GALLERIES: Latest local art exhibition listings
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.
—June 29: “Juxtaposition” featuring Desiree Engel, Mervyn Seldon, Fay Colman and Mark Upson. Art Walk: Saturday, June 29 from 6 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.
—Through July 28: “The Clay Connection: Jim and Nan McKinnell,” celebrating their 5-decade careers.
BUDDHAMOUSE EMPORIUM: 134 Yale Ave., Claremont. Open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. www.buddhamouse.com. 626-3322.
—Through June 30: Native American art featuring Steve Rushingwind and his daughter Sienna in an exhibition titled “The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far.”
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 June 28: Lucien van Oosten’s “From a Point.”
CLAREMONT FORUM GALLERY: 586 W. First St. in The Packing House. Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, noon to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 7 p.m. 626-3066.
—Through June 28: “The Art of Raul Pizarro,” featuring a collection of oil paintings.
—Wednesdays through August 28: “New Minds Meditation Society” at 7:15 p.m.
THE COLONY AT LOFT 204: 532 W. First St., #204, Claremont Packing House. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Extended hours on the first Friday of the month for Claremont Art Walk until 9 p.m. with live music sponsored by Live on Analog Records at 8 p.m. Visit www.loft204.com. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information about purchasing monthly wall space for artwork display or to inquire about event rental of gallery space. Call Vicki at 626-224-7915 or 626-963-4238 for one-on-one art instruction for junior high and high school age students.
—Through, June 29: Coastal watercolors by Barry Cisneros are featured this month at The Colony. Participants in The Colony this month include black and white photography by Diane Lynn, paintings by Brooke Morrison, stained glass/mosaic by Jenifer Hall, photography by Vicki, watercolors by Arwen Allen, limited edition prints by Melody Grace-Cave, “Dusty Roads” collection photography by Barbara Sammons, a boutique by Clare Miranda and oddities by Sarah Toribbio and friends. The boutique features one-of-a-kind jewelry, scarves, handmade greeting cards, small prints and other original art. Show your COURIER support—Claremont COURIER hoodies, mugs and recent editions of the newspaper are available exclusively at The Colony at Loft 204.
—July 5 through 27: Artwork by Curt Gaiser is featured this month. Opening reception: Friday, July 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. with light refreshments and a live concert by Black Bear & The Cheyenne Autumn Band (www.facebook.com/bbcabmusic) sponsored by Live on Analog Records (www.liveonanalog.com).
—Tuesday, July 2: Beginning belly dance class with Adina Dane of Casablanca Bar & Grill. Learn basic upper and lower body isolations, footwork and important stretching techniques. Wear comfortable clothes. Bring a yoga mat and water bottle. 7 to 8 p.m. $10.
—Wednesday, July 3: Intermediate belly dance class. Time to get technical—work on isolation drills and movement combinations while diving deeper into belly dance technique. Wear comfortable clothes. Bring a yoga mat and water bottle. 7 to 8 p.m. $10.
GALLERIA BERETICH: The home and studio of Barbara Beretich, 1034 Harvard Ave., Claremont. 624-0548. www.galleriaberetich.com.
—Open Sundays from noon to 3 p.m.: Visitors welcome anytime, appointments appreciated. 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 July 5: “Nature’s Gifts” open exhibit, entry fees apply.
LATINO ART MUSEUM: 281 S. Thomas St. Suite 105, Pomona. www.lamoa.net. 620-6009 or 484-2618.
—June 30: Ivan Fernandez Da Vila, “Habitacion en Lima,” in Grand Salon West.
MALOOF FOUNDATION FOR ARTS & CRAFTS: 5131 Carnelian St., Alta Loma. 980-0412, email@example.com 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 to California and other parts of the world.
—Through October 27: “With Strings Attached: Art in the Craft of Sound.” There are nearly 40 musical instruments in the exhibition, representing a broad cross-section of cultures and traditions. The performances bring to life for audiences a number of the instruments, some of which are not often heard.
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.
—Wednesday, July 10: Hawaiian quilt workshop led by Judy Manley who earned her MFA from the University of Hawaii, Honolulu. Participants will learn the history of Hawaiian-style quilting as well as how to design and execute their own unique Hawaiian-style motifs. $5 for materials. 1 to 4 p.m. For ages 13 and up. Reservations must be made by July 7. Call Viki Battaglia, 399-5573.
—Through August 25: “Celebrating the Arts of Polynesia and Micronesia.”
RANCHO SANTA ANA BOTANIC GARDEN: 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. The gallery is open Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 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 28: RSABG’s Butterfly Pavilion lets visitors interact with real butterflies. The Lantz Outdoor Classroom features activities for families, including nature-based art and craft projects. Butterfly gardening enthusiasts can learn about creating the habitats that butterflies need to survive. $2 exhibition admission, plus standard garden admission.
SQUARE i GALLERY: 110 Harvard Ave., Claremont. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
—Through June 30: Jerry Owens’ collection of watercolors, “Landscape Savoir-Faire.” Composition, line, color and subject are the cornerstones of Mr. Owens’ work. Each piece has a limited but powerful palette crafted with museum-quality materials and mounted on hardwoods.
—July 1 through July 31: Oil paintings by Don Prechtel are featured this month in an exhibition titled “Visual History.” A professional working artist since 1968, Mr. Prechtel is also a historian and an avid collector of antique western and military accoutrements. His studio is filled with a large library and a fine collection of artifacts, which he incorporates into his paintings. Many of the paintings have been reproduced on book jackets, magazine covers and illustrations in historical and scholastic publications. Opening reception: Friday and Saturday, July 5 and 6 from 6 to 8 p.m.
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