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GALLERIES: Claremont Art exhibits for the week of July 25

57 UNDERGROUND: 300-C S. Thomas St., Pomona Arts Colony. Friday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., second and last Saturdays, noon to 9 p.m. 57 Underground features contemporary works by member and guest artists. 397-0218.

—Through August 25: Gallery 57 Underground celebrates the Pomona Goddess Festival in a gallery featuring varied interpretations of the topic of goddesses through paintings, sculpture, photography and more. Art Walks: Saturday, July 28 and August 15 from 5 to 9 p.m.

AMOCA MUSEUM: 399 N. Garey Ave., Pomona. 865-3146. Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.

—Through September 29: “Patti Warashina: Wit and Wisdom,” a retrospective exhibition that marks the evolution of Warashina’s artistic career, which illustrates a variety of themes including the human condition, feminism, car culture and political/social topics.

—Saturday, August 11: AMOCA’s Second Saturday Lecture Series. 6 to 7 p.m.

—Sunday, August 12: Summer tea fundraiser with ceramic artist Patti Warashina. Tickets start at $65. 4 p.m.

BUDDHAMOUSE EMPORIUM: 134 Yale Ave., Claremont. Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 626-3322.

—August 3 through 31: Art by Ken Johnson will be on display through the month. Artist Reception: Friday, August 3 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

CLAREMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ART GALLERY: 205 Yale Ave., Claremont Chamber of Commerce. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 398-1060.

—July through August: “Destination Art” by Sherry Marger.

dA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 252 S. Main St., Pomona Arts Colony. Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m., Thursday 12 to 9 p.m. 397-9716.

—Through July 28: “Exhibit Love: For Land…Form…and Humanity,” an exhibit collecting the works of Rick Caughman, Joella Jean Mahoney and John Edward Svenson. Drawing from each artist’s extensive body of work, curator Rick Caughman selected pieces that examine the loss of loved ones and the inspiration that they continue to provide. This exhibition includes landscapes, sculptural forms and installations.

ELIZABETH’S ART STUDIO: 226 W. Foothill Blvd., Ste. J, Claremont. 621-1630.

—Through July 20: Art Camp featuring on-location trips for Plein air experiences.

—Through July 31: “Fresh Faces” highlights emerging artists Johnnie Chatman, Peggy Trindle, Breanna Thomas, Linda Hauser, Tim Maxwell, James Johnson, Barnardo, Luis Ramirez and Elizabeth Preston.

FIRST STREET GALLERY ART CENTER: 250 W. First St., Suite 120, Claremont. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 626-5455.

—Through August 24: “Post-aPOPalyptic” group show, a mash-up of pop culture-inspired imagery and post-apocalyptic themes.

GALLERIA BERETICH: The home of Barbara Beretich, 1034 Harvard Ave., Claremont. 624-0548. www.galleriaberetich.com.

—Open Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. by appointment only: Featuring California art, paintings and sculptures from local and national artists since 1976.

GALLERY SOHO: 300-A S. Thomas St., basement level, Pomona Arts Colony. Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

—August 5 through 31: “Positives and Negatives.” Submissions will be accepted Saturday, August 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Opening Reception: Saturday, August 11 from 6 to 10 p.m.

LOFT 204: 532 W. First St., #204, Claremont in the Packing House. Open Wednesday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. and first Fridays, 6 to 9 p.m. 391-4208.

—Through July 27: Cameo portraits by fiber artist Paulette “Lady Wallis” Anello.  

Saturday, July 28: Jewelry-making workshop with jewelry artist Helen Crisp. Repurpose your old jewelry into a beautiful new piece and learn basic stringing and beading techniques. $30, materials provided. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register by calling 816-1645.

MALOOF FOUNDATION FOR ARTS & CRAFTS: 5131 Carnelian St., Alta Loma. 980-0412, info@malooffoundation.org or www.malooffoundation.org.

Tours: Docent-led tours are offered on Thursdays and Saturdays at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. and feature Sam Maloof’s handmade home, furniture and the extensive Maloof collection of arts and crafts. Due to limited capacity, advance reservations are strongly recommended for all tours. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for students. The Discovery Garden is open to visitors on Thursdays and Saturdays between noon and 4 p.m. at no charge. Check in at the Foundation Bookstore. The garden features drought-tolerant plants native from California and other parts of the word.

PERMA DIRTY PROJECT SPACE: 532 W. First St., Unit 219, Claremont. Visit www.permadirty.org.

—August 3 and 4: Set up a table or blanket and sell your work at the “PermaDirty Project Space Art Garage Sale.” Work must be 18”x24” or smaller and cost under $500. PermaDirty Resident Artists have priority placement. Twenty percent of proceeds go to funding programming of PermaDirty, a nonprofit organization. Don’t have anything to sell? Stop by and shop. Friday, August 3 from 6 to 10 p.m. or Saturday, August 4 from noon to 8 p.m.

—Friday, September 7: “Community Paint/Draw/Sculpt: An Exhibition for You to Create.” Bring your own markers, paint, brushes, tape, etc. and help create the show. Water-based paint and markers only. All ages and abilities are welcome. 7 to 10 p.m.

PETTERSON MUSEUM OF INTERCULTURAL ART: 730 Plymouth Road, Pilgrim Place. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. Contains collections of international fine art, folk art and material culture from 10,000 B.C. to the present, contributed by Pilgrim Place residents and community friends and covering every continent. 399-5544.

—Through September 2: “Celebrating the Traditional and Modern Arts of Japan.”

RANCHO SANTA ANA BOTANIC GARDEN: 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Admission to the garden is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors (65+) and students with valid ID, $4 for children 3 to 12, no charge for children under 3 and members. 625-8767 or www.rsabg.org.

—Through July 29: Sculptor David Rogers’ “Big Bugs.” Up to 25-foot-long creepy crawlies made from natural materials.

—Through July 29: Walk among and learn about native southern California butterflies at the “Butterfly Pavilion,” open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $2 per person in addition to general admission to the garden.

SQUARE i GALLERY: 110 Harvard Ave., Claremont. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. Square i is an annex of the Artist Trait Gallery. Exhibits rotate approximately every 6 weeks. Call 621-9091 or e-mail info@squareigallery.com.

—Through August 31: Summer show featuring over 50 different artists’ works. Art will be rotated in every weekend and may be purchased.


Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: At least one week before date of the event. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Phone: 621-4761. Email: calendar@claremont-courier.com. Fax: 621-4072. There is NO guarantee that all items submitted will be published. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. 


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