Opens 30 March
  • Free
  • Exhibition
Photograph of a ceramic milk jug depicting a cow, complete with a blue tree lined landscape as part of the glaze on its body. The cow's mouth is open and it stands on a green ceramic base. The jug is set on a grey graduated background, light in the foreground shifting to darker tones in the background.
Cow-shaped cream jug. © The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent.

Our major new exhibition explores our relationship with milk and its place in politics, society and culture.

Featuring over 100 items, including historical objects, artworks and new commissions, it asks why has cow’s milk come to be seen as essential to a good diet in the UK? When did breastfeeding become a political subject? And how has milk been used to exert power as well as provide care?

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Opening on 30 March 2023

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Gallery 1, level 0

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