GALLERIES: Art in Claremont and Pomona Arts Colony the week of August 8
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, 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.
—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.
—Sunday, September 15: “Family Day a la Warashina” is a hands-on experience making figurines in Warashina’s style. Free with paid admission. 1 to 4 p.m.
—Saturday, September 22: Dora De Larios workshop on sculpting using wheel-thrown elements. $85 per person. 9 a.m. to 4 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.
BUDDHAMOUSE EMPORIUM: 134 Yale Ave., Claremont. Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 626-3322.
—Through August 31: “Past, Present and Future Tense,” paintings by Ken Johnson, will be on display through the end of the month.
CLAREMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ART GALLERY: 205 Yale Ave., Claremont Chamber of Commerce. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 398-1060.
—Through August 31: “Destination Art” by Sherry Marger.
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.
—Through August 31: “Positives and Negatives.” 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 August 31: “Framed,” by Sharon Suhovy. The structures (or frames) reflect familiar designs, like mirrors and portraits.
MALOOF FOUNDATION FOR ARTS & CRAFTS: 5131 Carnelian St., Alta Loma. 980-0412, firstname.lastname@example.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.
PERMADIRTY PROJECT SPACE: 532 W. First St., Unit 219, Claremont. Visit www.permadirty.org.
—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.”
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 email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax: 621-4072. There is NO guarantee that all items submitted will be published. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711.