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Ontario Museum of History & Art is a welcoming place that reflects pride in who we are, where we live and our legacy.

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Ontario Museum of History & Art enhances knowledge and understanding of our community through dynamic and vibrant experiences.

 Beyond Words

Beyond Words: Visual Narratives from the Block Book to the Graphic Novel

Thursday, July 6 to Sunday August 6, 2017

Explore how woodcuts, engravings, comic strips, and graphic novels are part of a long tradition of storytelling. The works in Beyond Words are from the Rare Book Collection and the Comic Art Collection in the Division of Special Collections, Archives, and Rare Books at the University of Missouri Libraries. For more information call (909) 395-2510.

Beyond Words is a program of Exhibits USA and the National Endowments for the Arts.
Image Credit: Famous Funnies, c. 1936; 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, ink on paper; Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries, Special Collections.

Upcoming Events

Comic Book Lecture and Workshop Saturday, August 5, 2017 (2:00 PM to 3:30 PM) Artist Javier Hernández, creator of El Muerto and co-f... Read More
Día de los Muertos Workshop Saturday, August 19, 2017 (12 PM to 2 PM) Design your own Día de los Muertos ornament and enter the city... Read More
Society of Photo-Realists Exhibit: Artist Reception Saturday, August 19, 2017 (2 PM to 4 PM) Meet the members of the Society of Photo... Read More
On the Dance Floor: Hip Hop and Hustle Thursday, August 24, 2017 (6:00 PM to 7:30 PM) Put on your dance shoes and join us for an eve... Read More

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