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2017

October 13, 2017 – University of La Verne Campus Times article “Folk artists embrace carnival culture”

June 14, 2017 – Padua Hills Art Fiesta to Feature Milford Zornes

June 13, 2017 – Dee Marcellus Cole to Transform the Claremont Depot into a Carnival of Color

April 2017 –  L.A. Art Zone checks out the Claremont Museum of Art’s new space, explores how the collection reflects the city’s artistic heritage, including works by Millard Sheets and Sam Maloof, and highlights a student mentorship program called ARTstART
Los Angeles County Newsroom

March 20, 2017 – Exhibition Speaks from Claremont’s Urban Forest

January 17, 2017 – ARTStation to feature art-making activities on Free Family Day at the Claremont Museum of Art

2016

November 20, 2016 – Claremont Museum of Art to open in historic depot on Sunday
Los Angeles Times

November 17, 2016 – Claremont Museum of Art reopens in an unusual space
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

November 16, 2016 – Claremont Museum of Art grand opening celebration at the Depot
Claremont Courier

October 27, 2016 – Claremont Museum of Art to Open at the Depot
Thanks to generous and enthusiastic community support, the Claremont Museum of Art has raised over $150,000 to renovate and repurpose the Claremont Depot into a jewel of a small museum. The community is invited to join in celebrating this first big milestone in the transformation of the Claremont Depot on Sunday, November 20, from noon to 4:00 pm at the Depot, 200 W. First Street in Claremont.

Updated October 27, 2016 – Padua Hills Art Fiesta to Focus on Midcentury Art and Architecture in Claremont 
The Claremont Museum of Art will host the 13th Annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta on Sunday, November 6 with an outdoor art show, art and craft demonstrations and music under the shady olive trees of the beautiful Padua Hills Theatre.

September 18, 2016 – Foothills Reader
Padua Hills Art Fiesta: Artists, Film, Exhibition, Nov. 6

July 20, 2016 – CLAREMONT ANNUAL ART SHOWCASE
The City of Claremont Human Services Department will host the Second Annual Claremont Art Showcase from September 7, 2016 through November 28, 2016 at the Alexander Hughes Community Center

May 10, 2016 – StART It Up with ART in the Park
Project ARTstART high school students will lead art-making activities for all ages on Friday May 27, from 3:30-5 p.m. The exhibition will also be open on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 from noon to 5 p.m. at Memorial Park.

January 1, 2016 – A Home at the Depot: A showcase for Claremont arts — past, present and future
Foothills Reader

2015

December 17, 2015 – Claremont Museum of Art finds permanent home in historic train depot
Los Angeles Times

December 9, 2015 – Claremont Museum of Art Finds a Home at the Depot
We are pleased to announce that Claremont Museum of Art (CMA) has entered into a lease agreement with the City of Claremont for the adaptive reuse of the Claremont Depot as a small art museum.

October 22, 2015 – Padua Hills Art Fiesta to Feature Millard Sheets Film
The Claremont Museum of Art will host the 12th Annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta on Sunday, November 1 with an outdoor art show, art and craft demonstrations, music and more. The recently produced film Design for Modern Living will be shown throughout the day and an exhibition will feature paintings by one of California’s most recognized artists, Millard Sheets.

September 1, 2015 – Claremont Museum of Art Fall Gala 2015
Please join fellow art lovers, artists, patrons and collectors on Saturday, September 26, beginning at 5:30 pm, for our fourth Fall Gala, All Aboard for Art.

June 22, 2015 – Padua Hills Art Fiesta to Feature Millard Sheets Film
The Claremont Museum of Art will host the 12th Annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta on Sunday, November 1 with an outdoor art show, art and craft demonstrations, music and more.

May 12, 2015 – StART It Up with Art in the Park
For the fourth consecutive year, high school students of Project ARTstART will curate ARTstART: StART It Up, an overview exhibition that includes highlights of each of the exhibition-based school art units ARTstARTers presented to 4-6th grade classes at Mountain View, Oakmont, Sycamore and Vista del Valle elementary schools.

March 24, 2015 – Film Premiere Celebrates Claremont’s Unique Artistic Legacy
A one-hour documentary film, Design for Modern Living: Millard Sheets and the Claremont Art Community 1935-1975, premiered at on March 22, at Garrison Theater at Scripps College, 231 East 10th St. in Claremont.

February 18, 2015 – Film Premiere Celebrates Claremont’s Unique Artistic Legacy
A one-hour documentary film, Design for Modern Living: Millard Sheets and the Claremont Art Community 1935-1975, will premiere at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Garrison Theater at Scripps College, 231 East 10th St. in Claremont.

February 12, 2015 – Student images set to appear at El Roble
ARTpix is the Claremont Museum of Art’s newest after school arts education program for El Roble Intermediate School students designed to foster creative self-expression through photography. The program launched on Tuesday, February 3rd.

February 2, 2015 – Film Premiere Celebrates Claremont’s Unique Artistic Legacy
Two years in the making, the one-hour documentary film, produced by Paul Bockhorst in partnership with the Claremont Museum of Art, provides a vivid and illuminating account of the important art community that emerged in Claremont in the years following World War II under the leadership of Millard Sheets, with profiles of nearly two dozen artists and craftspersons.

2014

October 9, 2014 – John Svenson: For the Love of Wood Exhibition
The exhibition John Svenson: For the Love of Wood begins with a one-day display at the Padua Hills Art Fiesta on November 2, then moves to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden.

August 6, 2014 (updated October 6, 2014)Art Under the Olive Trees of Padua Hills – Art Fiesta returns Sunday, November 2
The Claremont Museum of Art will host the 11th Annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta on Sunday, November 2, with an outdoor show, arts and crafts demonstrations, music and more. This year’s exhibit will feature Fiesta artist John Svenson.

July 26, 2014 – John Svenson: For the Love of Wood
The exhibition John Svenson: For the Love of Wood begins with a one-day display at the Padua Hills Art Fiesta on November 2, then moves to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden.

May 19, 2014 – ARTstART Presents StART It Up, a Student Art Exhibition
StART It Up, an exhibition of related student artwork will be on view noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday May 31, Sunday June 1 and Wednesday June 4 in the Claremont Heritage Ginger Elliott Exhibition Center.

April 1, 2014 – ARBORETUM Comes to the Botanic Gardens
The Claremont Museum of Art is pleased to present Steve Comba ARBORETUM in the gallery at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. The opening reception is on Saturday, April 26.

April 1, 2014 (updated April 25, 2014) – Explore Claremont Art Studios on June 7
Over 30 area artists will open their studios to the public for OpenART on June 7.

March 20, 2014 (updated April 25, 2014) – Explore Claremont Art Studios with OpenART

March 13, 2014 – Claremont Courier article: Courier-ARTstART students head outdoors to develop creative skills

March 10, 2014 – ARToon Goes Public at the Packing House

March 3, 2014 – Oakmont students experience the sculpture of Betty Davenport Ford with Project ARTstART

2014 ARToon Press Release