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Association of Clay and Glass Artists

AMOCA welcomes to THE VAULT three members of the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California (ACGA). ACGA promotes the highest standards of craftsmanship and showcases the best of ceramic art.Annette Corcoran, Bill Heiderich and Mark Goudy create ceramic artwork that reflects ACGA’s lofty goals, yet each has a distinct style and approach to […]

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AMOCA’s Permanent Collection Hall Exhibition Preview

The Story So Far August 10, 2013 Wondering what’s happening in Gallery B? Can’t wait to see AMOCA’s permanent collection on display to the public? Opening August 10, 2013 AMOCA will have a sneek peak preview of the proposed Permanent Collection Hall. See a selection of permanent collection pieces, artists renderings of future layouts, pictures […]

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Soldaderas: Mujeres De Vanguardia

September 14, 2013 –November 3, 2013 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present, Soldaderas: Mujeres de vanguardia (Avant-Garde Women), a colorful and inviting exhibition of Oaxaca, Mexico’s leading female Folk Ceramic Artists. Folk Art is defined as the “art of the people,” and thereby is analogous to “family.” The fundamental force behind Folk Art is indeed […]

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Árbol de la vida: Una tradición mexicana

IN THE VAULT Noviembre 9, 2013 – Enero 26, 2014 El Museo Americano de Cerámica se enorgullece en presentar, Árbol de la vida: Una tradición Mexicana, una vibrante exhibición que presenta las obras de Herón Martínez Mendoza, uno de los artistas pioneros que desarrolló la tradición mexicana de los árboles de la vida en Acatlán […]

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Ceramic Biennial 2013

August 10, 2013 – September 29, 2013    The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present Ceramic Biennial 2013, a community exhibition and fundraiser featuring Southern California artists in association with the American Ceramic Society – Design Chapter. This year’s exhibition will feature guest artist Karen Sullivan and be judged by Patrick Crabb. […]

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The Clay Connection: Jim and Nan McKinnell

May 18, 2013 – July 28, 2013 The Clay Connection: Jim and Nan McKinnell celebrates the five-decade careers of Jim and Nan McKinnell, whose prolific output included tens of thousands of ceramic works. The McKinnells, known for their diverse vessel forms, often collaborated on pieces, with one shaping the work and the other adding decoration; but, […]

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Friendship Forged in Fire: British Ceramics in America

  February 9, 2013 – May 5, 2013 In February, the American Museum of Ceramic Art will feature a provocative international exhibit entitled Friendship Forged in Fire: British Ceramics in America. This exhibition will feature British pottery in a thematic and chronological order, from the industrial potteries of the Victorian Era, the Arts & Crafts […]

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German Mettlach Ware (1850-1915) & Present-Day Translations

  October 13, 2012 – January 26, 2013 The American Museum of Ceramic Art will feature an exceptional exhibition entitled, German Mettlach Ware (1850-1915) & Present-Day Translations. Robert and Colette Wilson, prominent collectors and enthusiasts, amassed a huge number of late 19th and early 20th century Mettlach ceramics over the past thirty years. Their collection of incredibly detailed and […]

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Weil Ware in the California Scene (1930s – 1960s)

In The Vault: Weil Ware in the California Scene (1930s – 1960s)       October 13, 2012 – January 26th, 2013 Opening Reception: October 13th, 2nd Saturday, 6-9pm Catalog: “Weil Ware in the California Scene (1930s – 1960s)” The pieces in this show characterize the boom of production ceramics that flourished in mid-century Southern California, […]

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