Upcoming Events

ACS-SoCal sponsors many events each year. Amongst the events are a juried exhibition and ACS Clay Festival & Gift Show, our annual fundraiser. We are proud to sponsor workshops with clay artists of local and national reputations at reduced rates for our members, often at 50%. These workshops are open to all.


April 6th & 7th 2019

The 2019 ACS So CA Clay Festival & Gift Show

“The 2019 ACS So CA Clay Festival & Gift Show” is at the Los Angeles County Arboretum (https://www.arboretum.org/) on April 6th and 7th. This festival features unique handcrafted giftware and art work by ceramic artists from the Greater Southern California Area. Proceeds from this show will benefit the Arboretum Foundation and the ACS-DC Education Fund.

Michael Flower, is our featured demonstration artist and judge of the competition, “Nature”. The Clay Festival & Gift Show Artists are Randy Au, Rosanna Barela, Lernie Beuler, Grace Bagwell, Gina Brownstein, Marie Cheatham, Yoko Miyahira Bostwick, Denise Dangora, Karen Daneshvari, Keumsook Hahn, Celeste Iida, Christy Johnson, Chuck Lawhon, Lisa Manocchia, Debbie McBride, Eileen Motzkin, Heather Morrow, Annie Quigley, Nicole Reyes, Eun Sohn, Nadia Souetre, Susan Spohr, and Beth Tate. These artists will have their work on display for purchase and are available to answer questions about their work.

Where: Ayres Hall of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden; 301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91007.

When: April 6th and 7th, 2019 between 9:00AM to 4:00PM. The public is invited to attend.

Admission to the Arboretum is free for Arboretum Members; for non-member Adults: $9.00, Students with ID and Seniors age 62: $6.00, Children Ages 5-12: $4.00, Children under 5: free. Parking is Free.

301 North Baldwin Avenue
Arcadia, CA 917007

Just south of I-210, Foothill Freeway at 301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, across from the Santa Anita Race Track

May 11th through June 22nd  2019

Beatrice Wood Center of the Arts

We are proud to announce that “THE PRESIDENTS’ SHOW” will be at the Beatrice Wood Center of the Arts (BWCA) in Ojai, CA. Conceived and created by Tony Trotta during his presidency in 1997, “THE PRESIDENTS’ SHOW”, is a juried exhibit featuring current members of American Ceramic Society-Design of Southern California. Juror: Kevin Wallace, BWCA Director. Awards: Best of Show, Second Place, Third Place and Honorable Mention.

Register by filling out the downloadable form below and mailing it with a check to ACS-DC.


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