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HM100: A Century through the Life of Harrison McIntosh

September 13 – October 26, 2014 Opening & 100th Birthday Reception —Saturday, September 13, 2014, 6pm-9pm The American Museum of Ceramic Art, in conjunction with the Claremont Museum of Art, is honored to present HM100: A Century through the Life of Harrison McIntosh. AMOCA’s curatorial department presents an exhibition on the life and work of […]

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Lisa Reinertson Lecture

August 9, 2014 7:00 pm Free Museum Admission 6PM – 9PM Join us to hear Lisa Reinertson, artist in AMOCA’s current exhibition Large as Life, lecture about her work. The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present, Large as Life, an exhibition that includes the work of three prominent female artists; Lisa Reinertson, Betty […]

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Framing Images of the Southwest: A Collaborative Journey of Amado Peña and Rich Lopez

  The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is proud to present Framing Images of the Southwest: A Collaborative Journey of Amado Peña and Rich Lopez. Well-known Southwest painter Amado Peña collaborates with ceramicist Rich Lopez. Together they gather inspiration from Native American culture, geometric shapes and patterns, and southwest landscape. Opening Reception is on […]

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LARGE AS LIFE: Betty Davenport Ford, Elaine Katzer, Lisa Reinertson

 Large As Life: Betty Davenport Ford • Elaine Katzer • Lisa Reinertson June 14, 2014 through August 31, 2014 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present, “Large as Life”, an exhibition that includes three female artists whose sculptural work—figures, torsos, and animals—is unified through their similar approaches to clay. Drawing from their […]

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La Catrina: Tribute to Jose Posada

La Catrina June 14, 2014 through August 31, 2014 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present, La Catrina, a colorful, interactive exhibition featuring incredibly intricate, low-fire ceramic Catrina figures representing some of the most familiar, legendary, and influential figures in Latino culture. The exhibition tells the story of La Catrina, a dapper […]

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Emerging Artists 2014: High School Show

The American Museum of Ceramic Art participates in the establishment for success in the 21st century by championing perseverance and the mastery of the clay medium as it presents 75 works of art in a museum setting. This acknowledgement translates into a boost of confidence and propels lifelong learning and motivation for the success of […]

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Big Fish Small Pot: Sixth International Small Teapot Competition

Big Fish Small Pot:  Sixth International Small Teapot Competition Organized by Tony Huntley and Gloria Gimbrone from Saddleback College, Big Fish Small Pot features over 100 teapots selected by juror, Guangzhen Po Zhou. Po Zhou is a ceramic artist, writer, curator, a member of the International Academy of Ceramics, a guest professor of Fudan University-Shanghai Institute of […]

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Palm Prints: Jamie Bardsley

IN THE VAULT April 12, 2014 –June 1, 2014 Our experience of time is much like water; constantly shifting and changing.  Sitting on the floor crossed legged for hours at a time, I would pound out little pieces of clay and then fold them into the palm of my hand.  These folds are made from […]

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Kilnopening.edu 2014

Kilnopening.edu 2014 So-Cal Ceramic Academia Presented in support of ceramic education, kilnopening.edu is a biennial exhibition that underscores the importance of college-level ceramics programs. The exhibition is an opportunity to view a wide variety of ceramic artworks created by Southern California college/university professors and select advanced students. For the first time this year, we have […]

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