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

Feb 21

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Feb 21

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Feb 21

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Feb 21

Painting/Mixed Media Workshop: Visual Rhetoric

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Learn basic painting and mixed media techniques with a class led by artist and educator Richard May. May will focus on images and text of the civil rights/black power movement. Materials will be provided. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Seating is limited. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510. Photo Credit: […]

Feb 22

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Feb 22

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Feb 22

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Feb 23

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Feb 23

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Feb 23

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Feb 24

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Feb 24

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Feb 24

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Feb 26

On the Dance Floor: The 1960s

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Hit the dance floor and learn how to groove to the sounds of the 1960s with a class led by Clifford Breland from Bre Dance Studio. All levels of dance experience are welcome! Space is limited. Reservations Required. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.

Feb 28

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Feb 28

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Feb 28

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 1

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 1

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Mar 1

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 2

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 2

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Mar 2

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 3

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 3

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Mar 3

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 7

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 7

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Mar 7

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 7

Handmade Journal Workshop

Ontario Museum of History & Art

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.

Mar 8

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 8

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Mar 8

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 9

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 9

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Mar 9

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 10

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 10

Black and White in Black and White: Images of Dignity, Hope, and Diversity in America (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 Enter the optimistic era of “The New Negro Movement” through the photographs of African American photographer John Johnson. His ennobling portraits, taken from 1910-1925, reveal the dignity and hope of his friends and neighbors during this time of great promise for African Americans. Organized by Exhibit […]

Mar 10

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 14

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 14

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 15

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 15

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 16

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 16

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 17

Danny Lyon: Memories of Southern Civil Rights (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 Based upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibit brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while traveling through the United States documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Lyon began his photographic career as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a […]

Mar 17

Jerry Weems: Visual Histories (Exhibit on Display)

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Jerry Weems is a visual storyteller, highlighting the stories of people and places that had a significant impact on African American life today. Jerry Weems: Visual Histories, on display from Thursday, January 31, 2019 thru Sunday, March 17, 2019, is a reflection of Weems childhood memories. Growing up in the Deep South during the 1960s […]

Mar 24

Highlights from the Collection: John S. Armstrong and the Armstrong Nursery

Ontario Museum of History & Art

John S. Armstrong arrived in Southern California from Canada in 1889, little did the 23 year old know he would go on to create the Armstrong Nursery empire. Join the Ontario Museum of History & Art’s Curator of Collections, Michelle Sifuentes to learn about John S. Armstrong and the Armstrong Nursery. Reservations Required. Free Admission. […]

Mar 25

Great Adventure Enrichment Program: Spring Break Edition

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Great Adventure Enrichment Program: Spring Break Edition Monday, March 25, 2019 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) Friday, March 29, 2019 (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 […]

Mar 27

Great Adventure Enrichment Program: Spring Break Edition

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Monday, March 25, 2019 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) Friday, March 29, 2019 (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 […]

Mar 29

Great Adventure Enrichment Program: Spring Break Edition

Ontario Museum of History & Art

Monday, March 25, 2019 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) Friday, March 29, 2019 (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 […]