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Ontario Museum of History & Art

January 2020

Community Reception Shaping Wood, Shaping Artists: Sam Maloof

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

Celebrate the exhibit opening of Shaping Wood, Shaping Artists: Sam Maloof, jointly exhibited at the Ontario Museum of History & Art and the Chaffey Community Museum of Art. The exhibit highlights the legacy of a world renown craftsman. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.

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Panel Discussion: Re-Constructing Sam Maloof

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

Join us for a panel discussion with Museum staff and artists featured in the exhibit Shaping Wood, Shaping Artists: Sam Maloof, jointly exhibited at the Ontario Museum of History & Art and the Chaffey Community Museum of Art. The panel discussion will take place at the Ontario Museum of History & Art. Free Admission.

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February 2020

Art Appreciation Presentation with Artist Allyson Allen: African American Artists You Should Know

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

Learn about African American artists through a presentation by artist and author Allyson Allen. The presentation includes an overview of emerging and established artists. Reservations Required. Seating is limited. Free Admission. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.

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Museum Staff-Led Gallery Tours of Sam Maloof: Shaping Wood, Shaping Artists

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

Staff-Led Gallery tours are a great way to learn behind-the-scenes details about current exhibits and meet other art enthusiasts. Join us for a special tour of the Shaping Wood, Shaping Artists: Sam Maloof, jointly exhibited at the Ontario Museum of History & Art and the Chaffey Community Museum of Art. The tour will begin at the Ontario Museum of History & Art and will continue to the Chaffey Community Museum of Art. Reservations Required. Seating is limited. Free Admission. For…

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$35

Bus Tour to the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for the Arts and Crafts

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

Experience a docent-led tour of the historic home of Sam and Alfreda Maloof. Learn about the life of Sam Maloof, view his furniture in his own home as well as the art he collected. Tour begins with a shuttle ride from the Ontario Museum of History & Art. The bus will start seating passengers at 9:45 AM. A boxed lunch will be included. Bus tour fee is $35 for members and $40 for non-members. Seating is limited. Reservations required. For…

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March 2020

Museum Explorers: Portraits and Sculptures!

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

Learn how to create your own portrait from found materials with artist Lauren Verdugo. Verdugo’s sculptures and furniture are featured in the Shaping Wood, Shaping Artists: Sam Maloof exhibit at the Chaffey Community Museum of Art, across the street from the Ontario Museum of History & Art. Families are encouraged to attend with children ages 9 and up. Materials will be provided. For more information, call (909) 395-2510. Image courtesy of Lauren Verdugo.

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$15 – $25

Bus Tour of Sam Maloof Treasures in Claremont and Lunch

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

Join us for a bus tour of local historic sites that exhibit Sam Maloof furniture with a tour led by Claremont Heritage Director, David Shearer. Sites include the United Church of Christ, the School of Theology Chapel, and the Garrison Theater in Claremont. The bus tour will include lunch at a local restaurant. Participants are responsible for purchasing their own lunch. Tour begins with a shuttle ride from the Ontario Museum of History & Art. Seating begins at 9:45 AM.…

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Members only.

Members Only: Meet and Greet with Ann Kovara, Architect and Writer

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

Meet Ann Kovara, AIA Emeritus, architect and author of Moving Sam Maloof: Saving an American Woodworking Legend's Home & Workshops before her book presentation and signing. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Reservations required. For more information, call (909) 395-2510.

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Book Presentation and Book Signing with Ann Kovara, AIA Emeritus on Moving Sam Maloof: Saving an American Woodworking Legend’s Home & Workshops

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

Join us at the Museum for a presentation and book signing by author, architect, and former Maloof Relocation Project Construction Manager, Ann Kovara regarding her book, Moving Sam Maloof: Saving an American Woodworking Legend’s Home & Workshops. Her talk will focus on Sam Maloof (1916–2009), a world-class woodworker and the move of the Maloof historic residence and woodworking studios from the 210-freeway extension right-of-way, and how the new property’s reconstruction fulfills the standards of the National Register of Historic Places.…

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September 2020

Ontario Festival of the Arts

Chaffey Community Museum of Art 217 South Lemon Avenue
Ontario, CA 91761-1623 United States

The City of Ontario with Chaffey Community Museum of Art (CCMA) are partnering to bring a special blend of arts and culture for year three of the Ontario Festival of the Arts.  This FREE event will take place on Saturday, September 12 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 Arts will create a…

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