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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

June

Exhibit Reception
Express, Explore, Experience: A Dynamic Display of Armstrong Community Center Artists
Thursday, June 8, 2017 (6 PM to 8 PM)
Join the Museum in celebrating local residents enrolled in courses at the City of Ontario’s Armstrong Community Center. Meet the artists and learn how you can sign up for an art class at the Armstrong Community Center. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Free Admission. For more information call (909) 395-2510.
 
 Express

Great Adventure Arts Enrichment Program
Monday, June 12, 2017 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM)
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM)
Friday, June 16, 2017 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM)
Participants will explore local history and art through gallery tours, garden explorations, dance, and individual and collaborative art projects. Participants will showcase their projects for families and friends on Saturday, June 17 (2 PM to 4 PM). Ages 8-12. Lunch will not be provided. Please bring sack lunch. Seating is limited. Reservations and Application Required. Free Admission. For more information call (909) 395-2510.  For an application see below.  E-mail form to museuminfo@ontarioca.gov.
 
Great Adventure Showcase
Saturday, June 17, 2017 (2 PM to 4 PM)
The Museum’s first Summer Arts Enrichment Program for youth is showcasing their self-curated art exhibition and performances. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Free Admission. For more information call (909) 395-2510.
 
Docent Graduation
Saturday, June 24, 2017 (2 PM to 4 PM)
Celebrate the new graduating class of 2017 and learn about the docent program. Museum docents have been key in providing tours for 2,500 students every year. Come celebrate the new graduating class! Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Free Admission. For more information call (909) 395-2510.
 
Highlights from the Collection: All States Picnic
Sunday, June 25, 2017 (2:00 PM to 3:30 PM)
Originally started in 1916, the All States Picnic was held on Euclid Avenue and drew 100,000 people. Join Curator of Collections Michelle Sifuentes and learn about the history of the All States Picnic. Free Admission. Reservations required. For more information or reservations, please call (909) 395-2510.  
 
All State Picnic

July

Lecture: Wild Foods with Michael A. Brown
Saturday, July 8, 2017 (2 PM to 4 PM)
Your neighborhood grocery store is full of vegetables, nuts, seeds, and fruits that were essential to indigenous groups of California. Enjoy a presentation by Cal Poly Pomona Bio Trek Curator, Michael A. Brown and learn about wild foods, their historical uses and inclusion in cuisine today. Free admission. Reservations required.  For more information or to make a reservation call (909) 395-2510.
 
Girl Scout and Boy Scout Night at the Museum: Fun with Comics
Thursday, July 13, 2017 (6 PM to 8 PM)
Calling all Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops! Join the Museum for an evening of fun with hands-on art workshops. Troops have the opportunity to enter a team in the scavenger hunt and an opportunity to win prizes! Free admission. Reservations required. For more information or to make a reservation call (909) 395-2510.
 
Print-Mania!
Saturday, July 22, 2017 (1 PM to 4 PM)
Explore Beyond Words, an exhibit about printmaking and comics. Participate in a docent-led tour of the exhibit and have fun with art workshops! Free admission. For more information call (909) 395-2510.

August

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-founder of the Latino Comics Expo, presents his work and teaches participants how to plan, design and create a short comic book. The workshop will begin with a talk relating to the exhibit Beyond Words and how cartoonists are still using the principles of narrative storytelling. Materials will be provided. Free admission. Seating is limited. Reservations required. For more information or to make a reservation call (909) 395-2510.
 
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-wide contest, co-hosted by the Ovitt Family Community Library, Recreation & Community Services Department and the Ontario Museum of History & Art. The winners of each age group are featured in the annual Día de los Muertos exhibit. Materials will be provided. Free admission. Seating is limited. Reservations required. For more information or to make a reservation call (909) 395-2510.
 
Society of Photo-Realists Exhibit: Artist Reception
Saturday, August 19, 2017 (2 PM to 4 PM)
Meet the members of the Society of Photo-Realists featured in the exhibit. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Free admission. Seating is limited. Reservations required. For more information or to make a reservation call (909) 395-2510.
 
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 evening of hip hop and hustle dance classes with Bre Dance Studio. All levels of dance experience are welcome! Free admission. Space is limited. Reservations required. For more information or to make a reservation call (909) 395-2510.
 
Society of Photo-Realists Exhibit: Art Demonstration
Saturday, August 26, 2017 (12 PM to 4 PM)
Meet the exhibiting artists as they create in the gallery. The Society of Photo-Realists will be demonstrating their talents in person and are available for questions, discussion and sharing knowledge. Free Admission. For more information call (909) 395-2510.

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