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GALLERIES: Local art guide the week of October 3

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.

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

—October 13 through January 27: “The Wilson Collection of German Mettlach Ware 1850 to 1915 and Present-day Translations” includes a selection of steins, vases, plaques, punch bowls, platters and more. 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 October 31: Paintings and music by Norma Tanega. Artist reception: October 5 from 6 to 8 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.

—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 4:30 p.m. 398-1060.

—Through October 30: Artist and architect, Maureen Wheeler, presents her collages and watercolors on display. Opening reception: Friday, October 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

CLAREMONT MUSEUM OF ART: www.claremontmuseum.org.

—Saturday, October 20: The Claremont Museum of Art has partnered with the Scripps College Fine Arts Foundation to host a bus trip to Ventura to see the Albert Stewart private collection at the home of his daughter. The collection includes over 50 artworks by Mr. Stewart plus paintings by his friend Millard Sheets and others. Guests will make the 2-hour trip in mini-buses, docents will give tours of the home and lunch will be served in the extensive sculpture garden. Before returning to Claremont, buses will stop at Our Lady of Assumption Church in Ventura to view Stewart’s 14 stations of the cross. This event may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $65 per person. Make reservations by October 10 by sending a check to Claremont Museum of Art, P.O. Box 1136, Claremont, CA 91711. For more information, call Catherine McIntosh at 626-1386.

—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.

—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.

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.

—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.

—November 3 through December 1: PVAA Thirty-first Annual Open Juried Show. For a complete prospectus with all rules, specifications and requirements, contact Gallery SOHO at 469-1599. Submissions: Saturday, October 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Opening reception: Saturday, November 10 from 6 to 10 p.m. Awards reception: Saturday, December 1 from 2 to 4 p.m.

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.”

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.

—October 5 through 26: “Pants on Fire: Recent Paintings by Anne Seltzer.” Opening reception: Friday, October 5 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.” 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 world.

PERMADIRTY PROJECT SPACE: 532 W. First St., Unit 219, Claremont. Thursday through Sunday. Visit www.permadirty.org.

—Through November 10: “Community Paint Draw Sculpt” invites the community to create art on Permadirty walls and floors. Water based paint, crayons and markers will be available or guest can bring their own.

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, covering every continent. 399-5544.

—Through November 25: “On Their Honor: 100 Years of Girl Scouting, 1912-2012” features Girl Scout uniforms, books, camping equipment, photos and other associated artifacts spanning 100 years.

—Through December 31: “Japanese Prints: The Christian Perspective of Sadao Watanabe, 1913-1996.”

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 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. Artist lecture: Tuesday, October 16 at 2:45 p.m. in the George C.S. Benson Auditorium, Pitzer College.

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

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.


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.


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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