GALLERIES: Artwalk scheduled for April 1
AUGIES COFFEE HOUSE & Á LA MINUTE: 536 W. First St., Claremont Packing House. Open daily. (909) 798-2255.
—Through April 30: Mixed-media portraits by Jen Duran. Art Walk reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.
BUNNY GUNNER GALLERY: 230 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (909) 624-7238.
—Through April 30: “Altared Nature” by Paul Faulstich. Opening reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. Refreshments by Cheese Cave and live music by The (Indentured) Potato Mountain Volunteers.
CLAREMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ART GALLERY: 205 Yale Ave., Claremont Chamber of Commerce. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (909) 398-1060.
—Through April 28: Recent work by Terry Givens (drawings), Clyde Miller (sculpture) and Michael J. Elderman (photography). Art Walk reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.
CLAREMONT FORUM BOOKSHOP & GALLERY: 586 W. First St., Claremont Packing House. Sunday through Thursday, noon to 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon to 9 p.m. (909) 626-3066.
—Through April 30: Claremont High School student works. Opening reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.
CLAREMONT MUSEUM OF ART: 200 W. First St., in the Claremont Depot. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Admission is $5, free for CMA members and children under 18. First Sunday Family Day features art activities, free admission.
—Through July 30: “Tree Speak: Interpretations of the Rustlings” will present visual interpretations, by artists working in the area, which ascend from the concept or image of trees and leaves in nature. This exhibition, organized by Rebecca Hamm and presented by Claremont Heritage, is a survey of Claremont’s long history as the “City of Trees.” Artists include Steve Comba, Jeff Faust, Athena H Hahn, Amy Maloof, Barbara Schenck, Steve Schenck, Chris Toovey, Georgette Unis, Dan Van Clapp and Jane Park Wells plus poetry by Beth Benjamin. Art Walk reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. Free admission.
THE COLONY AT LOFT 204: 532 W. First St. #204, upstairs in the Claremont Packing House. Open the first Saturday of the month 6 to 9 p.m.
—Saturday, May 31: “Ode to Mid-century Modern” by Vicki Rensch. Ms. Rensch is an art instructor at Foothill Country Day School in Claremont. Opening reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.
FIRST STREET GALLERY ART CENTER: 250 W. First St., Suite 120, Claremont. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (909) 626-5455.
—Through April 21: “Equal Actions” offers ongoing art workshops and creative experiences showcasing the professional careers of artists working at the gallery. Attend the Claremont Art Walk for art-making in the gallery in addition to usual viewing and collecting opportunities. Attend workshops every Wednesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. throughout the course of the show (call for details). Art Walk reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.
HILLSIDE FINE ART: 445 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.
—Through April 29: “Silver and Gold” by Hillside Fine Art Artists. Open Wednesday though Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Opening reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.
PACKING HOUSE POP-UP GALLERY: 532 W. First St., Claremont. Contact claremontartwalkvendor@ gmail.com.
—Saturday, April 1: Artists selected by the Art Walk committee set up exhibition spaces to display and sell fine art. Guests can interact with artists and buy work. Some artists do live painting. Takes place only the first Saturday of the month as part of the Art Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Packing House.
PODGES DELI & JUICE: 124 Yale Ave., Claremont. Open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
—Saturday, April 1: Reveal of Jeanine Hattas Wilson’s mural on the back patio. Ms. Hattas Wilson has painted more than 2,000 murals across the country. Visit hattas.com. Opening reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. Music by Adrienne Selina. Refreshments. Reception on the patio, go around to the back of the building to enter.
RIO DE OJAS: 250 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont.
—Through April 30: Pavel Acevedo, a printmaker living in Riverside, came from a tradition of the figurative relief stamp. From the process of printmaking he looks to incorporate a mixed-media technique that represents his life as an immigrant artist existing in two cultures. He was born in Oaxaca, Mexico and did his studies at Escuela de Bellas Artes in Oaxaca and at the Taller Rufino Tamayo. Opening reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.
SPACE GALLERY: 254 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont. Open Tuesday through Friday, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, 3 to 9:30 p.m. Contact (909) 625-5630 or email@example.com.
—Through April 28: “VOCABULARIES,” mixed-media drawings by John Otter. His recent work on paper strives to harmonize disparate concepts, merging notions of the synthetic and the organic, cities and nature, circuitry and water. Opening reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. featuring music by Emad Gabra.
STUDIO C: 260 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont. firstname.lastname@example.org.
—Through May 3: Paintings by Helen Hayes. Opening reception: Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.