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Sept 27 – Trunk Show: Alyson Iwamoto

Saturday, September 27 Trunk Show: Alyson Iwamoto  (12:00-5:00 pm) Alyson Iwamoto is a native Los Angeles ceramic artist. Both her Japanese heritage and L.A. roots deeply influence her work. She has worked in clay for 20 years and she has pursued her dream as a full-time ceramic artist for the last four. For nearly a […]

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Sept 27 – Free Family Day

Saturday, September 27 Free Family Day (1:00-4:00 pm) In September, AMOCA will be celebrating Harrison McIntosh’s 100 Birthday with an exhibition featuring 100 pieces of his timeless creations.  Known for flawless curves, Modernist influences and perfectionist work ethic, his work has become part of museum collections all over the world.  Join us as AMOCA celebrates Harrison McIntosh on September 27th […]

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Chris Gustin

November 8, 2014 - February 8, 2015 Opening Reception – Saturday, November 8, 6:00-9:00 pm   “I am interested in pottery that make connections to the human figure. The figurative analogies used to describe pots throughout history all in some way invite touch. The pots that I respond to all speak of a clear, direct sense of […]

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Timothy John Berg and Rebekah Myers (Vault)

November 29, 2014—February 1, 2015 “Our objective is to distill the stereotypical perceptions and associations within our culture into visually compelling objects, sculptures and installations. Whether we are creating an installation describing the impending doom of the dinosaurs or a valise filled with gold lucky charms our iconography is drawn from the animals, objects and/or […]

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HM100: A Century through the Life of Harrison McIntosh

September 13 – October 26, 2014 Opening & 100th Birthday Reception —Saturday, September 13, 2014, 6pm-9pm The American Museum of Ceramic Art, in conjunction with the Claremont Museum of Art, is honored to present HM100: A Century through the Life of Harrison McIntosh. AMOCA’s curatorial department presents an exhibition on the life and work of […]

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Lisa Reinertson Lecture

August 9, 2014 7:00 pm Free Museum Admission 6PM – 9PM Join us to hear Lisa Reinertson, artist in AMOCA’s current exhibition Large as Life, lecture about her work. The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present, Large as Life, an exhibition that includes the work of three prominent female artists; Lisa Reinertson, Betty […]

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Framing Images of the Southwest: A Collaborative Journey of Amado Peña and Rich Lopez

  The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is proud to present Framing Images of the Southwest: A Collaborative Journey of Amado Peña and Rich Lopez. Well-known Southwest painter Amado Peña collaborates with ceramicist Rich Lopez. Together they gather inspiration from Native American culture, geometric shapes and patterns, and southwest landscape. Opening Reception is on […]

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Heaven: Rebekah Bogard (Vault)

September 13, 2014 –November 16, 2014 The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is proud to present Heaven: Rebekah Bogard in the Vault exhibition space. Bogard presents whimsical floral sculptures with deep jewel tones and oversized plant life to create a fantasy space illuminated by fire-lit sconces.  The Opening Reception is on Saturday, September 13th […]

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A Preview of AMOCA’s Permanent Collection (Hall B)

 September 13 - Spring 2015 A preview of an upcoming exhibition, in Spring 2015, featuring selections from AMOCA’s Permanent Collection. The exhibition features works from many celebrated artists, including mid-20th century California ceramists William Manker, Laura Andreson, Gertrude and Otto Natzler, and Rupert Deese.  A number of sculptural works from Paul Soldner, John Mason and Jennifer McCurdy […]

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

 Large As Life: Betty Davenport Ford • Elaine Katzer • Lisa Reinertson June 14, 2014 through 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 […]

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