Welcome to the Chaffey Community Museum of Art
Main Gallery: Inspire!
Annual Members' Exhibit
November 13, 2014 – January 11, 2015
In this exhibit we honor our artist members, their ability to Insprie! and create beautiful works of art in a multitude of media and styles. From the exhibit, CCMA will be purchasing works for the Museum collection.
Through January 11, 2015.
South Gallery: Burnt Offerings
Curated by Karen Karlsson
October 30 – January 4, 2015
Burnt Offerings explores the varied artistic expressions possible using encaustic paint. An ancient medium made from beeswax, dammar resin and pigment, encaustic can produce myriad textures and forms and is known for its luminosity. The works in this exhibit highlight some of the most exciting Western artists working in encaustic today.
Through January 4, 2015.
Spotlight Gallery: Nacht zum TagOctober 16 – December 21, 2014
(Night into Day) – Kerry Kugelman
Kerry Kugelman’s abstract paintings reveal brooding, atmospheric spaces that evoke an air of mystery and possibility. Rooted in landscape, teeming with organic forms and textures, and orchestrated by a supernal light, the paintings suggest natural forms ranging in scale from the cellular to the cosmic. Sharp tonal contrasts and clouds of ink suspended in acrylic medium create rich surfaces that draw the viewer in, and suggest a mysterious voyage.
Through December 21, 2014.
Young Artist Alcove:
October 30 – November 30, 2014 From the artist:
"I enjoy drawing and creating art because it gives me comfort, comfort that I need and don’t get from other stuff. It makes me feel at peace and in my own space.
One of the things I enjoy drawing most are human facial features because they hold so many emotions. I also enjoy using nature in my work because it holds purity and natural beauty."
Through October 26, 2014
'Tis the Season
Selections from CCMA’s Collections
November 6 – December 28, 2014' Tis the season for quiet reflection and celebration! Come, rejoice and enjoy all that these works from the Museum’s collections represent.
Through December 28, 2014.
Events at the MuseumThursday, November 13, 2014
– 8:30pm Second Thursday and
Neighborhood Welcome Party
The Medium of Encaustic
with Karen Karlsson
The November Second Thursday presentation features encaustic artist and CCMA board member Karen Karlsson. Encaustic is an ancient painting medium that uses pigments mixed with hot wax to create art.
Karen will describe the history, manufacture and use of encaustic as a medium for painting, collage and sculpture. The talk will conclude with a guided walk through the encaustic works on display in the Burnt Offerings exhibit in the museum's South Gallery. Free for CCMA members and guests
Sunday, November 16, 2014
– 4 pm Artist Reception
CCMA Annual Members Exhibition
Curated by Karen Karlsson
'Tis the Season
Selections from CCMA's Collections
Sunday, December 7, 2014
– 4 pm
Reception and Holiday Party
CCMA Annual Artist AIR Sale Opening
All works of art priced at
$25, $50, $75 or $100
Open Studio at CCMA
Fridays from 11 am – 3:30 pm
Open Studio at CCMA is a place for artists to come together and create art in the presence of other artists. It is intended to foster creativity, exchange, conversation, encouragement and freedom of artistic expression. All artists are welcome and invited to participate.Free for CCMA members
Open Studio at CCMA is held every Friday from 11 am to 3 pm. Artists should bring all their own supplies + a sack lunch, drinks and snacks as desired. CCMA will provide a coffee maker, refrigerator and small microwave for the use of participants.
$20 for guests
CCMA in the News
Model Colony Award
In recognition of its rehabilitation of the building interior to create four galleries, the museum store and administrative area, CCMA was presented with a 2014 Model Colony Award by the City of Ontario Planning Department.
to read about CCMA in
Trevor Summon's column Click here
to read about CCMA in the Foothills Reader Ontario, CA 91761-1623
Thursday through Sunday
noon — 4:00 pm
Rent the Museum for your event
The Museum is available year-round as a venue for compatible events of small to medium-sized groups. For more information, including rental rates, available days and times, and floor plan, click here.