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American Museum of Ceramic Art

399 N Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767-5431
+1 909-865-3146
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This is a wonderful museum with interesting rotating exhibitions

I am a painter, but love to see craft, especially ceramics, for the expressive possiblilities of... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Berkeley, California
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This museum is a living, breathing, constantly transforming expression of art. Works by local... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Pomona, California
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399 N Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767-5431
+1 909-865-3146
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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.

Thank silconvalleyvisitor
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Looking to kill an hour or so??? This is the perfect little spot to go to and explore ceramics of different eras...mostly tho from the early to mid 20th century. They seem to have various gallery displays so it may change however the essence of...More

1  Thank Fechef
Reviewed 6 September 2015

This is a very small museum, but very well organized. I could also visit the ceramic studio and talk to some of the artists, as a clay artist myself I found it very interesting. The museum shop is the best, they have beautiful collection from...More

Thank ALMC27
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