2021 Arts, Theater & Music

ARTS SUPPORT:

SCRIPPS FINE ARTS FOUNDATION
P.O. Box 772, Claremont
909 621-3516, scripps-faf.org
email: FAF@scrippscollege.edu
Founded in 1935, the Fine Arts Foundation stimulates public interest in art, supports the study of art at Scripps College, and benefits the local art community with monthly programs. New members welcome. Contact Marty Hartford.

REMBRANDT CLUB
www.therembrandtclub.org
info@therembrandtclub.org
pomona.edu/museum/about#rembrandt-club
Founded in 1905, the Rembrandt Club of Pomona College sponsors monthly lectures and teas, excursions to area museums and collections and a variety of events, supporting the museum through funding for publications and programs.

GALLERIES & MUSEUMS:

AMOCA AMERICAN MUSEUM OF CERAMIC ART
399 N. Garey Avenue, Pomona
865-3146 • amoca.org
info@amoca.org
Call for hours.

ARTIST TRAIT GALLERY
110 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont
625-2533 • artisttrait.com
Tues through Sat, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Features local artists such as Milford Zornes and Jim Fuller, as well as museum-quality framing services.

BUDDHAMOUSE EMPORIUM
134 Yale Ave., Claremont
626-3322 • buddhamouse.com
Gallery, shopping and creative and meditative classes.

BUNNY GUNNER GALLERY
230 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont
624-7238 • bunnygunner.com
Call for hours.

CLAREMONT FORUM
Bookshop and Gallery
586 W. First St., Claremont
626-3066 • claremontforum.org
Open Sunday through Thursday, noon to 7 p.m.;
Friday and Saturday, noon to 9 p.m.
The Claremont Forum is a nonprofit organization that enriches lives by promoting social justice, health, art, and literacy. Sponsor of The Prison Library Project with the mission to provide free reading materials to prisoners nationwide based on letters received by the inmates themselves. Also the sponsors of The Claremont Forum Farmer’s and Artisan’s Market which takes place every Sunday from 8 am to 1 pm on Harvard Avenue rain or shine. The Claremont Forum Bookshop & Gallery is well-stocked with eclectic and lovingly maintained used books. Book donations are always welcome and all proceeds help to sustain our various projects. Call for more information or volunteer opportunities.

CLAREMONT MUSEUM OF ART
Claremont Depot
200 W. First St., Claremont
621-3200 • claremontmuseum.org
email: info@claremontmuseum.org
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, noon. to 4 p.m. and First Saturday Art Walk 6 to 9 p.m. (when allowed to resume). CMA celebrates Claremont’s rich artistic legacy and promotes the cultural vitality of the region through its exhibitions, education programs, member events and the annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta held the first Sunday in November. The first Sunday of every month is Free Family Day with ARTSTation, a place for children to experience art and engage with local culture. Events will resume when permitted.

CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
PEGGY PHELPS & EAST GALLERIES
251 E. Tenth St., Claremont.
607-3606 • cgu.edu/departments/art/
The East and Peggy Phelps Galleries at Claremont Graduate University serve the art department MFA students. The galleries mount exhibits of established, emerging and student artists. In addition to student exhibitions, CGU hosts approximately four outside exhibitions per year.

CLARK HUMANITIES MUSEUM
Scripps College
981 Amherst Ave., Claremont
607-9312 • scrippscollege.edu

dA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
252 S. Main St., Pomona
397-9716 • dacenter.org
daartcenter@gmail.com
A nonprofit organization that produces visual and performing arts events and develops partnerships with local organizations to promote projects that emphasize the enrichment and building of the community. The dA offers artists the opportunity to sell work in the store.

ELIZABETH’S ART STUDIO
226 W. Foothill Blvd., Ste. J,
Claremont • 621-1630
elizabethsartstudio.com
Hours by appointment only. Teaching Monday-Friday by appointment. Art lessons for children and adults. Beginners and advanced. Specializing in home schooling and children with special needs. Also creative journal expressive arts. Private one-on-one sessions, semi-private, and large group workshops, helping with such problems as stress reduction, survivor needs, cancer, job burn out, wellness coaching.

THE MILLARD SHEETS CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT THE FAIRPLEX
1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona
865-4560
tlcfairplex.org/art/home
The gallery showcases a variety of styles and media by contemporary as well as historical artists from California, Los Angeles, the nation and throughout the world. The gallery’s vision is to offer diverse and progressive art exhibitions combined with lively educational programs, with the goal of encouraging new generations of art enthusiasts.

PETTERSON MUSEUM OF INTERCULTURAL ART
730 Plymouth Rd., Claremont
399-5544 • pettersonmuseum.org
Call for hours. Free. To schedule a tour, call (909) 399-5544. Special tours can be arranged on other weekdays and times by calling to make special arrangements.

PITZER COLLEGE ART GALLERIES
607-8797
pitzer_galleries@pitzer.edu
www.pitzer.edu/galleries
Call for hours.

BENTON MUSEUM OF ART POMONA COLLEGE
120 W. Bonita Avenue
Claremont • (909) 621-8283
benton@pomona.edu
The Benton Museum of Art originates lively and innovative art experiences that foster creative and critical thinking.

SCRIPPS COLLEGE RUTH CHANDLER WILLIAMSON GALLERY
251 E. 11th St., Claremont
607-4690
rcwg@scrippscollege.edu
The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery has a permanent collection of art objects spanning 3000 years from nearly all cultures. Objects are used in classes for teaching purposes, displayed in campus exhibitions, and loaned to other institutions for exhibition worldwide. The gallery hosts the Scripps Ceramics Annual.

SQUARE i GALLERY
110 Harvard Ave., Claremont
625-2533 • squareigallery.com
Tues through Sat, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Square i Gallery serves as annex of the Artist Trait Gallery, featuring fine art exhibits that change approximately every six weeks. Online viewers may purchase works from the gallery.

TAPESTRY GALLERY
532 W. First St. #204, Claremont
741-5176 • tapestryclaremont.org
Art gallery located upstairs in the Packing House.

CINEMA:

LAEMMLE’S CLAREMONT 5
450 W. Second St., Claremont
621-5500 • Laemmle.com
Email: claremont@laemmle.com

MUSIC & DANCE:

CLAREMONT CHORALE
310 W. Indian Hill Blvd #101
Claremont
447-9459 • claremontchorale.org
The Claremont Chorale is a community chorus. Singers are selected by audition and are committed to excellence in the performance of all types of music for chorus. It is an independent, entirely self-supporting nonprofit organization.

CLAREMONT COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC
951 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont
624-3012 • claremontmusic.org
Mon through Fri, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Founded in 1970, the Claremont Community School of Music is a nonprofit, nonsectarian, independent, co-educational organization that provides musical instruction regardless of age, ability, income or ethnic origin. Individual instruction on all instruments, including voice. Performance opportunities include student recitals and festivals. Member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts. Need-based scholarships available.

CLAREMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
PO Box 698, Claremont
596-5979 • claremontso.org
claremont.symphony.orchestra@gmail.com
The orchestra plays five free concerts annually, plus a children’s concert in Bridges Hall of Music, a summer concert in Ganesha Park in Pomona and an annual Messiah Sing-Along before Christmas. Sponsors the Claremont Youth Symphony Orchestra. All concerts are free and are held at Bridges Hall of Music.

CLAREMONT YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
PO Box 698, Claremont
(909) 225-4157
claremontyouthsymphony.org
claremontyouthso@gmail.com
Founded in 1983, CYSO is a non-profit organization providing young musicians in 6th through 12th grades an affordable, educational, professionally directed philharmonic orchestra program. Membership is by audition; the group performs two concerts annually at Bridges Hall of Music. CYSO is sponsored by the Claremont Symphony Orchestra Association.

CLAREMONT YOUNG MUSICIANS ORCHESTRA
PO Box 722, Claremont, CA 91711
624-3614 • cymo.org
Ages 12-20. The Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra, founded in 1989, is a 90-member, advanced-level, full symphony orchestra comprised of musicians who attend public and private schools in southern California. Members are selected through an audition in September for two full symphony orchestras, the CYMO and the Intermezzo Orchestra.

INLAND PACIFIC BALLET
9061 Central Ave, Montclair
482-1590 • ipballet.org
IPB is a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 whose mission is to introduce new audiences to ballet, bringing world-class ballet performances at affordable prices and presenting the classics along with the best in contemporary choreography.

MOUNTAINSIDE MASTER CHORALE
P.O Box 268, Claremont
510-6699 • mountainsidemasterchorale.org
The Mountainside Master Chorale season features performances in December, March and June with a wide diversity of musical styles. The chorale is made up of approximately 90 local adult singers.

MUSEUMS:

THE FOLK MUSIC CENTER MUSEUM
220 Yale Ave., Claremont
624-2928 • folkmusiccenter.com
On August 12, 1958, Charles and Dorothy Chase opened the Folk Music Center in Claremont. In 1976, the Folk Music Center Museum was incorporated as a nonprofit educational, cultural corporation. The museum has hundreds of rare and antique musical instruments and artifacts. The store offers instruments, CDs, books, toys and apparel. Appraisals of antique or vintage instruments available as well as repair and restoration of vintage instruments. Ongoing concerts, workshops and classes are offered and they produce the annual Claremont Folk Festival, which benefits the museum.

PETTERSON MUSEUM OF INTERCULTURAL ART AT PILGRIM PLACE
730 Plymouth Rd., Claremont
399-5544 • pettersonmuseum.org
Call for hours (special tours by appointment). The museum’s mission is to promote intercultural and intergenerational understanding through the arts. To further that goal, it houses a collection of international fine art, folk art and material culture from around the world. Programs change constantly, check their website for the latest. Volunteer docents needed.

RAYMOND M. ALF MUSEUM OF PALEONTOLOGY
1175 W. Base Line Rd., Claremont
at The Webb Schools
624-2798 • alfmuseum.org
Call for hours and admission prices. The only paleontology museum located on a high school campus in the nation, the museum features fossils of dinosaurs and mammals (footprints, track-ways and bones), leaf prints and petrified wood. More than 95 percent of the 70,000 fossils in the museum’s collection were unearthed by students and staff.

THEATERS:

BALCH AUDITORIUM AT SCRIPPS
1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont
602-9372 • scrippscollege.edu
The public is invited to all events.

BRIDGES HALL OF MUSIC AT POMONA COLLEGE
150 E. Fourth St., Claremont
Outside events: 607-2241
Department concerts: 607-2671

CANDLELIGHT PAVILION DINNER THEATER
455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont
626-1254 • candlelightpavilion.com
Musicals to suit everyone.

CLAREMONT HIGH SCHOOL
Don F. Fruechte Theatre
1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Claremont
624-9053 ext. 30463 • chstheatre.cusd.claremont.edu
CHS has a nationally-acclaimed theatre department with more than 500 students involved, many of whom are members of Thespian Troupe 2129 and compete at state and national levels. CHS students work in both performance and technical theatre, including plays, musicals, showcases and one-acts.

THE FOX THEATER
301 S. Garey Ave., Pomona
784-3677 • foxpomona.com
Located in the Pomona Arts Colony, the Fox Theater is an Art Deco landmark venue featuring national and local acts.

GARRISON THEATER
231 E. 10th St., Claremont
607-9372 • scrippscollege.edu
Garrison Theater is owned by Scripps College. The 700-seat theater is the permanent performance space for the Claremont Concert Orchestra and Choir.

THE GROVE
276 E. Ninth St., Upland
920-4343 • grovetheater.com
Located in Old Town Upland, the 831-seat deco-style Grove Theatre presents family-oriented plays and offers instruction in tap, ballet, jazz, musical theater, voice lessons, group and private classes and children’s acting workshop.

LEWIS FAMILY PLAYHOUSE
12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga • (877) 858-8422
lewisfamilyplayhouse.com
Family-friendly plays performed by the Main Street Theatre Company.

INLAND VALLEY REPERTORY THEATRE
(909) 859-4878 • ivrt.org
IVRT is a theatre company that partners with the community to produce high quality local theatre. IVRT performs plays and musicals, holds a Reader’s Theatre and organizes Camp IVRT for kids at the Claremont Community School of Music.

OPHELIA’S JUMP
734-6565 • opheliasjump.org
info@opheliasjump.org
Ophelia’s Jump is an Inland Empire theatre company founded by veterans of the theatre industry. It aims to prompt audience questions and discussions through creative interpretations of classic and award-winning works, as well as new works by local artists.

SONTAG GREEK THEATER
Pomona College 300 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont
607-2241 • pomona,edu
The Sontag Greek Theatre is adjacent to the Seaver Theatre, east of Oldenborg Residence Hall on the Pomona College campus. Located in a wooded area known as the Wash, it is secluded from traffic yet a five-minute walk from the center of campus. The amphitheater has permanent seating for 600. The entire area with lawn seating can accommodate 2,000 people, although sight-lines may be limited.

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