The following is a list of museums in the United States
and abroad that have on exhibit and/or in their storerooms important
works of Palissy and related ware as of our last visit. From time to
time, museums change their visitation hours, so it is a good idea to
call ahead or check their website.
Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
Toll Free: 888-269-7829
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; Wednesday and Friday
10:00 am to 9:00 pm. Closed Monday.
Contains four or five examples of 16th-century French Palissy ware and
the finest example of Palissy ware by the renowned Portuguese artist,
Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro. This excellent fine arts museum is a must for
visitors to Cleveland.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Telephone : 323-857-6000
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 12 noon to 8:00 pm; Friday 12 noon to
9:00 pm; Saturday & Sunday 11 am to 8:00 pm. Closed Wednesday.
Wonderful display of 16th-century French Palissy and related ware. Located
on the second floor of the Ahmenson building. Worth a visit!
The J. Paul Getty Museum
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1687
Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm; Thursday and Friday
10:00 am to 9:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Closed Monday.
If you have not visited this remarkable museum, it is a must. Only one
example of 16th-century French Palissy ware, but it's a great one!
New Orleans Museum of Art
One Collins C. Diboll Circle
P.O. Box 19123
New Orleans, LA 70179
Hours: 10 am to 5 pm daily. Closed Monday.
This small but lovely museum conserves the largest public collection of
19th-century French and Portuguese Palissy ware in the United States.
A portion is on permanent display. Worth a visit if you are in New Orleans.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York, NY 10028
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm; Friday
& Saturday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm. Closed Mondays.
The Met ranks with the Louvre among the top fine arts museums in the world.
Although the museum conserves a collection of nearly 100 pieces of 16th-century
French Palissy ware, it only displays five examples. Located next to Medieval
Art at rear of 1st floor. In the same room, six examples of St.- Porchaire
ware are also on exhibit. This great museum is always worth a visit!
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94118
Hours: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm daily. Closed Monday.
The museum is reputed to have a small collection of 16th-century French
Palissy ware, although we have not visited.
Corcoran Gallery of Art
500 17th Street NW
Washington , DC 20006
Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. Closed Tuesday.
Conserves a large collection of 16th-century French Palissy ware (about
thirty pieces), but only a few on exhibit. Worth a visit if you are in