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American Museum of Ceramic Art

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Neat tour

Toured this place while catching up with an old college buddy whom I hadn't seen since our USC days... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Baghdad Province, Iraq
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An interesting change of pace

On the day I came, the museum had two galleries closed for reinstallation so we only got to see the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Toured this place while catching up with an old college buddy whom I hadn't seen since our USC days 22 years ago and who's now running for Congress (Sean Flynn for Congress). Impressive exhibits, plus one of the current ceramics students graciously gave us a...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

On the day I came, the museum had two galleries closed for reinstallation so we only got to see the main exhibition and two small exhibits. We also got to tour the workshop which is large and had people working on pieces in various stages...More

Thank wardnick1
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I am a painter, but love to see craft, especially ceramics, for the expressive possiblilities of the medium. The show we saw was an amazing survey illustrating the expressiveness of clay to convey a message. Technique varied widely and the variety was astonishing. The show...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This museum is a living, breathing, constantly transforming expression of art. Works by local artists, it's variety and depth of talent are breathtaking. Highly recommended. Not far off a freeway, it is also easily accessible.

Thank shadyfeet
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I brought my high school Girl Scout troop here for a tour and a ceramics workshop. The exhibits rotate, so you will see something different than what we saw, but I'm sure the curator is always interesting - we learned a lot about Chinese porcelain...More

Thank catsaway9
Reviewed 30 August 2016

AMOCA is a somewhat small museum but with very nice exhibits and an incredible mural in the main hall. There's also a working ceramic studio in the back where you can see creativity in action. I also liked their gift shop with very well priced...More

Reviewed 3 May 2016

I love this museum. Amazing exhibitions, museum store, permanent collection, lectures, free family days AND a huge studio. They just opened up a new exhibition space (that is beautiful) with Dirk Staschke's exhibition. Combine your visit with the museums in Claremont or a visit to...More

Thank MoxieBoston
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This is a small museum but worth your time if you have an interest in ceramics. Artists work is nicely displayed with texts to explain and/or name what you are seeing. There is an area where people are working on projects. I believe you can...More

Thank Nan R
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My wife and I are retired Ceramics teachers and art lovers and never miss an opportunity to visit the AMOCA whenever we are near Pomona. It offers a variety of shows - from one person retrospectives, to particular countries or cultures, to general time periods...More

Thank LDNandJN
Reviewed 1 April 2016

very specialized museum. unique to ceramics. incredible pieces on display. Maybe the only such museum on the west coast.

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