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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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Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California (1945–1975)

  November 12, 2011 – March 31, 2012   The American Museum of Ceramic Art presents Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California 1945–1975, an examination of both the cohesiveness and the diversification found within the Los Angeles-area, post-World War II, clay community. More than 300 ceramic objects created or designed by 53 artists working in studios, […]

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Exposed: Sculpture and Promised Gifts from AMOCA’s Permanent Collection

August 13 – October 29, 2011 AMOCA presents Exposed: Sculpture and Promised Gifts from AMOCA’s Permanent Collection from August 13 through October 29, 2011. Over the past seven years the museum’s permanent collection has grown to almost 2,000 objects, gifted from large collections such as James and Jackie Voell, Frieda Bradsher, and Bill Burke, and by institutions […]

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Ceramics: Post-Digital Design

  Ceramics: Post-Digital Design April 23 – June 25, 2011 Open to the public: April 23, 12 p.m. Grand Opening Reception, May 14, 6-9 pm   Curated by Karen Crews Hendon   AMOCA presents Ceramics: Post-Digital Design, on exhibit from April 23 through June 25, 2011. This modish and very chic exhibition places the work of world-famous designer, Eva Zeisel […]

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Ceramics for the New Millennium

AMOCA presents Ceramics for the New Millennium, on exhibit from January 22nd through April 9th, 2011. AMOCA offers an extraordinary scientific exploration of the many interactive uses for clay. See how your every-day life is improved by the multitude of innovations and inventions that use ceramic technology. The exhibition, Ceramics for the New Millennium is […]

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