Claremont Museum of Art to Host Studio Tour on June 9

(May 16, 2012) – Many well known and esteemed artists will once again open their studios to the public for a day-long celebration of the creativity that continues to thrive in Claremont. The Claremont Museum of Art is sponsoring this biennial event on Saturday, June 9, 2012.

Studios will be open for viewing and mingling with the artists from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., with check-in at Memorial Park starting at 10:30 a.m. All artists will have objects d’art for sale and there will be an Opportunity Drawing and book sale. A one-of-kind “Artists’ Party” will follow from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Garner House.

The mission of the Claremont Museum of Art is to support art appreciation, arts education, and the
preservation of its collection held in public trust. We welcome the opportunity to invite the public to
meet the artists that contribute so much to the depth and richness of our community’s culture. We also thank the participating artists who are supporting this fundraising effort which allows our programming to continue.

This event only occurs every two years, so don’t miss out! A color map will be provided at check-in.

Cost for the tour and party is $35 per person or $25 for museum members. To reserve your ticket,
mail a check to Claremont Museum of Art, P.O. Box 1136, Claremont, CA 91711 or email For more information, see our website at .

Check-in 10:30 a.m. Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont

Preview exhibition in the Claremont Heritage Ginger Elliott Exhibition Center

Follow the map to visit 20 Claremont area studios from 11am-4:00 p.m.

Artist’s Party, 5-8:00 p.m. at Garner House is included with your ticket

Win artwork in the Opportunity Drawing or shop for art books. Cost is $35 per person or $25 for museum members.

Reserve your ticket today! Mail a check to Claremont Museum of Art, P.O. Box 1136, Claremont, CA 91711 or email

Participating artists include Barnardo, Barbara Beretich, Steve Comba, Hollis Cooper, Keith Crockett, Jeff Faust, Gary Geraths, Crispin Gonzalez, Rebecca Hamm, Steven Hampton, Linda Hauser, Joyce Hesslegrave, Mike Hill, Carolyn Lee Howard, James Johnson, Nancy Macko, Tim Maxwell, John and Karen Neiuber, Osvaldo Orellana, Elizabeth Preston, Luis Ramirez, Anne Seltzer, Karen Sullivan, Norma Tanega, Briana Thomas, Chris Toovey, Peggy Trindle, Georgette Unis and Ahlene Welsh.