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Ontario Museum of History & Art

July 2019

Free

On the Dance Floor: Hula Hoop

Ontario Museum of History & Art 225 South Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762 United States

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.

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Museum Explorers: Imagineering with Cardboard!

Ontario Museum of History & Art 225 South Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762 United States

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 art2art Circulating Exhibitions

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Girl Scout and Boy Scout Night: At the Museum

Ontario Museum of History & Art 225 South Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762 United States

Calling all Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops! Join the Museum for an evening of fun with games and drop-in art workshops. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information call, (909) 395-2510.

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August 2019

Free

Book Chat: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Ontario Museum of History & Art 225 South Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762 United States

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 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM. For more information, call (909) 395-2510. *Books are limited and there is an active waitlist. For more information call, (909)…

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

Ontario Museum of History & Art 225 South Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762 United States

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 call, (909) 395-2510.

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Día de los Muertos Ornament Workshop

Ontario Museum of History & Art 225 South Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762 United States

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 exhibit at the Ontario Museum of History & Art. A reception for artists will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1 PM. Materials…

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September 2019

Free

Museum 40th Anniversary Celebration

Ontario Museum of History & Art 225 South Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762 United States

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 will include artist demos, a dance performance, a tasting of local wines. Remarks at 6:30 PM. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Reservations…

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Afternoon for Educators: Día de los Muertos and the Xoloitzcuintli

Ontario Museum of History & Art 225 South Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762 United States

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 Admission. For more information call, (909) 395-2510.

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Gallery Guide Training for Día de los Muertos Exhibit

Ontario Museum of History & Art 225 South Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762 United States

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 and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information call, (909) 395-2510.

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Guided Tour of the Museum’s Garden

Ontario Museum of History & Art 225 South Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762 United States

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 tours are subject to availability. Reservations are required. Free Admission. For more information call, (909) 395-2510.

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October 2019

Ontario Festival of the Arts

October 19 @ 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Chaffey Community Museum of Art, 217 South Lemon Avenue
Ontario, CA 91761-1623 United States
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The City of Ontario with Chaffey Community Museum of Art (CCMA) are partnering to bring a special blend of arts and culture for year two of the Ontario Festival of the Arts themed “Celebrate Our Story.” This FREE event will take place on Saturday, October 19 from 11 AM to 7 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…

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