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Connie Layne: A Playful Primative – Exhibition and Sale

Posted on Jun 12th, 2014

In the AMOCA Ceramics Studio June 13 – July 6,…

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Emerging Artists 2014: High School Show

Posted on Mar 25th, 2014

The American Museum of Ceramic Art participates in the establishment for success in the 21st century by championing perseverance and the mastery of…

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Big Fish Small Pot: Sixth International Small Teapot Competition

Posted on Feb 5th, 2014

Big Fish Small Pot:  Sixth International Small Teapot Competition Organized by Tony Huntley and Gloria Gimbrone from Saddleback College, Big…

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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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Kilnopening.edu 2014

Posted on Jan 24th, 2014

Kilnopening.edu 2014 So-Cal Ceramic Academia Presented in support of ceramic education, kilnopening.edu is a biennial exhibition that underscores…

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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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Association of Clay and Glass Artists

Posted on Aug 7th, 2013

AMOCA welcomes to THE VAULT three members of the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California (ACGA). ACGA promotes the highest standards of…

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AMOCA’s Permanent Collection Hall Exhibition Preview

Posted on Aug 6th, 2013

The Story So Far August 10, 2013 Wondering what's happening in Gallery B? Can't wait to see AMOCA's permanent collection on display to the…

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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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Ceramic Biennial 2013

Posted on Jul 30th, 2013

August 10, 2013 – September 29, 2013    The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present Ceramic Biennial 2013, a community…

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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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The Art of Food – Youth Exhibit

Posted on May 1st, 2013

 The Art of Food - Youth Art Show May 1st - June 1st,…

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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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kilnopening.edu 2012

kinopening.edu 2012

Posted on Apr 14th, 2012

  The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present the fourth in its series of shows entitled kilnopening.edu, a biennial 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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Exposed: Sculpture and Promised Gifts from AMOCA’s Permanent Collection

Posted on Aug 13th, 2011

August 13 – October 29, 2011 AMOCA presents Exposed: Sculpture and Promised Gifts from AMOCA’s Permanent Collection from August 13 through…

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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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Ceramics for the New Millennium

Ceramics for the New Millennium

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2011

AMOCA presents Ceramics for the New Millennium, on exhibit from January 22nd through April 9th, 2011. AMOCA offers an extraordinary scientific…

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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

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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kilnopening.edu 2010

kilnopening.edu 2010

Posted on May 8th, 2010

May 8, 2010 - June 26, 2010 Southern California Ceramic Instructors and their Students kilnopening.edu 2010 is an extensive exhibition of work…

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Lets Table This

Let’s Table This

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2010

  AMOCA presents for the first time a full scale exhibition highlighting a selection of the permanent collection. The exhibition will be…

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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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Best Sculpture: David Gilbaugh

Diversity In Clay

Posted on Aug 8th, 2009

Diversity in Clay  August 8th - 29th, 2009 Reception: Saturday, August 8th,…

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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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Diversity In Clay

Posted on Jul 26th, 2008

Diversity in Clay American Ceramic Society Southern California Design Chapter July 26th—August 16th,…

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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

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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President’s Show – “Extreme Clay”

Posted on May 5th, 2007

The American Ceramic Society Design Chapter-Southern California Section Presents 2007 PRESIDENT'S SHOW  "Extreme Clay" Special Guest: Otto…

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kilnopening.edu 2007

Posted on Apr 27th, 2007

April 7 - 28  2007 Opening Reception: April 14, 6 - 9 pm   The American Museum of Ceramic Art invites all Southern California College…

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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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Raku: Origins, Impact, and Contemporary Expression

Posted on Nov 11th, 2006

November 11, 2006 - January 6, 2007 Opening Reception: November 11, 6 - 9pm This exhibition provides a global perspective on contemporary…

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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 Smeed - Oval French Horn

Musical Mud

Posted on Jul 8th, 2006

July 8 - September 2, 2006 Opening Party: July 8, 6-9 p.m. The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) will host Musical Mud, July 8 -…

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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

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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Peter Voulkos

Peter Voulkos: Echoes of the Japanese Aesthetic

Posted on Nov 12th, 2005

November 12, 2005 - February 4, 2006 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is excited to present Peter Voulkos: Echoes of the Japanese Aesthetic,…

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Laying the Foundation: American Art Tile

Laying the Foundation: American Art Tile

Posted on Jul 9th, 2005

  July 9 through November 5, 2005 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present Laying the Foundation: American Art Tile. Major…

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