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16th Annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta

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Name: 16th Annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta
Date: November 3, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST
Event Description:

The Claremont Museum of Art will host the 16th Annual Padua Hills Art Fiesta on Sunday, November 3 with an outdoor art show, exhibition and film, craft demonstrations, music and festive foods. Visitors can shop for unique original artwork as they stroll through the beautiful olive groves of the Padua Hills Theatre. The exhibition and film, Paul Soldner: Playing with Fire, will feature one of Claremont’s best-known ceramic artists.

Sunday, November 3, 11am to 4pm at the Padua Hills Theatre, 4467 Padua Ave., Claremont. Admission is $5 for adults. Claremont Museum of Art members and children under 18 are free. A free shuttle is available from Padua Park.

  • Thirty area artists will have original artwork for sale. New work this year will include paintings and prints by Laura Barnes, Su Cheatham, Steve Rushingwind and Karen Werner; glass by Marc Gordon; ceramics by Gina Lawson Egan and Kristen Erickson; and mixed media by Patricia Leigh Acuña.
  • Area art organizations will provide art and craft demonstrations and art books will be for sale.
  • This year’s exhibition and film Paul Soldner: Playing with Fireproduced by the American Museum of Ceramic Art, will feature one of Claremont’s long-time ceramic artists.
  • Join in Art Activities for kids and families. A Music Stage will feature local performers. Festive foods will be served with traditional Jamaica punch.
The Padua Hills Art Fiesta originated in 1953 for local artists to bring art into the community. The studio art movement that flourished here in the 1950s centered on the use of natural materials and traditional sensibilities. Visitors came from miles around to meet the artists and watch “art in action” at the popular festival. In 2011, the Claremont Museum of Art revived this tradition with a new generation of artists sharing their talents.
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Claremont Museum of Art
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, November 3, 11am to 4pm
Contact Information:
$5 for adults, free for CMA members and children under 18
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