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Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts

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If you are interested in art and enchanting story of ceramist Beatrice Wood, the Beatrice Wood... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Palos Verdes Estates, California
A special place!

Visiting cousins in Ojai and my one request was to visit the Center. I didn't really know that... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
New York City, New York
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Admission $5.00 per person for Self-guided Tours Guided Tours are $10.00 per person and presented at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Led by Kevin Wallace, Director of the Center, the guided tour includes the Permanent Collection, Current Exhibitions, and...more
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8585 Ojai Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-9351
+1 805-646-3381
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am not knowledgeable about ceramics, so I was not primarily drawn to visit the Center for the quality of her work, but I came to visit because I was so intrigued about the life of Beatrice Wood. The Center is located in a pastoral...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jean S
Reviewed October 27, 2018

If you are interested in art and enchanting story of ceramist Beatrice Wood, the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts is well worth a visit. Center Director Kevin Wallace and his wife treated my group of 12 friends to a wonderful private experience -- slide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PVJune
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Visiting cousins in Ojai and my one request was to visit the Center. I didn't really know that there was an American woman connected to the Dada movement. We went last week on a very hot, dry Ojai day. What a welcoming home and art...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Such a great day of learning in an amazing atmosphere. Followed by a fabulous lunch, created by Kevin!! I cannot wait for my next visit !!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lloshannon
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Visiting the home and creative center of Beatrice Wood is a treat. To spend time strolling the grounds and studio while surrounded by endless creativity is an experience not to be missed. But don't miss the gallery where you will see exhibits by some of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dhedding
Reviewed June 21, 2018

The Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts provides wonderful history, beautiful art and a breathtaking view. You'll learn the 105 year old life story of the extraordinary Beatrice Wood and her personal journey through the worlds of theater, modern art and spirituality that spans the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this museum. I love that it is Beato''s house and studio. I wish there were more artists that had access to her glazes. I love my purchases!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pati N
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is a studio-like setting that shows much of Beatrice Wood's (BEATO) ceramic glazes for which she was famous. Also her very whimsical clay figures and objects. She had an unfettered spirit and it showed.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank phred2505
Reviewed March 14, 2018

The Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts is a magical place! One can sense the presence of the unconventional, revolutionary, potter, called "Beato" by those who loved her. The studio is as she left it when she passed at age 105, 19 years ago. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jane13403
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

The workshop at the Center was so inspiring. Jon Keenan is a marvelous potter and a generous teacher. Having the opportunity to make work at Beatrice's home, in her studio, using her tools was amazing. Whether you go just to visit and view a show...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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April 15, 2017|
Response from artistwriterguy | Property representative |
We are open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 11 to 5.