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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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Peregrinación: Mexican Folk Ceramics

October 9, 2010 – January 8, 2011 Curated by Karen Crews Hendon The term, peregrinación, meaning ‘pilgrimage,’ historically refers to the long journey of the pre-Columbian Mexica culture, later known as the Aztecs, who migrated to the Valley of Mexico. AMOCA invites you to take a pilgrimage through this exhibit and explore the ceramics of Mexico. The artists represented in this exhibition […]

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Ah-Leon

  Ah Leon: “Memories of Elementary School” and the Spirit of Yixing Tea Ware July 10, 2010 – September 25, 2010 Grand Opening Reception, July 10, 6-9 pm AMOCA presents Ah Leon, an international contemporary artist from Taiwan who merges Chinese Yixing traditions with his signature wood-textured trompe l’oeil style to form illusionistic installations. Originally trained […]

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kilnopening.edu 2010

May 8, 2010 – June 26, 2010 Southern California Ceramic Instructors and their Students kilnopening.edu 2010 is an extensive exhibition of work created by Southern California college/university ceramic professors and selected advanced students. The exhibition also acts as a fundraiser to support both the artists and AMOCA’s ceramic educational programs. Everything on exhibit is for sale. The […]

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Let’s Table This

  AMOCA presents for the first time a full scale exhibition highlighting a selection of the permanent collection. The exhibition will be open to the public on Saturday, January 23, 2010 from 12 – 5 p.m. The Grand Opening Reception will be held on February 13, from 6-9 p.m. with a pre-reception curator discussion with […]

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On the River through the Valley of Fire

November 22nd – February 14th, 2009 Artist Reception, Saturday, December 13th, 6-9pm The exhibition, On the River through the Valley of Fire, The Collaborative Ceramics of Frank Boyden & Tom Coleman, features two ceramic artists, Frank Boyden, recognized for his masterful line drawings in porcelain, and Tom Coleman, known for his throwing abilities and glaze formulations, […]

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Harrison McIntosh: A Timeless Legacy

AMOCA presents this retrospective exhibition to honor the life and ceramic artwork of Harrison McIntosh, one of the best-known ceramic artists of the Pomona Valley and leader in the post-World War II Southern California crafts movement. Along with the history, culture, and lifestyle of this era, the exhibition features Harrison’s beautifully crafted ceramic pottery and […]

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