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GALLERIES: Art exhibits local to Claremont the week of September 19

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

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

—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.

—October 13 through 27: “Collecting California” displays recently accepted museum acquisitions of California-produced ceramics, dinnerware, giftware and collectibles from the 1930s through late 1960s. Opening reception: Saturday, October 13 from 6 to 9 p.m.

—Sunday, October 14: “Teens at the Wheel: A Day in Clay in Memory of Julia,” a talented young ceramicist who was tragically killed in 2010. Her parents Jody and Scott Siegler donated a selection of Weil Ware in memory of their late teenage daughter. This event includes a Weil Ware raffle and “Collecting California” mixer. $20 admission includes clay experience and one raffle ticket. 2 to 6 p.m.

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.

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.

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

CLAREMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ART GALLERY: 205 Yale Ave., Claremont Chamber of Commerce. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 398-1060.

—Through September 28: “Near and Far,” works by Barry Cisneros.

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, PhD, with featured art by Karl Benjamin, Roland Reiss, Michael Brewster, Connie Zehr, Mowry Baden, Ted Kerzie and John Frame.

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.

DENISON LIBRARY: Scripps College, 1090 Columbia Ave. 607-3941.

—Through October 19: “Fine and Dirty,” curated by Betty Bright for the Minnesota Center for the Book. Reception: Saturday, September 22 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Holbein Room and the exhibit will be open for viewing from noon to 7 p.m.

—October 24 through December 4: “Men Over 25” celebrates California letterpress printers who have been printing for at least 25 years and are still active in the field. Dinner: Saturday, September 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hampton Room. $25. Reservations are required. Call 607-3866.

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 November 23: “Tile Show 2012” allows 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.

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.”

—October 7 through 28: The October gallery theme is “Mysterious.” Submissions: Saturday, October 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reception: Saturday, October 13 from 6 to 10 p.m. Pick-up: Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3.

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 LA” 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.

LATIONO ART MUSEUM: 281 S. Thomas St. Suite 105, Pomona. www.lamoa.net. 620-6009 or 484-2618.

—Through September 29: “Yearbook 2012” features artists from several countries. Closing reception: Saturday, September 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. RSVP by September 22.

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 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.

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

—Through October 27: Sumi Foley’s “Abandoned Fabric 2012.” 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.

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 the Lenzner Family Art Gallery at Pitzer College. Performance: the 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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