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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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Patti Warashina: Wit and Wisdom

July 14, 2012 – September 29, 2012   The American Museum of Ceramic Art proudly presents Patti Warashina: Wit and Wisdom, an exhibition covering the ceramic art of Patti Warashina. The visual presentation, defined as a retrospective exhibition, consists of 75-100 examples that mark the evolution of Warashina’s life works. Patti Warashina: Wit and Wisdom […]

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kinopening.edu 2012

  The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present the fourth in its series of shows entitled kilnopening.edu, a biennial exhibition of Southern California college ceramic instructors and their students. In addition to the works of more than 20 ceramics instructors for kilnopening.edu, AMOCA is excited to host the fifth annual international teapot […]

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