United States

399 N. Garey Ave
Phone: 909.865.1346
Website: www.amoca.org

American Museum Of Ceramic Art

It is the mission of the American Museum of Ceramic Art to educate by presenting, collecting and preserving significant ceramic achievements of the world's cultures from ancient times to the present and through aesthetic and technical study to develop a deeper understanding of cultural values and traditions.

Permanent Collection

Selections from our permanent collection can be viewed online here:


AMOCA rotates its exhibitions four to six times per year.

Previous Exhibitions

Pueblo Clay, America's First Pottery, May 17 - July 12, 2008

Into the Woods, a Fiery Tale, March 8 - May 3, 2008

George Ohr Rising, The Emergence of An American Master
December 8 - February 23, 2008

Form & Imagination: Women Ceramic Sculptors
September 8 - November 24, 2007

Mata Ortiz Pottery: A 40 Year Phenomenon
June 9 - August 25, 2007

April 7 - April 28, 2007

Extreme Clay, American Ceramic Society Design Chapter
May 5 - May 26, 2007

Rudy Autio, In the Round

Raku: Origins, Impact, and Contemporary Expression

Color Counts, Gladding McBean

Musical Mud

Steve Tobin, Exploded Clay

Don Reitz, Trial by Fire

Peter Voulkos, Echoes of the Japanese Aesthetic

Layering the Foundation, American Art Tile

The Iron Saga

Women's Werk, The Dignity of Craft


Inferno, The Ceramic Art of Paul Soldner

Exhibitions (8)

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Forthcoming exhibitions

River Through the Valley of Fire, Works by Frank Boyden and Tom Coleman, November 22, 2008 - February 14, 2009

Robert Sperry, Bright Abyss
August 30 - November 2008

Diversity in Clay, American Ceramics Society-Design Chapter, July 26-August 16, 2008


$5 Adults
$4 Students, Seniors
Free, members & children under 12

Opening hours

Wednesday - Saturday, 12p - 5p
2nd Saturday of the month, 12p - 9p

Getting there

Located between the 10 and 60 freeways on Garey Ave directly North of the Downtown Pomona Metrolink station.


wheelchair accessible, toilets, outdoor seating, gift shop, audio tour

Museum internal and external photos (5)

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News and events

We've Moved! Please make sure you're coming to the NEW location at 399 NORTH Garey.


AMOCA is located in the downtown Pomona arts colony, just North of the Metrolink stop. Every second Saturday is 'Art walk' night and we stay open until 9pm.


We offer many workshops throughout the year. Please visit our website for more information.


contact us for tour arrangements.


We can accommodate tour groups of all sizes in our new location. Please contact us for special tours


Families are very welcome. Our studio even has special family packages for families that want to learn how to do ceramics together.


Students receive a discounted rate of $4.


Please visit our website for more information.


Please visit our website for more information.