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Upcoming Events

JANUARY

BOOK CHAT
The Underground Railroad: A Novel
Saturday, January 6, 2018 (12 PM to 4 PM)
Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize Winner and Oprah Book Club Pick) is a tale of one woman’s ferocious will to escape slavery. Join the Museum for a book chat moderated by Sheila Marchbanks. Participants will share ideas and opinions about the book. Books are available at the Museum Store, Ontario City Library, online, or at a local bookstore. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Refreshments are from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.  
 
Lecture: The Citrus Industry in the Inland Empire
Thursday, January 11, 2018 (6 PM to 8 PM)
January is National Citrus Month! Join us for a lecture with Dr. Vince Moses, former director of the Riverside Metropolitan Museum and learn about the citrus industry in the Inland Empire. Theresa Hanley, Executive Director of the Reeder Citrus Ranch, a City of Montclair Historical Landmark, will highlight the history of the organization and its role in the citrus industry of the San Bernardino Valley. A small tasting of local citrus is included. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.  
 
On the Dance Floor: African Dance
Friday, January 19, 2018 (6:00 to 7:30 PM)
Explore African dance with a dance class led by Bre Dance Studio. All levels of dance experience are welcome! Space is limited. Reservations required. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.  
 
Diversity and Inclusion Exhibit Reception and Artist Talk
Saturday, January 27, 2018 (2 PM to 4 PM)
Meet the artists of the Diversity and Inclusion exhibit and attend an Artist Talk highlighting the exhibit topics. Light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Artist talk begins at 2:30 PM. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.

FEBRUARY

Lunar New Year Exhibit Reception
Saturday, February 10, 2018 (2 PM to 4 PM)
Meet the artists featured in the Lunar New Year exhibit. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.
 
Handmade Journal Workshop
Thursday, February 15, 2018 (6 PM to 8 PM)
Create your own unique handmade journal in a workshop led by textile and book artist Allyson Allen. Combine scrapbook papers with recycled flyers and envelopes to create a fun journal. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.
 
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
Saturday, February 24, 2018 (10 AM to 12 PM) and (2 PM to 4 PM)
Celebrate Lunar New Year and the year of the dog through a Chinese calligraphy workshop with artist Shantien Tom Chow. All levels and ages are welcome! Materials will be provided. Seating is limited. Two time slots are available. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.

MARCH

Lecture: Kay Presto on Motorsports and the Media
Saturday, March 17, 2018 (2:00 to 3:30 PM)
An award-winning motorsports broadcaster and photojournalist, Kay Presto is the accomplished author of Chasing the Checkered Flag a middle grade go-karting mystery novel. Learn about Presto’s career trajectory and about her experience covering motorsports as a female reporter. Reservations Required. Book will be available for purchase. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.
 
Highlights from the Collection: Hotpoint
Sunday, March 25, 2018 (2:00 PM to 3:30 PM)
Join the Ontario Museum of History & Art’s Curator of Collections Michelle Sifuentes to learn about Earl H. Richardson and the history of Hotpoint (later General Electric). Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.
 
Great Adventure Enrichment Program: Spring Break Edition
Monday, March 26, 2018 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM)  
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM)
Friday, March 30, 2018 (8:30 AM to 5:00 PM)
Participants will explore art and science through gallery tours, garden explorations, dance, and individual and collaborative art projects. Participants will showcase their projects with an exhibit for families and friends on Friday, March 30, 2018 (4 PM to 5 PM). Ages 8-12. Lunch will not be provided. Please bring a sack lunch for each date. Seating is limited. Participants are required to attend all three sessions. Reservations and application required. Please call or email for application at (909) 395–2510 or museuminfo@ontarioca.gov. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.
 

 

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