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Quartz Museum of Ceramics (Updated) – Open For Discovery – Discover Whanganui

Quartz, Museum of Ceramics

Check out over 1000 studio ceramic works unique to NZ.

Be sure to check out Simon Manchester's collection, Simon was a Wellington businessman whose passion for collecting ceramics began over thirty years ago.

The museum's collection is now considered to be one of the major national collections of ceramics.


Established by renowned potter Rick Rudd, who began working with clay at Art college in England in 1968, moved to New Zealand in 1973 and has been a full-time studio potter since 1975.

8 Bates Street

Quartz, Museum of studio Ceramics