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Friendship Forged in Fire: British Ceramics in America

February 9–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 thematic and chronological order, from the industrial potteries of the Victorian Era to the Arts & Crafts Movement, while exploring the …

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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 finely crafted pieces …

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Patti Warashina: Wit and Wisdom

July 14–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 illustrates Warashina’s variety of …

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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, classrooms, or industrial environments …

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Ceramics: Post-Digital Design

April 23–June 25, 2011 Curated by Karen Crews Hendon Grand Opening Reception: May 14, 6-9 pm 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 (b. 1906) side by side with contemporary ceramic designers David Pier, Heather Mae Erickson, Peter Saenger, …

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Peregrinación: Mexican Folk Ceramics

October 9, 2010–January 8, 2011 Curated by Karen Crews Hendon The term peregrinación (pilgrimage) historically refers to the long journey of the pre-Columbian Mexica people, 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 …

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Ah-Leon: Memories of Elementary School and The Spirit of Yixing Tea Ware

July 10–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 as a painter at the National Academy of Fine Art in Taipei, Ah Leon became a …

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