Art Links

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA:

Gamble House, Pasadena, CA:

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA:

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA:

Mingei International Museum, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA:

National Trust for Historic Preservation Historic Artists Homes and Studios (Sam Maloof Historic Residence and Woodworking Studio)

Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA:

Rancho Cucamonga Community Events Calendar:

Sam Maloof Woodworker Inc., Alta Loma, CA:

Scripps College, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA:

williamson-gallery Textile Museum, Washington, DC:

Garden Links

The Metropolitan Water District is a long-time supporter of water-wise practices. A grant from the MWD was instrumental in creating this garden. They offer useful information on water-wise gardening and common-sense water conservation in general.


The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. An excellent garden of California Natives with many resources for the local gardener including extensive classes and a large annual plant sale.

Rancho Santa Ana also maintains a hotline and e-mail for native plant gardening: Native Plant Garden Hotline Ph: (909) 624-0838or email:


The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants Inc. is a highly-respected resource for native plant gardeners with gardening information and instructions, as well as providing information on viewing wildflower blooms each spring and a major source of native plant seeds.


The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is dedicated to research, education and conservation, and display of California native plants.


For information on creating a wildlife friendly habitat in your garden, and applying for the Certified Wildlife Habitat designation for your home garden.


U.C Davis Agriculture and Natural Resources maintains an extensive web site of general information for both gardeners and agriculture. There is extensive help for watering, pest management, and many other topics. This is also the sponsor and home site for the Master Gardeners program.


There are several commercial nurseries that actively support native and Mediterranean plants. These include the Tree of Life Nursery and Native Sons Nursery.


For those budding young gardeners, here is a "Kids Guide to Planting a Flower Garden"


Claremont Garden Club. Meetings are free and open to all. They are held on the second Wednesdays of most months at the Napier Center in PIlgrim Place, 660 Avery Rd. Claremont, CA. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments and socializing and the talks begin at 7:00p.m. 


"I enjoy coming to the Maloof house - and often bring friends and family there. The place is wonderful, the house and grounds - the gift store - everything is a true delight. The staff is always very nice. Thanks for being there to all."  - Melissa 


"Excellent presentation superior cultural-historical-artistic resource.." - Jane


“This is a very special place, dedicated to one of the great woodworkers of our time. ... It is visually stunning and at the same time presents a flow and feel of relaxation. I think you must see it some time. Put it on your bucket list! Special place to visit.”  -H. G. Smith


"What a genius Mr. Maloof was. I feel honored to have experienced this tour." - Liz

The Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts is a member of the Historic Artists' Homes and Studios program (HAHS) of the National Trust for Preservation.  HAHS is a coalition of 30 museums that were homes and working studios of American artists. Come, witness creativity!

Maloof Service Animal Policy

The Maloof welcomes all visitors, including those assisted by a service animal. Visitors with a registered service animal are permitted in all publicly accessible areas.


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The Maloof recognizes only dogs as Service Animals. These animals are specifically trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability. Guests who use service animals must retain control of their animal at all times, and are required to keep them on a leash or harness while visiting.


Emotional support animals are not recognized as service animals under the ADA; we apologize for the inconvenience, however, The Maloof is unable to accommodate them. 






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The Maloof is a Smoke Free Facility.

Smoking is not allowed anywhere

on the property or in the parking lots.







How does the state define an e-cigarette?

Tobacco product means “a product containing, made, or derived from tobacco or nicotine that is intended for human consumption [including] an electronic device that delivers nicotine or other vaporized liquids to the person inhaling from the device, including, but not limited to, an electronic cigarette, cigar, pipe, or hookah…”
Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 22950.5(d)(1) (2019)Cal. Health & Safety Code § 104495(8)(A) (2019)


Public Days & Hours:

Saturdays 10AM - 4PM

Gates open at 9:45AM


For Home Tours: 

Please click HERE for Home Tour information and times



General Information:

Phone 909.980.0412

Address: 5131 Carnelian St.

Alta Loma, CA 91701

(use Rancho Cucamonga for GPS)


Foundation Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM

The Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation Offices will be closed on the following holidays :

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Presidents' Day

Memorial Day

July 4th

Labor Day

Veterans Day


Christmas Eve


New Year's Eve

The Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts acknowledge the Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Tongva world, including the Los Angeles Basin, South Channel Islands, San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys, and portions of Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties) and are grateful to have the opportunity to work for the Taraaxatom (Indigenous peoples) in this place. As institutions located on unceded Indigenous land, we pay our respects to Honuukvetam (ancestors), 'Ahiihirom (elders), and ̓Evoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present, and emerging.

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