Ontario Museum of History & Art

225 S Euclid Ave, Ontario, CA 91762, United States | (909) 395-2510

The purpose of the Museum of History & Art, Ontario is to promote knowledge and understanding of the history, art, and cultural traditions of the greater Ontario area in a broad context.

The Museum will serve and enrich the community by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the history of Ontario and its region through exhibitions, educational programs, lectures, publications and other community events.

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Events hosted by this organization

Jul 18

On the Dance Floor: Hula Hoop

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Summer is here. Join us for an evening of hula hoop basics and learn dance moves to incorporate into your workout routine. Hula hoops will be provided and will also be available for sale. All levels of dance experience are welcome. Space is limited. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information call, (909) 395-2510.

Jul 20

Museum Explorers: Imagineering with Cardboard!

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Explore the Bill Owens: Suburbia’s exhibit theme of the home with a guided tour and by creating your own work of art/home! Families are encouraged to attend with children ages 5 to 11. Materials will be provided. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information call, (909) 395-2510. © Bill Owens Archive. Exhibit is organized by […]

Aug 10

Book Chat: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Join us for a book chat moderated by Sheila Marchbanks about Becoming by former First Lady Michelle Obama. Participants will share ideas and opinions about the book. Books are available at the Museum Store, Ovitt Family Community Library*, or online. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Reservations Required. Free Admission. Refreshments served from […]

Aug 17

Book Presentation: The Seven Lost Ranchos of Our Inland Valley with Bob Smith

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Bob Smith, writer and illustrator of the Seven Lost Ranchos of the Our Inland Valley, will present his coloring book focusing on local history. Learn about historical figures that called the Inland Valley home. Books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information […]

Aug 29

Día de los Muertos Ornament Workshop

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Preparations for the Ontario Museum of History & Art’s Día de los Muertos exhibit start in the summer! Design your own Día de los Muertos ornament and enter the city-wide contest, co-hosted by the Community Life & Culture Agency in the City of Ontario. All ornaments are featured in the annual Día de los Muertos […]

Sep 6

Museum 40th Anniversary Celebration

Ontario Museum of History & Art

On this date, 40 years ago, the Ontario Museum of History & Art was founded! Our supporters are the lifelines of the Museum, and we certainly would not be commemorating 40 successful years without our biggest ambassadors. Let us celebrate you: members, arts leaders, educators, students, local residents, for all of your support. The program […]

Sep 26

Afternoon for Educators: Día de los Muertos and the Xoloitzcuintli

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Learn about the upcoming Día de los Muertos exhibit, free docent-led tours, and how you can integrate Día de los Muertos into your curriculum. Receive a free resource packet and participate in a mini art workshop dedicated to the Xoloitzcuintli, the Mexican hairless dog. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Reservations Required. Free […]

Sep 28

Gallery Guide Training for Día de los Muertos Exhibit

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Join the Museum’s team of volunteer Gallery Guides to help engage visitors on Saturday afternoons in the Día de los Muertos exhibit. High School students and adults are encouraged to attend. Training materials will be provided. To apply, fill out a Gallery Guide application under the City of Ontario’s Volunteer Opportunities at www.ontarioca.gov. Light refreshments […]

Sep 28

Guided Tour of the Museum’s Garden

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Discover the Museum’s water conservation landscape: its plants, water conserving features, and the Museum’s building history with a guided tour. Please meet your tour guide at the Museum front desk. Tours will take place outdoors on a flat, gravel surface. All participants will receive a small plant. Tours are available in English and Spanish. Spanish […]