FREE PUBLIC PROGRAMS
Celebrating…the Spirit of Volunteerism!
Saturday, September 20, 2014 (5 PM to 7 PM)
Limited seating, reservations required (909) 395-2510
Did you know that in 1983 the Friends of the Museum, a solely volunteer organization, was created to help establish Museum of History and Art, Ontario? The Museum of History and Art, Ontario Associates (formerly the Friends of the Museum) would like to celebrate all museum volunteers with a Volunteer Recognition Event on Saturday, September 20, from 5 PM to 7 PM. Learn the legacy and impact of volunteerism on the organization. For more information, please call (909) 395-2510.
Docent Ruby Leavitt, Courtesy of the Museum of History and Art, Ontario
ONE WORLD Film Screening
Thursday, September 25, 2014 (6 PM to 8 PM)
Limited seating; reservations required (909) 395-2510
Palm Springs International Film Society presents ONE WORLD, a traveling program of short films from around the globe. The film screening will be followed by a lively discussion with Palm Springs International Film Festival Artistic Director Helen du Toit. ONE WORLD is supported by a grant from the James Irvine Foundation.
Reception for the El Día de Los Muertos Artists
Saturday, October 4, 2014 (1 PM to 3 PM)
Open to the public, free admission
Come out to the museum to meet the artists and mask makers featured in this year’s exhibit.
Museum’s 35th Anniversary Celebration
Thursday, October 16, 2014 (3 to 6 PM)
Reservations required (909) 395-2510
The Museum of History and Art, Ontario is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a new exhibit commemorating the legacy of the organization. This open house event is scheduled on Thursday, October 16, from 3 PM to 6 PM. Please join us as we acknowledge our rich past by unveiling over twenty years of accomplishments, volunteerism, events and programming. The evening will also highlight upcoming projects and ambitions as the museum looks forward into the future.
El Día de Los Muertos Family Discovery Day
Saturday, November 1, 2014 (12 to 4 PM)
Free to the public
Celebrate the cultural holiday, El Día de Los Muertos in this fun Family Discovery Day program. This event to include: artist-led workshops, storytelling and hands-on art stations throughout the Museum. Remember loved-ones and share in this artistic and cultural family event. For more information call (909) 395-2510.
Neighborhood Open House & El Día de Los Muertos Closing Reception
Thursday, November 13, 2014 (5 PM to 6:45 PM)
Join us as we welcome neighbors and members of the community to experience the offerings of both the Museum of History and Art, Ontario, and the Chaffey Community Museum of Art (CCMA). Docents will be available for your cultural enjoyment during the open house! At 7 PM, artist Karen Carlson will be featured as part of CCMA’s Second Thursday program.