School of Art and Design
Museum : The Alfred Ceramic Art Museum

The Alfred Ceramic Art Museum at Alfred University houses nearly 8,000 ceramic objects ranging from small pottery shards recovered from ancient civilizations to modern and contemporary ceramic art. The museum offers an engagement in cultural history via ceramic art to the student, artist, scholar and collector as well as the local, national and international community. The Alfred Ceramic Art Museum is a teaching and research facility whose study collection, exhibitions, events, and publications provide opportunities for hands-on appreciation of both contemporary and historical pieces.

The primary mission of Alfred Ceramic Art Museum is to collect, preserve, conserve, research, interpret and exhibit ceramic art for aesthetic and educational purposes.is a teaching and research facility whose study collection, exhibitions, events, and publications provide opportunities for hands-on appreciation of both contemporary and historical pieces. The museum houses nearly 8,000 ceramic and glass objects, ranging from small pottery shards recovered from ancient civilizations to contemporary sculpture and installation pieces to advanced ceramics reflecting the cutting edge of ceramic technology.

Hours:

Tuesday 10am – 5pm
Wednesday 10am – 5pm
Thursday 10am – 7pm
Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm

Closed Mondays and major holidays.

Admission:

FREE Every Thursday evening from 5-7pm, Museum Members, 17 & Under, AU and A-State faculty, staff & students, ESMRP & NARM Members
$3 Local Residents (within 25 miles of Alfred, Students (outside Alfred), AAA, Military
$5 Seniors 55+
$7 Adults (18-54)

Contact

Susan Kowalczyk, Curator of Collections
Ph: 607.871.2421
Fx: 607.871.2615
Email