About the Campaign


Donor Updates


Naming Opportunities


Project Budgets


Milestones


Campaign Progress

$944,455 out of $1,100,000 Raised

38 Gifts and Pledges

Milestones

2003

American Museum of Ceramic Art founded by Julianne & David Armstrong

AMOCA opened at 330 S. Garey Avenue, Pomona

5,000 square feet
Mounted first exhibition:
“Inferno: The Ceramic Art of Paul Soldner”
501(c)3 non-profit status established.

2004
2010

Acquired 399 N. Garey Avenue, Pomona

51,000 square feet
The former headquarters of Pomona First Federal Savings and Loan

Opened museum in new location with education area, ceramics studio, and store

Opened Gallery A with first exhibition:
“Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California
(1945–1975),” part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time

2011
2012

Opened Vault Gallery

First exhibition mounted:
“Weil Ware in the California Scene (1930s–1960s)”

Opened Lower Level Gallery

Following the exhibition “German Mettlach Ware
(1850–1915),” opened lower level gallery dedicated
to Mettlach ceramics

2013
2016

Opened Gallery B

Mounted first exhibition:
“Dirk Staschke: Nature Morte”

Gallery Dedications

Dedication of Julianne & David Armstrong Gallery (Gallery A)
Dedication of the Colette & Robert Wilson Gallery (Lower Level Gallery)

2018
2019

Board of Directors completes year-long strategic planning process

Campaign Launch

Growing Into Our Future campaign launched to renovate teaching, learning, and research spaces

2020

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