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Inaugural Festival of the Arts Themed “Introducing the Arts District”

The City of Ontario with Chaffey Community Museum of Art (CCMA) are partnering to bring a special blend of arts and culture and will be hosting the Inaugural Festival of the Arts themed “Introducing the Arts District.” This FREE event will take place on Saturday, September 15 from 11 AM to 6 PM at the Ontario Museum of History & Art and the Chaffey Community Museum of Art, generally located at 217 South Lemon Avenue, Ontario, CA 91761.

The Festival of the Arts will create a marketplace for functional, decorative and visual artist to display and sell their work. The Festival of the Arts will bring various non-profit organizations in the arts and culture community for a day filled with fun, arts and culture.

Activities for the day will hold visual and performing arts with artist booths, art demonstrations, art instruction, maker machines, display of historic artifacts, ephemera, live musical performances and feature a mini-historic walking tour of the Arts District.

Applications are currently being accepted for participation in this event. For additional information and to submit an application, visit www.ontarioarts.org/festival.

For more information about the Ontario Festival of the Arts, please contact the city of Ontario’s Community Life & Culture Agency at ontarioarts@ontarioca.gov or (909) 395-2222. 

About the Community Life & Culture Agency
The City of Ontario’s new Community Life & Culture Agency brings the Ontario City Library, Recreation & Community Services Department, Ontario Museum of History & Art and the burgeoning arts and culture program all under one umbrella so there will be synergy in providing activities, events and exhibitions to the community.  For more information about the new Agency, please contact (909) 395-2222. 

About the City of Ontario
The City of Ontario is Leading the Way in creating urban lifestyle districts that create sustainable places to live, work and play. Located just 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, the City of Ontario is ideally situated as Southern California’s gateway. With three major interstates, two railroads and the Ontario International Airport, Ontario offers direct access from Los Angeles to the rest of California, and to North America. With approximately 170,000 residents and residential development on the rise, Ontario looks to double its population in the next 20 years, making it one of the 100 most populated Cities in the nation. Complementing its business and residential core, Ontario dazzles with its amenities such as the Ontario Convention Center, Citizens Business Bank Arena, and the Ontario Mills Mall. To learn more about the City of Ontario, visit www.ontarioca.gov or call (909) 395-2000.

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