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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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Heaven: Rebekah Bogard (Vault)

September 13, 2014 –November 16, 2014 The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is proud to present Heaven: Rebekah Bogard in the Vault exhibition space. Bogard presents whimsical floral sculptures with deep jewel tones and oversized plant life to create a fantasy space illuminated by fire-lit sconces.  The Opening Reception is on Saturday, September 13th […]

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“Quixotic Quiver: Explorations in Sculpture” Annastasia Nahanni

November 8 – December 6, 2014 Located in the Studio Artists’ Gallery in AMOCA Ceramics Studio Opening Reception: Saturday, November 8, 6:00 to 9:00 pm The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is honored to present “Quixotic Quiver – Exploration in Sculpture”, a solo exhibit by Annastasia C. Nahanni. Nahanni presents organic and whimsical sculptures, inspired […]

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A Preview of AMOCA’s Permanent Collection (Hall B)

 September 13 – Spring 2015 A preview of an upcoming exhibition, in Spring 2015, featuring selections from AMOCA’s Permanent Collection. The exhibition features works from many celebrated artists, including mid-20th century California ceramists William Manker, Laura Andreson, Gertrude and Otto Natzler, and Rupert Deese.  A number of sculptural works from Paul Soldner, John Mason and Jennifer McCurdy […]

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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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