Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts

Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts Sam Maloof (1916-2009), an internationally known woodworker, built his work/living compound over a period of 60 years. More than 100 examples of his distinctive furniture are on exhibition in the Historic Residence Museum.
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The Sam and Alfreda Maloof Compound, listed on the National Register for Historic Places in 2010, is owned and overseen by the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts. The Historic Residence Museum, along with Maloof's original furniture workshop, distinctive wood storage buildings and former guesthouse as well as the more recent Jacob's Education Center and Hanna Archival Conservatory are set within the 5.5 acre drought tolerant Maloof Discovery Garden.

The Sam and Alfreda Maloof Compound, listed on the National Register for Historic Places in 2010, is owned and overseen by the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts. The Historic Residence Museum, along with Maloof's original furniture workshop, distinctive wood storage buildings and former guesthouse as well as the more recent Jacob's Education Center and Hanna Archival Conservatory are set within the 5.5 acre drought tolerant Maloof Discovery Garden.

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Just a little teaser of our newest exhibition Artists' Hands, a new exhibition featuring works by more than two dozen ar...
05/26/2021

Just a little teaser of our newest exhibition Artists' Hands, a new exhibition featuring works by more than two dozen artists. Stop by the Maloof to see more! #art #artists #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse

Just a little teaser of our newest exhibition Artists' Hands, a new exhibition featuring works by more than two dozen artists. Stop by the Maloof to see more! #art #artists #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse

This weekend Lauren Verdugo leads a women’s woodworking workshop, making this gorgeous stool! #woodworking #woodworker #...
05/22/2021

This weekend Lauren Verdugo leads a women’s woodworking workshop, making this gorgeous stool! #woodworking #woodworker #womenwoodworkers #womenwoodworking #workshop #malooffoundation #maloof #sammaloof

This weekend Lauren Verdugo leads a women’s woodworking workshop, making this gorgeous stool! #woodworking #woodworker #womenwoodworkers #womenwoodworking #workshop #malooffoundation #maloof #sammaloof

Only 3 spots remain for our historic house tours for today! Book now and come see Sam and Alfreda’s beautiful house!
05/22/2021

Only 3 spots remain for our historic house tours for today! Book now and come see Sam and Alfreda’s beautiful house!

Only 3 spots remain for our historic house tours for today! Book now and come see Sam and Alfreda’s beautiful house!

New in our discovery garden! Martha Moran's sculptures can be found throughout our garden, a beautiful partnership betwe...
05/20/2021

New in our discovery garden! Martha Moran's sculptures can be found throughout our garden, a beautiful partnership between art and nature. The Maloof is open every Saturday from 10am-4pm. Visit malooffoundation.org for more information. We hope to see you soon! #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #gardens #nature #wildlife #art #artist

New in our discovery garden! Martha Moran's sculptures can be found throughout our garden, a beautiful partnership between art and nature. The Maloof is open every Saturday from 10am-4pm. Visit malooffoundation.org for more information. We hope to see you soon! #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #gardens #nature #wildlife #art #artist

Don't forget to make your historic house tour reservations! Stop by the Maloof this weekend for a walk in our garden, a ...
05/18/2021

Don't forget to make your historic house tour reservations! Stop by the Maloof this weekend for a walk in our garden, a tour through our historic house, or to visit the new gallery exhibit Artists' Hands. Just don't forget to bring your mask.
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For more information and to reserve historic house tour tickets, visit: https://www.malooffoundation.org/docent-led-tours.
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#malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse

Don't forget to make your historic house tour reservations! Stop by the Maloof this weekend for a walk in our garden, a tour through our historic house, or to visit the new gallery exhibit Artists' Hands. Just don't forget to bring your mask.
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For more information and to reserve historic house tour tickets, visit: https://www.malooffoundation.org/docent-led-tours.
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#malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse

Celebrate Beverly’s birthday this week with a trip to the Maloof Discovery Garden! As a passionate gardener, Beverly Mal...
05/14/2021

Celebrate Beverly’s birthday this week with a trip to the Maloof Discovery Garden! As a passionate gardener, Beverly Maloof has contributed immensely to the development of our waterwise garden. Happy Birthday Beverly!

Make your reservations at malooffoundation.org. #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #historichouse #gardens #nature #gardening

Celebrate Beverly’s birthday this week with a trip to the Maloof Discovery Garden! As a passionate gardener, Beverly Maloof has contributed immensely to the development of our waterwise garden. Happy Birthday Beverly!

Make your reservations at malooffoundation.org. #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #historichouse #gardens #nature #gardening

Bring a friend to the Maloof this Saturday and take a walk through our Discovery Garden. Our garden contains both native...
05/13/2021

Bring a friend to the Maloof this Saturday and take a walk through our Discovery Garden. Our garden contains both native plants and art by local artists, like this friendly piece by Raul Pizarro.
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Find out more about visiting the Maloof, open to the public every Saturday from 10am-4pm: malooffoundation.org.
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#malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #gardens #nature #wildlife #art #artist

Bring a friend to the Maloof this Saturday and take a walk through our Discovery Garden. Our garden contains both native plants and art by local artists, like this friendly piece by Raul Pizarro.
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Find out more about visiting the Maloof, open to the public every Saturday from 10am-4pm: malooffoundation.org.
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#malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #gardens #nature #wildlife #art #artist

The Maloof store is now open every Saturday from 10am-4pm. Stop by our store and check out local, hand-crafted, and one-...
05/10/2021

The Maloof store is now open every Saturday from 10am-4pm. Stop by our store and check out local, hand-crafted, and one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Don't forget to check out these beautiful Kathryn Hermann scarves in our store!

The Maloof store is now open every Saturday from 10am-4pm. Stop by our store and check out local, hand-crafted, and one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Don't forget to check out these beautiful Kathryn Hermann scarves in our store!

Happy Mother’s Day to Alfreda Ward Maloof and to all mothers!
05/09/2021

Happy Mother’s Day to Alfreda Ward Maloof and to all mothers!

Happy Mother’s Day to Alfreda Ward Maloof and to all mothers!

A new exhibition, Artists' Hands, featuring works by more than two dozen artists represented in the Maloof’s art collect...
05/05/2021

A new exhibition, Artists' Hands, featuring works by more than two dozen artists represented in the Maloof’s art collection will be on display beginning May 8th in the Joe and Vi Jacobs Education Center gallery.
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Artists’ Hands will spotlight works selected from the collection to reflect the Maloofs’ deep affinity for hand-crafted objects. Featured artists include Maloof contemporaries Bob Stocksdale, Kay Sekimachi, Harrison McIntosh, Maria Martinez, Otto and Gertrud Natzler, and Milford Zornes and others. Works by contemporary artists of the Inland Empire, including Glenn Griskoff, Gina Lawson-Eagan, Dan Romero, Anne Seltzer, Jeremy Sullivan, will also be on view.

05/02/2021

Welcome back to the Maloof! We are so excited to reopen our historic campus to the public. Whether you take a tour of the historic house, stop by our beautiful gift shop, or walk through our lush garden, we’re happy to see you again!

Don't forget to enter to win a spot in our Women's Woodworking Workshop! Lauren Verdugo will instruct participants in ma...
04/28/2021

Don't forget to enter to win a spot in our Women's Woodworking Workshop! Lauren Verdugo will instruct participants in making of a three-legged wooden stool inspired by Maloof’s own teaching of students during a 1963 trip to El Salvador. Each participant will saw, join, shape and finish an artful stool made of solid walnut.
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Participants for the workshop will be chosen in an online drawing conducted in partnership with Curious Publishing and the City of Rancho Cucamonga. No prior woodworking experience is required to enter or participate, and winners of the drawing will attend a May 22-23 workshop at The Maloof. No charge to enter; all entries must be submitted by midnight, April 30.
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For more information about the workshop and to enter, visit: https://mailchi.mp/malooffoundation/womens-workshop-contest.
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#malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #southerncalifornia #sanbernardino #inlandempire #workshop

The Maloof Store will reopen to the public starting Saturday, May 1, during tour hours. The store features selections fr...
04/27/2021

The Maloof Store will reopen to the public starting Saturday, May 1, during tour hours. The store features selections from local artists, including hand-crafted jewelry, clothing and decorative art, as well as ceramics and painted wood alebrijes by contemporary Mexican artists and craftspeople.
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Merchandise has been greatly expanded in the past year with the addition of specialty books, toys, table linens, gourmet food items, Southern California-themed souvenirs and Maloof-logo items including T-shirts and tote bags.
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The store also carries decorative items from the Sam Maloof Woodworker accessory line, made onsite at the Maloof compound. Proceeds from the store help to support Maloof Education programs in local public schools.
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For more information on reopening plans and to schedule a tour, visit malooffoundation.org.
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#malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse

The Maloof Store will reopen to the public starting Saturday, May 1, during tour hours. The store features selections from local artists, including hand-crafted jewelry, clothing and decorative art, as well as ceramics and painted wood alebrijes by contemporary Mexican artists and craftspeople.
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Merchandise has been greatly expanded in the past year with the addition of specialty books, toys, table linens, gourmet food items, Southern California-themed souvenirs and Maloof-logo items including T-shirts and tote bags.
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The store also carries decorative items from the Sam Maloof Woodworker accessory line, made onsite at the Maloof compound. Proceeds from the store help to support Maloof Education programs in local public schools.
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For more information on reopening plans and to schedule a tour, visit malooffoundation.org.
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#malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse

One week until we re-open to the public on May 1, 2021! Be sure to check our website for more information on re-opening ...
04/24/2021

One week until we re-open to the public on May 1, 2021! Be sure to check our website for more information on re-opening procedures and to make your reservations: malooffoundation.org. #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #southerncalifornia #sanbernardino #inlandempire

One week until we re-open to the public on May 1, 2021! Be sure to check our website for more information on re-opening procedures and to make your reservations: malooffoundation.org. #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #southerncalifornia #sanbernardino #inlandempire

Happy Earth Day! At the Maloof we care a lot about the natural world, which is why our garden is an integral part of our...
04/22/2021

Happy Earth Day!

At the Maloof we care a lot about the natural world, which is why our garden is an integral part of our historic site. Sam and Alfreda were always fond of their garden. In fact, this was Sam Maloof’s favorite fig tree.

#earthday #happyearthday #garden #nature #sammaloof #malooffoundation

Happy Earth Day!

At the Maloof we care a lot about the natural world, which is why our garden is an integral part of our historic site. Sam and Alfreda were always fond of their garden. In fact, this was Sam Maloof’s favorite fig tree.

#earthday #happyearthday #garden #nature #sammaloof #malooffoundation

Announcing a new Women's Woodworking Workshop led by Lauren Verdugo. The workshop will introduce participants to the mat...
04/20/2021

Announcing a new Women's Woodworking Workshop led by Lauren Verdugo. The workshop will introduce participants to the materials, tools and skills of woodworking in a furniture-making project inspired by the life and career of Sam Maloof. Verdugo’s “El Salvador Stool” workshop is one of three projects to be undertaken this spring to mark the reopening of The Maloof after more than a year of being closed to the public due to COVID.
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Participants for the workshop will be chosen in an online drawing conducted in partnership with Curious Publishing and the City of Rancho Cucamonga. No prior woodworking experience is required to enter or participate, and winners of the drawing will attend a May 22-23 workshop at The Maloof. No charge to enter; all entries must be submitted by midnight, April 30.
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For more information about the workshop and to enter, visit: https://mailchi.mp/malooffoundation/womens-workshop-contest.
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#malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #southerncalifornia #sanbernardino #inlandempire #workshop

Spotted in the Maloof Discovery Garden: Look at this beautiful Gulf Fritillary butterfly. Butterflies are pollinators, j...
04/18/2021

Spotted in the Maloof Discovery Garden: Look at this beautiful Gulf Fritillary butterfly. Butterflies are pollinators, just like bees, and they help our garden thrive. Thank you for visiting our garden, little butterfly! You can visit our garden soon as well, check out malooffoundation.org for more information on our reopening plans.

Spotted in the Maloof Discovery Garden: Look at this beautiful Gulf Fritillary butterfly. Butterflies are pollinators, just like bees, and they help our garden thrive. Thank you for visiting our garden, little butterfly! You can visit our garden soon as well, check out malooffoundation.org for more information on our reopening plans.

The Maloof is scheduled to re-open on May 1, 2021!  Learn about our opening procedures and make your reservations at mal...
04/16/2021

The Maloof is scheduled to re-open on May 1, 2021! Learn about our opening procedures and make your reservations at malooffoundation.org.
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The Maloof is scheduled to re-open on May 1, 2021! Learn about our opening procedures and make your reservations at malooffoundation.org.
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While we are still making preparations for visitors to return to visit the Maloof, you can still virtually visit us on o...
04/12/2021

While we are still making preparations for visitors to return to visit the Maloof, you can still virtually visit us on our website. Check out our online exhibitions, A Thriving Artist Community at: https://www.malooffoundation.org/a-thriving-artist-community-online. While you are on our website, please consider making a donation to support the mission of the Maloof Foundation. Our work is made possible because of supporters like you! #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #museumfromhome

While we are still making preparations for visitors to return to visit the Maloof, you can still virtually visit us on our website. Check out our online exhibitions, A Thriving Artist Community at: https://www.malooffoundation.org/a-thriving-artist-community-online. While you are on our website, please consider making a donation to support the mission of the Maloof Foundation. Our work is made possible because of supporters like you! #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #museumfromhome

04/11/2021

Some of the best parts of the Maloof historic house are the views! It’s easy to get engrossed in the art located in the gallery on the second floor of the Maloof house, but don’t forget to look out the windows and spot the gorgeous San Gabriel Mountains. #sangabrielmountains #sanbernardino #sammaloof #malooffoundation #historichomes #historichouse

The Maloof will begin taking reservations for Historic Home tours soon! We are putting the finishing touches on our prot...
04/03/2021

The Maloof will begin taking reservations for Historic Home tours soon! We are putting the finishing touches on our protocols and procedures to ensure everyone's safety. Follow us on social media, sign up for our email newsletter, or visit our website for reopening information. #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #southerncalifornia #sanbernardino #inlandempire

The Maloof will begin taking reservations for Historic Home tours soon! We are putting the finishing touches on our protocols and procedures to ensure everyone's safety. Follow us on social media, sign up for our email newsletter, or visit our website for reopening information. #malooffoundation #sammaloof #maloof #woodworking #woodworkers #furnituredesign #historichouse #southerncalifornia #sanbernardino #inlandempire

Join us on April 9 for an online maker talk with John Conver Lutz, who will discuss his diverse woodworking experiences....
04/01/2021

Join us on April 9 for an online maker talk with John Conver Lutz, who will discuss his diverse woodworking experiences. In addition to being a furniture builder himself and building his own 1800 style Colonial home, John has also had deep involvement working for the legendary George Nakashima Woodworkers and Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers.

#museumfromhome #malooffoundation #artisttalk #woodworking #woodworker #sammaloof

This Women’s History Month we are celebrating Beverly Maloof! Here is a picture of Beverly at the annual Mexican Folk Ar...
03/29/2021

This Women’s History Month we are celebrating Beverly Maloof! Here is a picture of Beverly at the annual Mexican Folk Art weekend. Beverly Maloof has always been an enthusiastic supporter of this Maloof tradition, which invites folk artists to the Maloof campus to sell their one-of-a-kind work and do live artist demonstrations. #womenshistorymonth #malooffoundation #folkart

This Women’s History Month we are celebrating Beverly Maloof! Here is a picture of Beverly at the annual Mexican Folk Art weekend. Beverly Maloof has always been an enthusiastic supporter of this Maloof tradition, which invites folk artists to the Maloof campus to sell their one-of-a-kind work and do live artist demonstrations. #womenshistorymonth #malooffoundation #folkart

03/25/2021

Today’s Hidden Gems are a series of sculptures by Stan Bitters located outside the breakfast nook of the Maloof historic house. #stanbitters #ceramics #ceramicart #ceramist #artist #sammaloof #malooffoundation #historichouse #historichomes

We are welcoming spring in the Maloof Discovery Garden! Spring is a time of new beginnings and hope for the future. What...
03/23/2021

We are welcoming spring in the Maloof Discovery Garden! Spring is a time of new beginnings and hope for the future. What are your hopes for the new season? Featuring art by Amy Lynn Stevenson. #malooffoundation #spring #art #nature #gardens #sammaloof

We are welcoming spring in the Maloof Discovery Garden! Spring is a time of new beginnings and hope for the future. What are your hopes for the new season? Featuring art by Amy Lynn Stevenson. #malooffoundation #spring #art #nature #gardens #sammaloof

Address

5131 Carnelian St
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
91701

General information

The Maloof Foundation is open to the public every Thursday and Saturday from 12-4PM. Tours: Maloof Legacy Tour - Thursday/Saturday at 1, 2 and 3PM - Advanced tickets are highly recommended as tours often sell out, and a ticket is the only way to gain entry to the historic home. - $10/adults $8/seniors 65+ $5/students and children under 17 - Tour the hand-built house and see the astonishing arts and crafts collection compiled by internationally known woodworker Sam Maloof and his wife Alfreda. - Click on "book now" on our page, or visit us at www.malooffoundation.org/tours.cfm to buy your tickets now. Maloof Master Craftsman Tour - Select Saturdays - 10am - RESERVATION REQUIRED - $50/person -Resident Artist Larry White, who worked alongside Sam Maloof for nearly half a century, takes visitors on an unforgettable, in-depth and deeply personal exploration of the Maloof legacy in woodworking design and innovation. This 3-hour journey covers the Maloof home, workshop, showroom and woodsheds. - Click on "book now" on our page, or visit us at www.malooffoundation.org/tours.cfm to buy your tickets now. Groups over 10: ADVANCED RESERVATION REQUIRED. Contact the Volunteer Manager at [email protected] to discuss bringing your group to the Maloof Founation. The Maloof Discovery Garden is available for self-guided tours and is free of charge.

Opening Hours

Thursday 12:00 - 16:00
Saturday 12:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(909) 980-0412

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