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Friendship Forged in Fire: British Ceramics in America

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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Bacchanalian Feast

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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Florence Jeannie

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

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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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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David Pier

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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Peregrinación: Mexican Folk Ceramics

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

  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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Salmon Tea Bowl

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

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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