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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

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.

2015

events-fiesta-2015Sunday, November 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
PUBLIC EVENT
Padua Hills Art Fiesta
Padua Hills Theatre, 4467 Padua Ave., Claremont

The Claremont Museum of Art hosted the 12th Annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta with an outdoor art show, art and craft demonstrations, music and more featuring the recently- produced film Design for Modern Living: Millard Sheets and the Claremont Art Community 1935-1975, and a special exhibition Millard Sheets: Hills and Horses. View the event photo gallery.

hp-depot-galaSaturday, September 26, 5:30 p.m.
PUBLIC EVENT
Claremont Museum of Art Fall Gala
Claremont Depot,
200 W 1st St, Claremont

All Aboard for Art at the Depot! Against the stunning backdrop of the historic Claremont Depot, guests enjoyed an evening of art and entertainment by the Jazz Doctors, accompanied by wine and great food by Spaggi’s. The event included a silent and live auction of unique art objects as well as art related activities.
View the event photo gallery.

Johnson_smWednesday, August 19, 5:00 p.m.
PUBLIC EVENT
Claremont First Annual Art Showcase
Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont

Opening Reception of an exhibition 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.

LukeScott5th webFriday, May 29, 3:30-5 p.m.
Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31 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 school art units ARTstARTers presented to 4-6th grade classes at Mountain View, Oakmont, Sycamore and Vista del Valle elementary schools. Read more about StART It Up.

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Saturday, May 9
MEMBER EVENT
An Artful Evening with James Strombotne
A special evening honored artist James Strombotne with a celebration of the recent publication of Strombotne – The Pursuit of Magic.
View the Event Photo Gallery,

ARTpix eye webThursday, April 16, 5:30 p.m.
PUBLIC EVENT
ARTpix Art Wall Unveiling
Packing House, East Side
532 W. First Street, West Village, Claremont

ARTpix is the Claremont Museum of Art’s newest after school arts education program for El Roble middle school students designed to provide a look at life in Claremont through the lens of a camera. Join us for refreshments as we unveil the ARTpix outdoor exhibition.

To see the final images on the Art Wall, visit:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/claremontmuseum/sets/72157651603810749/

Internationally known and acclaimed jazz pianist, Dr. Reed GratzSunday, April 19, 2 p.m.
MEMBERS & FRIENDS EVENT
Afternoon Medley of Music
Home of Dr. Gerald and Barbara Friedman

A medley of jazz, blues, rock, and Broadway tunes accompanied by fine wines and hors d’oeuvres to benefit the Claremont Museum of Art. The program features internationally acclaimed jazz pianist, Dr. Reed Gratz and guitarist Paul Buch, Cantor, Temple Beth Israel.

tn-millard-sheetsSunday, March 22, 3 p.m.
PUBLIC EVENT
Film Premiere of Design for Modern Living: Millard Sheets and the Claremont Art Community 1935-1975
Garrison Theater at Scripps College
231 East 10th Street, Claremont

Two years in the making, this 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. more…
View the event photo gallery