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Jim Romberg & Patrick Crabb

Posted on Oct 14th, 2015

Exhibition Dates: October 10 - November 9, 2015. Reception, Saturday, October 17th, 7:00pm-9:00pm   …

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Jeff Blandford: Life Behind the Wheel

Posted on Jul 10th, 2015

Exhibition Dates: September 12 - December 27, 2015.   Jeff Blandford, creates voluptuous and modern work at his organic farm in Michigan.…

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RE-MADE: Contemporary Approaches to Factory Ceramics

Posted on Jul 10th, 2015

Exhibition Dates: August 1-December 27, 2015 Reception: Saturday, August 8th • 5:00-8:00pm   RE-MADE features three artists who collect…

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Carolyn Lee: Arbitrary Subversion

Posted on Jul 5th, 2015

Exhibition Dates: August 8 - September 6, 2015   Carolyn Lee was born in Burbank, California. By age 15, she was exploring multi-media…

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Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future: AMOCA’s 10th Anniversary

Posted on Jun 16th, 2015

An exhibition featuring art from our permanent collection in a celebration of AMOCA's 10 year Anniversary. Extended to July 12,…

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Jillian O’Dwyer: Geared

Posted on Jun 14th, 2015

Exhibition Dates: August 8 - September 6, 2015     Jillian O’Dwyer got hooked on ceramics during college and has been working…

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A Pandemonium of Parrots in Pomona, Stan Klausner

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

June 13 - July 3, 2015             Stan Klausner moved to California in 1973 and heard about…

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Brian Rochefort in the Vault

Posted on Apr 8th, 2015

April 11 - August 2, 2015                 "Brian Rochefort’s unedited ‘gloop’…

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Posted on Apr 1st, 2015

Exhibition Dates: July 11 - August 2, 2015 Reception: July 11th, 6-9pm   Bobby Free's pottery forms are influenced by Chinese,…

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AMOCA’s Next Generation

Posted on Mar 1st, 2015

March 17 – April 5, 2015   In celebrating AMOCA’s 10th Anniversary, The Studio Artists' Gallery in the AMOCA Ceramics Studio will be…

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Devotion: Selected Works of AMOCA’s Advocates

Posted on Jan 16th, 2015

March 17 - April 5, 2015 In celebrating AMOCA's 10th Anniversary, The Studio Artists' Gallery in the AMOCA Ceramics Studio will be hosting a…

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Southern Migration: Ruby’s @ AMOCA

Posted on Jan 16th, 2015

  February 14 - March 29, 2015 A juried exhibition showcasing some of the finest ceramics by Ruby’s artists. First showing was at Ruby’s Clay…

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Human/Nature: High School Scholarship Exhibition

Posted on Jan 6th, 2015

January 10 – February 7, 2015 Opening reception: January 10, 2015 (6:00-9:00pm)  …

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Chris Gustin: Masterworks in Clay

Posted on Sep 17th, 2014

November 8, 2014 - February 8, 2015 Opening Reception - Saturday, November 8, 6:00-9:00 pm Artist Lecture - Saturday, November 8, 5:00pm …

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Site Unseen: Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers (Vault)

Posted on Sep 15th, 2014

November 29, 2014—January 31, 2015 Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers have been collaborating with each other for the last eight years.  As individuals…

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HM100: A Century through the Life of Harrison McIntosh

Posted on Jul 31st, 2014

September 13 – October 26, 2014 Opening & 100th Birthday Reception —Saturday, September 13, 2014, 6pm-9pm The American Museum of…

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

Posted on Jul 6th, 2014

  The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is proud to present Framing Images of the Southwest: A Collaborative Journey of Amado Peña and…

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Heaven: Rebekah Bogard (Vault)

Posted on Jun 17th, 2014

September 13, 2014 –November 16, 2014 The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is proud to present Heaven: Rebekah Bogard in the Vault…

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“Quixotic Quiver: Explorations in Sculpture” Annastasia Nahanni

Posted on Jun 16th, 2014

November 8 – December 6, 2014 Located in the Studio Artists' Gallery in AMOCA Ceramics Studio Opening Reception: Saturday, November 8, 6:00…

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

Posted on Jun 14th, 2014

 Large As Life: Betty Davenport Ford • Elaine Katzer • Lisa Reinertson June 14, 2014 through August 31, 2014 The American Museum of Ceramic…

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La Catrina: Tribute to Jose Posada

Posted on Jun 13th, 2014

La Catrina June 14, 2014 through August 31, 2014 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present, La Catrina, a colorful, interactive…

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Palm Prints: Jamie Bardsley

Posted on Jan 24th, 2014

IN THE VAULT April 12, 2014 –June 1, 2014 Our experience of time is much like water; constantly shifting and changing.  Sitting on the…

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Patsy Cox: Romanesco Fractals

Posted on Dec 4th, 2013

IN THE VAULT Lecture: March 8, 7:00pm February 8, 2014 -March 30, 2014 Structure, activity and growth found both in nature and the urban…

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Best Kept Secret: The Scripps College Ceramic Collection

Posted on Nov 26th, 2013

The American Museum of Ceramic Art Presents: January 11, 2014 through March 30, 2014 Pomona, CA – The American Museum of Ceramic Art is…

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ICHEON: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition

Posted on Sep 29th, 2013

An Exhibition of International Importance October 12, 2013 through December 29, 2013 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present…

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Soldaderas: Mujeres De Vanguardia

Posted on Jul 30th, 2013

September 14, 2013 –November 3, 2013 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present, Soldaderas: Mujeres de vanguardia (Avant-Garde…

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Árbol de la vida: Una tradición mexicana

Posted on Jul 30th, 2013

IN THE VAULT Noviembre 9, 2013 - Enero 26, 2014 El Museo Americano de Cerámica se enorgullece en presentar, Árbol de la vida: Una tradición…

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The Clay Connection: Jim and Nan McKinnell

Posted on May 18th, 2013

May 18, 2013 – July 28, 2013 The Clay Connection: Jim and Nan McKinnell celebrates the five-decade careers of Jim and Nan McKinnell, whose…

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Friendship Forged in Fire: British Ceramics in America

Friendship Forged in Fire: British Ceramics in America

Posted on Feb 9th, 2013

  February 9, 2013 – May 5, 2013 In February, the American Museum of Ceramic Art will feature a provocative international exhibit…

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German Mettlach Ware (1850-1915) & Present-Day Translations

Posted on Oct 13th, 2012

  October 13, 2012 – January 26, 2013 The American Museum of Ceramic Art will feature an exceptional exhibition entitled, German Mettlach…

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Weil Ware in the California Scene (1930s – 1960s)

Posted on Oct 13th, 2012

In The Vault: Weil Ware in the California Scene (1930s - 1960s)       October 13, 2012 – January 26th, 2013 Opening…

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Patti Warashina

Patti Warashina: Wit and Wisdom

Posted on Jul 14th, 2012

July 14, 2012 - September 29, 2012   The American Museum of Ceramic Art proudly presents Patti Warashina: Wit and Wisdom, an exhibition…

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

Posted on Nov 12th, 2011

  November 12, 2011 - March 31, 2012   The American Museum of Ceramic Art presents Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California…

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Ceramics: Post-Digital Design

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2011

  Ceramics: Post-Digital Design April 23 – June 25, 2011 Open to the public: April 23, 12 p.m. Grand Opening Reception, May 14,…

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Peregrinación: Mexican Folk Ceramics

Peregrinación: Mexican Folk Ceramics

Posted on Oct 9th, 2010

October 9, 2010 - January 8, 2011 Curated by Karen Crews Hendon The…

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Ah-Leon

Posted on Jul 10th, 2010

  Ah Leon: “Memories of Elementary School” and the Spirit of Yixing Tea Ware July 10, 2010 - September 25, 2010 Grand Opening…

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On the River through the Valley of Fire

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2009

November 22nd - February 14th, 2009 Artist Reception, Saturday, December 13th, 6-9pm The exhibition, On the River through the Valley of…

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Harrison McIntosh

Harrison McIntosh: A Timeless Legacy

Posted on Sep 12th, 2009

AMOCA presents this retrospective exhibition to honor the life and ceramic artwork of Harrison McIntosh, one of the best-known ceramic artists of the…

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David Furman

David Furman: The Artist is in the Details

Posted on May 16th, 2009

The Artist is in the Details Works by David Furman May 16th - July 25th, 2009 Reception: Saturday, June 13th, 6-9pm For more than 40 years,…

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Cerámica de la Tierra

Posted on Feb 28th, 2009

Cerámica de la Tierra:  The Pre-Columbian Tradition with contemporary works by Luis Bermudez and Francisco "Pancho" Jiménez February 28 - May 9,…

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Robert Sperry: Bright Abyss

Posted on Aug 30th, 2008

August 30th - November 8th, 2008 Artist Reception, Saturday, September 13th, 6-9pm Robert Sperry, Bright Abyss is a retrospective…

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Pueblo Clay, America’s First Pottery

Posted on May 17th, 2008

May 17th to July 12th 2008 To establish historical context, Pueblo Clay, America’s First Pottery begins with a representative sampling of the…

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Into The Woods: A Fiery Tale

Into The Woods: A Fiery Tale

Posted on Mar 8th, 2008

March 8th - May 3rd, 2008 Opening Reception: Saturday, March 8th, 6-9 pm In Japan, where pottery is an integral part of the culture, firing in a…

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George Ohr

Ohr Rising: The Emergence of An American Master

Posted on Dec 8th, 2007

  Organized by the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, Mississippi December 8, 2007 - February 23, 2008. Opening Reception Saturday,…

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Form & Imagination: Women Ceramic Sculptors

Posted on Sep 8th, 2007

Sept 8 - Nov 24, 2007 Opening Reception, Saturday, September 8th, 6-9pm Featured artists include: Lisa Clague, Cynthia Consentino, Debra Fritts,…

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Mata Ortiz

Mata Ortiz Pottery: A Forty-Year Phenomenon

Posted on Jun 9th, 2007

Contemporary Mexican pottery created in a remote Chihuahua villa. June 9 - August 25, 2007 Opening Reception & Book Signing by Walter Parks…

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Rudy Autio

Rudy Autio: In the Round

Posted on Jan 13th, 2007

January 13 - March 24, 2007  Opening Reception: January 13, 6 - 9 pm  Born in Butte, Montana in 1926, Rudy Autio is considered one of the most…

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Color Counts – Gladding McBean California Commercial Pottery (1930-1950)

Posted on Sep 9th, 2006

Color Counts - Gladding McBean California Commercial Pottery 1930-1950 September 9 - November 4, 2006 Opening Reception: Sept. 9, 6-9 pm The…

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Steve Tobin: Exploded Earth

Steve Tobin: Exploded Earth

Posted on Apr 8th, 2006

April 8 - July 1, 2006 Opening Reception, April 8, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Preview Event and Dinner, April 7, 6:30 p.m. The American Museum of…

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Don Reitz: Trial by Fire

Posted on Feb 11th, 2006

Don Reitz: Trial by Fire February 11 - April 1, 2006 Opening Reception, February 11, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Don Reitz received his M.F.A from New York…

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