Vicki Rensch presents a photography exhibition titled “Americana” in celebration of the Fourth of July. The collection includes images from the Statue of Liberty, a pre-9/11 World Trade Center, Amish country and a Colonial church. An opening reception will be held Friday, June 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. Red, white and blue treats will be served.
“Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous: Chinese Luxury Goods of the Ming and Qing Dynasties” is on exhibition through August 24. Drawing on the Petterson Museum’s extensive collection of Chinese art and artifacts, they will highlight prestige items used by the nobility and wealthy civil servants during China’s last two dynasties, spanning the years between 1368-1912. The exhibit will include silk robes, jewelry and costume accessories, paintings, ivory, ceramic, lacquer and metal artifacts once used by the ruling elite of China.
Square i Gallery presents “All About Claremont,” watercolors by Patrick Dooley. This show will features new works focusing on the college campuses in this quaint California town. Mr. Dooley has a large following for his depictions of these now-famous colleges and their tree-covered campuses.
Check out “Tribe Tuesdays” at Galeria de Pérolas upstairs in the Claremont Packing House. This event is an open studio session for artists to share the space and work on their pieces. Open to artists of all levels from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
The Annual Silent Art Auction for the Friends of the Bernard Field Station (FBBFS) includes paintings, jewelry, ceramics and more by local artists that can be seen in the window of the Folk Music Center. The FBBFS is a local nonprofit dedicated to education and the environment. The auction ends at 5 p.m. on March 31.
“At Your Service,” featuring weavings, altars, prints, spirit dolls and drawings by Jan Wheatcroft is being featured at Claremont Community Foundation Art Gallery through March 31. The opening reception takes place Friday, March 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Scripps Ceramic Annual, on view through April 6, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. It is the longest-running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the nation.
Scripps is paying homage to the show’s storied history by highlighting
60 works from 20 artists who have served as curators for the Annual, from the show’s earliest days in World War II to the present.