trends and practices in work being created in traditional porcelain centres Shanghai and Jingdezhen.

Organised in partnership with Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery,

Stoke-on–Trent, The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum and Two Cities Gallery, Shanghai, this exhibition starts its tour at The Wilson before moving to Bristol and Stoke.

There is a range of accompanying events running alongside this exhibition, including a curator-led talk, a ceramic workshop, a private view poetry reading and a children's workshop themed around China. Please click here for more details.

Dreamer, Shao Chaozong, 2011



Dreamer | Shao Chaozong, 2011 | © the artist



Han Xi



Lost | Han Xi, 2010 | © the artist







A touring exhibition, beginning at The Wilson, Cheltenham. Moving to Bristol Museum and Art Gallery and The Potteries Museum, and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent.

Open Monday – Wednesday / Friday – Saturday 9.30am – 5.15pm. Thursday 9.30am – 7.45pm. Sunday 11am – 4pm.
(Closed on 25 & 26 December, 1 January and Easter Sunday)

Admission free

THE WILSON
Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
Clarence Street
Cheltenham
GL50 3JT
Tel: 01242 237431
www.thewilson.org.uk