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Upcoming Events

November 

Family Discovery Day: Día de los Muertos
Saturday, November 5, 2016 (12:00 PM to 4:00 PM)
Celebrate Día de los Muertos through art workshops, live performances, a photo backdrop, and face painting for the whole family! Día de Los Muertos attire strongly encouraged - come dressed as a calaca (skeleton)! Free Admission. For more information please call (909) 395-2510.
 

Film Screening: Zootopia
Saturday, November 19, 2016 (Refreshments and crafts at 4:30 PM, film screening at 5:00 PM) 
Join us for a family day at the Museum! From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia (2016, Rated PG) is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. Light refreshments and crafts will be available before the film screening. Free Admission. Reservations required. For more information or reservations, please call (909) 395-2510. 

December

Reception, Curator Talk and Walkthrough of the Exhibit - Modern Quilts: Redesigning Traditions
Saturday, December 3, 2016 (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
Reception from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM, Walkthrough from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Join Guest Curator and Modern Quilter Georganna Hawley as she guides visitors through the exhibit and gives an in-depth talk on the unique look of Modern Quilts.  Light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Free Admission. Reservations required. For more information or reservations, please call (909) 395-2510. 
 
Highlights from the Collection: Ontario Rotary Police Museum
Sunday, December 11, 2016 (2:00 PM to 3:30 PM)
Join the Ontario Museum of History & Art’s Curator of Collections Michelle Sifuentes and the Ontario Rotary Police Museum to learn about the history of the Ontario Police Department. Both organizations will be displaying items from their collections for public view. Free Admission. Reservations required. For more information or reservations, please call (909) 395-2510. 
 
Music of Ontario: Bethel Congregational Church Trio
Saturday, December 17, 2016 (2:00 PM to 3:30 PM)
The historic Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ, located in downtown Ontario, regularly hosts the Southland Symphony Orchestra. Join us for a musical afternoon as the Museum highlights a trio of these local musicians. Free Admission. Reservations required. For more information or reservations, please call (909) 395-2510. 

January

Lecture and Trunk Show - Modern Quilting: Past, Present and Future
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 (6 PM to 8 PM)
Learn about the tradition of modern quilting, how it originated, where it is now, and what the future may hold, with presenter Latifah Saafir. The trunk show by Ms. Saafir will include a display of quilts. Free Admission Reservations Required. For more information or reservations, please call (909) 395-2510. 
 
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
Thursday, January 19, 2017 (6 PM to 8 PM)
Celebrate Lunar New Year and the year of the Rooster through a Chinese calligraphy workshop with artist Tom Chow.  All ages are welcome! Materials will be provided. Free Admission. Reservations Required. For more information or reservations, please call (909) 395-2510. 

Meet and Greet for Modern Quilters and Friends
Friday, January 20, 2017 (6 PM to 8 PM)
Meet Guest Curator Georganna Hawley and other modern quilters as they share the joy of making modern quilts. Light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Free Admission. Reservations required. For more information or reservations, please call (909) 395-2510. 

Evenings for Educators
Thursday, January 26, 2017 (4:00 PM to 5:30 PM)
Art for Living and Living for Art: The Common Core and Arts IntegrationLearn how you can bring your lesson plans to life by integrating an upcoming exhibit on the commercial work and creative process of renowned artists Millard Sheets, Tony Sheets, and Rick Caughman. Receive a free resource packet highlighting the Common Core and the arts. Light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Free Admission. Reservations required. For more information or reservations, please call (909) 395-2510. 

Gallery Guide Training: Art for Living and Living for Art
Saturday, January 28, 2017 (10 AM to 12 PM)
Join the Museum’s team of volunteer Gallery Guides. The Sheets, Sheets and Caughman: Art for Living and Living for Art exhibit needs Gallery Guides to engage visitors on Saturday afternoons. High School students and adults are encouraged to attend. To apply, submit an application at www.ontarioca.gov/jobs/volunteer-city. Free Admission. Reservations required.


For more information or reservations, please call (909) 395-2510.

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