Holiday Craft Night
Thursday, December 7, 2017 (6 PM to 8 PM)
Spend a family friendly evening at the Museum creating greeting cards, holiday ornaments and enter a chance to win prizes. Free admission. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.
Trunk Show and Lecture: Quilted Pages
Saturday, December 9, 2017 (2:00 PM to 3:30 PM)
Learn about American history through African American quilts with artist and author Allyson Allen. The presentation includes an overview of antebellum and slave era reproduction quilts. Free admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.
Celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Museum Building
Saturday, December 16, 2017 (2:00 PM to 3:30 PM)
Built in 1937 with Works Progress Administration funds, this Mediterranean style building served as City Hall until 1979. Join the Museum for a presentation and behind the scenes tour of the Museum building with Museum Board President pro Tem, Ontario Heritage Board Member and Museum Docent Joe Caskey. Free admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.
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.