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“Pop-Up Food” Series – December 13

Every Second Saturday of the month from 6-9pm. Join us for the Second Saturday Artwalk to enjoy our new “Pop-Up Food” series.  Each month you will have the opportunity to enjoy local food trucks and pop-up catering.  Sat, December 13, 2014, 6:00-9:00pm Haute Burger Food Truck http://www.hauteburgertruck.com/yumyum/ . . . . . . . ——————– PAST EVENTS ———————– […]

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Adrian Sandstrom Trunk Show – Dec 13

December 13, 2014 6:00 -9:00 pm (in the Museum Lobby)                   Adrian Sandstrom was born and raised in rural Iowa and received a bachelor of arts from Buena Vista University, IA in 2002. He has worked with master potter Hank Goodman and ceramist Ricky Maldonado. Adrian resides […]

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Lecture: Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers – Dec 13

Lecture: Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers Site Unseen Saturday, December 13, 2014,  5:00-6:00pm Free with admission Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers will be lecturing about their work in the current exhibition, “Site Unseen” in the Vault exhibition space.  Click here for more information on their exhibition.      

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Member Appreciation Days | M.A.D.ness – Nov 28, 29, 30

20 Museums & Institutions  | 20% Store Discount Friday – Sunday | November 28, 29, 30, 2014 | 12:00pm – 5:00pm In appreciation of our Members, AMOCA and 19 other Southern California  institutions are celebrating Member Appreciation Days with 20% off most merchandise at their stores!   NOT A MEMBER? JOIN TODAY! Visit | FREE Admission Friday, […]

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Artist Lecture, Chris Gustin – November 8, 5:00 pm

Saturday, November 8, 2014, 5:00 pm Chris Gustin will be lecturing about his work in the current exhibition, “Masterworks in Clay”,  on view at AMOCA from November 8, 2014 through February 8, 2015.  This exhibition is a retrospective of the past 40 years of his career and illustrates the progression of his forms and ideas.  These […]

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Halloween Pit Fire and Preparation Class – Oct 30 & 31

Halloween Pitfire  When: Friday, October 31, 2014  Time: 9am – to 2 or 3pm Instructor: Jillian O’Dwyer Where: Huntington State Beach @ the Magnolia St Parking Entrance. Look for lifeguard tower #6 near the bathrooms. Note: The Park charges $15.00 per car for parking (you may want to carpool). Cost: $25.00 Including: Instruction, firing permit, oxides, copper scrubbies, […]

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David Gilbaugh Intensive: “Faux Bois and the Tectonic Method” – Oct 18

UPDATE: Dates have been changed. Check Back soon for new dates. ______________________________________________________________________   Cost: AMOCA Member price: $65 Non-Member: $85   Creating wood–like forms and textures in paper clay Ceramic Faux Bois (from the French for “false wood”) refers to the artistic rendering of wood in the medium of clay. The craft has roots in the […]

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Chris Gustin: Masterworks in Clay

November 8, 2014 – February 8, 2015 Opening Reception – Saturday, November 8, 6:00-9:00 pm Artist Lecture – Saturday, November 8, 5:00pm    The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present Chris Gustin: Masterworks in Clay, a retrospective of his forty-year career.   Gustin is from a family of makers.  His parents ran several pottery factories in […]

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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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