Past Exhibits

Kent Tool + Dana Gardner

Avian Clay: Kent Tool + Dana Gardner

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2019

High-resolution Images • Reception • Shop On View: October 12 – December 29, 2019 Reception: October 12, 6 – 9 PM Dana Gardner, a…

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Julie Green: Flown Blue

Posted on Jun 20th, 2019

High-resolution Images • Press Release (pdf) • Reception On View: September 14, 2019 – February 23, 2020 Reception: September 14,…

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Peter Pincus: Chroma

Posted on May 9th, 2019

High-resolution Images • Reception • Workshop On View: July 13 – September 29, 2019 Reception: July 13, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm • Talk by…

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Juan Quezada: The Legend of Mata Ortiz

Posted on Apr 9th, 2019

High-resolution Images • Press Release (pdf) • Reception On View: June 8 – December 29, 2019 Reception: June 8, 6:00 pm – 9:00…

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En Iwamura: Legacy in the Vault

Posted on Mar 18th, 2019

April 20 - June 30, 2019 En Iwamura was born in Kyoto, Japan in 1988 with two painters as parents. When applying to art school in Japan, he thought…

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Silver Splendor: The Art of Anna Silver

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2019

Free admission March 9 after 5pm • On View: March 9 - August 25, 2019 • RSVP on Facebook "Spontaneity doesn’t happen by accident." Lucinda…

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Building a Collection

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2018

AMOCA's 15th Anniversary Exhibition Dates: October 5, 2018 - March 31, 2019 Opening Reception: October 6,…

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Lasting Impressions: Selections from the Scripps College Permanent Collection

Posted on Oct 19th, 2018

Exhibition Dates: January 12 - April 7, 2019 Opening Reception: January 12, 6-9pm Curator: T Robert-Pacini During the mid-1950s, the ceramics…

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John Toki: Fault Lines

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2018

October 6, 2018 - June 23, 2019 Opening Reception: Sunday, October 7th • 2-5pm Artist Presentation @ 3pm Describing the multifaceted life of John…

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Sara Parent-Ramos: Jumble, Bunch, Grow

Posted on Apr 18th, 2018

Exhibition Dates: September 8 - November 11, 2018 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 8th, 6pm-9pm Artist Presentation • 7:00pm All Second…

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The Incongruous Body

Posted on Apr 18th, 2018

August 11, 2018 - February 17, 2019 Curator: Timothy John Berg Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the…

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Jeff Picou: Cracked

Posted on Apr 17th, 2018

Exhibition Dates: July 7 - August 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Saturday, July 14th 7pm-9pm Jeff Picou's work explores the duality between the…

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Brent Hendry: Frayed

Posted on Apr 15th, 2018

May 12, 2018 - June 24, 2018 Opening Reception: Saturday, May 12th, 6-9pm Artist Presentation @ 7:30pm Finding inspiration from textural…

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Making It Work: Production by Design

Posted on Feb 4th, 2018

April 7, 2018 - September 16, 2018 Reception: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 2-5pm Curated by Jo Lauria, AMOCA Adjunct Curator Making it Work:…

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Discovering Saar Ceramics

Posted on Feb 4th, 2018

April 7, 2018 - September 16, 2018 Reception: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 2-5pm Curated by Jo Lauria, AMOCA Adjunct Curator It is not often that a…

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Fahrenheit 2018 Bienniel

Posted on Nov 20th, 2017

March 10, 2018 - July 22, 2018 Reception: Saturday, March 10, 2018, 6-9pm Patti Warashina, Juror Presentation, 7:00pm The American Museum of…

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Patsy Cox: Mouthpiece

Posted on Nov 5th, 2017

January 13, 2018 - April 29, 2018 Reception: Saturday, January 13, 2018, 6-9pm Artist Presentation @ 7:00pm This exhibition features artwork…

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Kukuli Velarde: Plunder Me, Baby

Posted on Sep 10th, 2017

                            September 16, 2017 -…

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Love, Resilience, and Bad Memory: Diego Valles + Carla Martinez Vargas

Posted on Sep 9th, 2017

September 9 - November 5, 2017 Closing Reception: Saturday, November 5, 3:00-5:00pm Mata Ortiz Sale: November 2-5, 2017 Diego Valles Workshop:…

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We the People: Serving Notice

Posted on Jun 1st, 2017

August 5, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Opening Reception: Saturday, August 12, 6-9pm Beth Ann Gerstein, AMOCA’s Executive Director will provide an…

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Peter Olson: Photo Ceramica

Posted on May 27th, 2017

March 11-August 27, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, March 11th, 6-9pm Artist Lecture: March 11th, 6:30pm   Photo Ceramica is the…

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Bobby Free & Andrew Gilliatt: Point of View

Posted on May 26th, 2017

June 10 - August 27, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 6:00-9:00pm Artist Lecture: June 10th 6:30pm Point of View features the…

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Kristen Erickson: Community in Blue

Posted on Mar 29th, 2017


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Don Reitz & Ben Roti: tran•si•tions

Posted on Dec 24th, 2016

January 14 - April 2, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, January 14th,…

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Joan Takayama-Ogawa: Climate Change

Posted on Dec 10th, 2016

January 14 - April 2, 2017 Warmer ocean temperatures prompted bleaching events of the world’s coral reef habitats, turning healthy colorful…

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Recorded Matter: Ceramics in Motion

Posted on Sep 10th, 2016

Exhibition Dates: October 8, 2016 - February 26, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, October 8, 2016, 5:00-8:00pm Garth Johnson, Curator’s Talk:…

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Alison Petty Ragguette: OUTCAST

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016

Exhibition Dates: September 10 - October 30, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 10, 5:00-8:00pm Free and open to the public. Lunch &…

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Mettlach: Folklore & Fairy Tales

Posted on Sep 8th, 2016

Exhibition Dates: September 10, 2016 - July 8, 2018                    …

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AMOCA Ceramic Annual: Biomorphic

Posted on Sep 7th, 2016

                          October 8 - November 27,…

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Dirk Staschke: Nature Morte

Posted on Jul 7th, 2016

Exhibition Dates: April 9-September 18, 2016   The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present Dirk Staschke: Nature Morte, an…

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A to Z: AMOCA’s Permanent Collection

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2016

Exhibition Dates: Through July 13,…

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John Conrad: The Dichroic Effect

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2016

Exhibition Dates: July 9 - September 4, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, July 9,…

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Wendy Thoreson: Wrought Clay

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2016

Exhibition Dates: July 9 - August 28, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, July 9,…

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Lineage: Mentorship & Learning

Posted on Apr 6th, 2016

Exhibition Dates: January 16-June 19, 2016   Lineage: Mentorship & Learning highlights the impact and importance of the teacher/student…

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Alexi Morrissey: Have You Seen Me?

Posted on Oct 16th, 2015

Exhibition Dates: January 16-June 26, 2016   "By putting the faces of real slaves on hand-crafted, archival, milk bottles, we are seeking…

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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 •…

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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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Brian Rochefort in the Vault

Posted on Apr 8th, 2015

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

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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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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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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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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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Mettlach: Medieval to Modern

Posted on Jun 12th, 2014

Exhibition Closes: July 31, 2016 The “Mettlach: Medieval to Modern” exhibition presents a journey into the history of European art and…

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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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