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GALLERIES: Local art exhibits the week of September 5

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.

—September 7 through October 27: “The Planet,” presented by Jeanne Andersen and Barbara McLaughlin with Rick MacGregor and Heather Snider. Receptions: Saturdays, September 8 and October 13 from 4 to 9 p.m.

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

—Saturday, September 8: Free admission from noon to 9 p.m. with a lecture “Natural Rhythms” by William Catling, at 7 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 September 28: “Paintings,” by local Claremont artist John Cullen featuring mixed-media collage, which focus on icons, idols and ritualistic images. Artist Reception: Friday, September 7 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

BUNNY GUNNER GALLERY: 266 W. Second St., Pomona Arts Colony. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 12 to 6 p.m. 868-2808.

—September 8 through October 10: Nina Jun’s “Fly High,” ceramics and video installation. Opening Reception: Saturday, September 8 from 3 to 10 p.m. Closing Reception: Saturday, September 29 from 6 to 9 p.m.

CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY: 150 E. Tenth St., Claremont. 621-8000.

—Through September 21: “In Their Own Words—Oral Histories of CGU Art,” curated by Jill Thayer, Ph.D, with featured art by Karl Benjamin, Roland Reiss, Michael Brewster, Connie Zehr, Mowry Baden, Ted Kerzie and John Frame. Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 4 from 6 to 9 p.m.

CLAREMONT MUSEUM OF ART: www.claremontmuseum.org.

—Sunday, November 4: The ninth annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta returns with an outdoor art show, art and craft demonstration, folk music, tacos and Jamaica punch. This year’s exhibit will feature original Fiesta artists Rupert Deese and Harrison McIntosh. Get an early start on holiday shopping—unique handmade artwork and art books will be available for purchase. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $8 admission for adults, children under 18 may attend for free. 4467 Padua Ave., Claremont.

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 September 8: “Unspoken Thoughts,” featuring artists of First Street Gallery and Arts and Services for Disabled and Harbour View House. The exhibit will take place at Zask Gallery at 550 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 151, Rolling Hills Estates in Palos Verdes. For more information, call 310-429-0973 or email pszask@gmail.com.

—September 7 through November 23: “Tile Show 2012,” allow artists from the public to join gallery clients and staff in creating and exhibiting one-of-a-kind ceramic tiles. Every tile in the show is donated and all sales benefit the programs and artists of First Street Gallery. Opening Reception: Friday, September 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. A silent auction will be held.

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 September 30: “Variations of Color.” Entry Submission: Saturday, September 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Opening Reception: Saturday, September 8 from 6 to 10 p.m. Pick-up: Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6.

IRENE CARISON GALLERY: The University of La Verne, Miller Hall, 1950 Third St., La Verne. 593-3511 ext. 4281.

—Through October 12: Joseph Rodriguez’ “Homegrown,” photographs from “East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A.” and “Juvenile.” Opening Reception: Monday, September 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. Lecture: Tuesday, September 25 at 8 p.m. in Morgan Auditorium, Founders Hall.

LENZNER FAMILY ART GALLERY: First floor of Atherton Hall on the Pitzer College campus. Free admission. Tuesday through Friday, 12 to 5 p.m. or by appointment throughout the year. 607-8797.

—Through October 21: “In Shadow of Numbers: Charles Gaines Selected Works From 1975 through 2012.” This exhibition is on display in 2 separate galleries: Pomona College Museum of Art and at the Lenzner Family Art Gallery at Pitzer College. See Pomona College Museum of Art listing for events related to this exhibit.

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 September 30: “Privy to a Saturday: Students of Dan Van Clapp.” Every Saturday for over a year, Dan Van Clapp hosted an ongoing group of artists in his backyard to paint. This gallery exhibits the students’ talent and originality. First Friday Reception: September 7 from 6 to 9 p.m.

MAIN STREET GALLERY: 252C S. Main St., Pomona. 868-2979.

—Through October 27: Sumi Foley’s “Abandoned Fabric 2012.” Artist Reception: Saturday, September 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. Closing Reception: Saturday, October 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.

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.

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.

POMONA COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART: 330 N. College Ave. Hours during exhibitions: Tuesday through Friday, 12 to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Admission info: 621-8283 or www.pomona.edu/museum.

—Through December 16: “John Cage: Zen Ox-Herding Pictures.”

—Through October 21: “In Shadow of Numbers: Charles Gaines Selected Works From 1975 through 2012.” This exhibition is on display in 2 separate galleries: Pomona College Museum of Art and at the Lenzner Family Art Gallery at Pitzer College. Opening Reception: Saturday, September 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. Performance: Charles Gains Ensemble will present an evening of electronic, digital and acoustical sound on Thursday, September 20 at 7 p.m. Artist Lecture: Tuesday, October 16 at 2:45 p.m. in the George C.S. Benson Auditorium, Pitzer College.

RUTH CHANDLER WILLIAMSON GALLERY: 1030 Columbia Ave., on 11th and Columbia, Scripps College campus. Wednesday through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. during exhibitions. Free admission. 607-3397 or www.scrippscollege.edu/williamson-gallery/.

—Through October 14: “African American Visions” includes selections from the Samella Lewis Collections. This exhibit is in honor of Dr. Samella Lewis, professor emerita of Scripps College. Opening Reception: Saturday, September 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. Panel Discussion: “Education through the Arts.” September 22 at 4 p.m. Boone Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, Scripps College.


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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