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

June 14–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 individual experiences as working artists, teachers, mothers, or women, their sculpture and public commissions have …

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Best Kept Secret: The Scripps College Ceramic Collection

January 11–March 30, 2014 Pomona, CA – The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present Best Kept Secret: The Scripps College Ceramic Collection, an exhibition organized by The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College. Curated by Kirk Delman, Collections Manager and Registrar, the exhibition will feature work from the Scripps College Ceramic …

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ICHEON: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition

An Exhibition of International Importance October 12–December 29, 2013 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present ICHEON: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition, an unprecedented exhibition organized by Icheon, South Korea. Icheon has a history of ceramic culture that began over 5000 years ago and has a reputation for internationally renowned ceramics cultural …

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Soldaderas: Mujeres De Vanguardia

September 14–November 3, 2013 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present Soldaderas: Mujeres de vanguardia (Avant-Garde Women), a colorful and inviting exhibition of Oaxaca, Mexico’s leading female Folk Ceramic Artists. Folk Art is defined as the “art of the people” and thereby is analogous to “family.” The fundamental force behind Folk Art is indeed family, …

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Árbol de la vida: Una tradición mexicana

Noviembre 9, 2013–Enero 26, 2014 El Museo Americano de Cerámica se enorgullece en presentar Árbol de la vida: Una tradición Mexicana, una vibrante exhibición que presenta las obras de Herón Martínez Mendoza, uno de los artistas pioneros que desarrolló la tradición mexicana de los árboles de la vida en Acatlán de Osorio, Puebla, México. Las …

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The Clay Connection: Jim and Nan McKinnell

May 18–July 28, 2013 The Clay Connection: Jim and Nan McKinnell celebrates the five-decade careers of Jim and Nan McKinnell, whose prolific output included tens of thousands of ceramic works. The McKinnells, known for their diverse vessel forms, often collaborated on pieces, with one shaping the work and the other adding decoration. When viewing their solo …

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