Past Exhibitions

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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Cerámica de la Tierra

The Pre-Columbian Tradition with contemporary works by Luis Bermudez and Francisco “Pancho” Jiménez February 28–May 9, 2009 Cerámica de la Tierra, presented by the American Museum of Ceramic Art, examines Mesoamerican and South American ceramics coupled with a glimpse of contemporary ceramic expressions rooted in pre-Columbian traditions. This exhibition, supported by the James Irvine Foundation,

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Pueblo Clay, America’s First Pottery

May 17–July 12, 2008 To establish historical context, Pueblo Clay, America’s First Pottery begins with a representative sampling of the Native American pottery collection held by the Pomona College Art Museum. Brought together over the last 70 years, this collection is particularly rich in Southwestern ceramics, both Pre-Columbian and Historic. Select pieces from the Mogollon

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