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Upcoming Events

Aldo Casanova, Torso I, 1963. Cast bronze on travertine base. Claremont Museum of Art collection. Gift of the artist in honor of Felice and Teresa CasanovaThursday, November 30, 5-7 pm
MEMBER EVENT
Kindred Natures Preview Reception
Claremont Museum of Art at the Depot

Kindred Natures will reintroduce two highly respected and revered local artists, Aldo Casanova and James Fuller. For over 30 years, each artist influenced generations of students while teaching at Scripps College. more…

James Fuller, Untitled (from the Zion series), 1998, watercolor on paper. Collection of Steve Comba.Saturday, December 2, 6-9 pm
PUBLIC EVENT
Kindred Natures Exhibition Opening
Claremont Museum of Art at the Depot

Kindred Natures will reintroduce two highly respected and revered local artists, Aldo Casanova and James Fuller. For over 30 years, each artist influenced generations of students while teaching at Scripps College. more…

Sunday, December 10, 5-8 pmClaremont Museum of Art members attend a Santa Lucia holiday celebration at the home of Dr. Janet Myhre on December 11, 2016.
MEMBER EVENT

Santa Lucia Holiday Celebration

Museum members are invited to an authentic Santa Lucia celebration at the elegant home of Janet Myhre. This lovely Winter Solstice event includes a smorgasbord dinner and candle-lit tree in true Scandinavian fashion.

Ongoing Events

hp-ARTStation2017Free Family Day featuring ARTStation

Visit us on the first Sunday of the every month for Free Family Day featuring ARTStation with art activities led by high school students in CMA’s Project ARTstART. more… 

art_walk_logo_2015_finalClaremont Artwalk

Visit us on the first Saturday of the every month for the Claremont Art Walk from 6-9 pm. Come by for a glass of wine and free admission to the museum.

Past Events

2017

Padua Hills Art FiestaSunday, November 5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
PUBLIC EVENT
Padua Hills Art Fiesta
Padua Hills Theatre, 4467 Padua Ave., Claremont

The Claremont Museum of Art presents the 14th Annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta with an outdoor art show, art and craft demonstrations, music and more featuring a film and an accompanying exhibition Milford Zornes: The Claremont Years. more . . .

Wednesday, September 13, 5-7 p.m.
PUBLIC EVENT
Third Annual Claremont Art Showcase
Alexander Hughes Community Center
1700 Danbury Road, Claremont

Opening reception for an exhibition of local artists presented by the City of Claremont in conjunction with the Public Art Committee and the Claremont Museum of Art.

Saturday, September 16
PUBLIC EVENT
Celebrate Fall with Carnivàle!
Claremont Depot, 200 W 1st St, Claremont

Carnivàle! lit up the Depot and First Street with a colorful, fun-filled and light-hearted gala evening.  Activities included photo opportunities with Dee Cole’s whimsical props; a portraitist captured your personality; artist Jerry Owens created an original work of art; silent and live auctions and dancing to the Secret Jazz Band. View the event photo gallery for Carnivale!

DeeCole0007_smsqDee Marcellus Cole and Carnival Seekers
August 4 – November 26, 2017
Member Preview: Friday, August 4, 6-8 p.m.
Art Walk Opening: August 5, 6-9 p.m.

Dee Marcelus Cole a self-proclamed faux-folk artist inspired by Latin folk traditions, has transformed the Claremont Depot into a carnival of bright colors, iconic images, and spiritual messages featuring the work of eight local artists. more…

StARTitUp 2017Friday, May 26, 3:30-5 p.m.
Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 27 noon to 4 p.m.
PUBLIC EVENT
StART It Up Student Art Exhibition
Ginger Elliott Exhibition Center in Memorial Park
840 N. Indian Hill Boulevard, Claremont

An overview exhibition, curated by Project ARTstART high school students, included highlights of each of the exhibition-based art units ARTstARTers that were presented to 4-6th grade classes at Mountain View, Oakmont, Sumner, Sycamore and Vista del Valle elementary schools.

An Artful EveningSaturday, June 3, 5-8pm
MEMBER EVENT
Artful Evening

Museum members enjoyed wine and hors d’oeuvres a sunset view of the foothills from both inside and out on the spacious patio of this Padua Hills home. Enhancing the contemporary design of this elegant home are numerous stunning art works by well-known Claremont artists.


TreeSpeak Opening_smcropSaturday, April 1, 6-9 pm
PUBLIC EVENT
Tree Speak Exhibition Opening
200 W. First Street, Claremont

Over 200 people attended the Art Walk opening reception of Tree Speak: Interpretations of the Rustlings with visual interpretations, by artists working in the area, which ascend from the concept or image of trees and leaves in nature and a survey of Claremont’s long history as the City of Trees presented by Claremont Heritage.  

Tree Speak PreviewFriday, March 31, 5-7 pm
MEMBER EVENT
Tree Speak Preview Reception
200 W. First Street, Claremont

Members of the Claremont Museum of Art and Claremont Heritage attended the preview reception of Tree Speak: Interpretations of the Rustlings with artists Beth Benjamin, Steve Comba, Jeff Faust, Athena H Hahn, Amy Maloof, Barbara Schenck, Steve Schenck, Christopher Toovey, Georgette Unis, Dan Van Clapp and Jane Park Wells. View the event photo gallery

2016

Santa Lucia Holiday CelebrationSunday, December 11, 5 pm
MEMBER EVENT
Santa Lucia Holiday Celebration

Museum members attended an authentic Santa Lucia celebration at the elegant home of Janet Myhre. This lovely Winter Solstice event included a smorgasbord dinner and candle-lit tree in true Scandinavian fashion. View the photo event gallery.

Claremont Museum of Art at the Depot Grand OpeningSunday, November 20, Noon-4 pm
PUBLIC EVENT
Opening Celebration at the Depot
200 W. First Street, Claremont

The Claremont Museum of Art welcomed the community to its new gallery space at the Depot. The opening exhibition, (re)Generation: Six Decades of Claremont Artists was on view and visitors enjoyed light refreshments and art-making activities led by Project ARTstART students. View the event photo gallery. |  more…

AF2015 Best0037Sunday, November 6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
PUBLIC EVENT
Padua Hills Art Fiesta
Padua Hills Theatre, 4467 Padua Ave., Claremont

The Claremont Museum of Art presented the 13th Annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta with an outdoor art show, art and craft demonstrations, music and more featuring a preview of the recently produced film Claremont Modern: The Convergence of Art + Architecture at Midcentury, and an accompanying exhibition. View the event photo gallery.

Johnson_timebeingWednesday, September 7, 5 pm
PUBLIC EVENT
Claremont Second Annual Art Showcase
Alexander Hughes Community Center
1700 Danbury Road, Claremont

Opening reception of local artists sponsored by the City of Claremont in conjunction with the Claremont Museum of Art and Claremont Graduate University Art Business/Art Management Public Art program. View the event photo gallery. | more…
ARTstART students lead Sumner elementary students on a visit to the exhibition "Restoring the Spirit: Celebrating Haitian Art" at Pomona College Museum of Art in March, 2016. They work on an art project to "draw your ideal community"

Friday, May 27, 3:30-5 p.m.
Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 noon to 5 p.m.
PUBLIC EVENT
StART It Up Student Art Exhibition
Ginger Elliott Exhibition Center in Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont

An overview exhibition, curated by Project ARTstART high school students, included highlights of each of the exhibition-based art units ARTstARTers presented to 4-6th grade classes at Mountain View, Oakmont, Sumner, Sycamore and Vista del Valle elementary schools.

Event-Maloof-Centennial-ExhibitionSaturday, May 14, 5:30-8pm
MEMBER EVENT
Artful Evening
Maloof Foundation, 5131 Carnelian St. Alta Loma

Museum members will enjoy an Artful Evening at the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts on Saturday, May 14 with a private viewing of the Maloof Centennial and Sculpture in Garden exhibitions.