Welcome to the Chaffey Community Museum of Art

Current Exhibitions

Main Gallery: Of Broken Layers
Southern California Collage Society

June 9 - August 8, 2016

Collage is about layers of paper. Sometimes the paper is layered like a mosaic. Sometimes the papers overlap. Shapes and colors break through and we can see depth in the layers of papers that pull the viewer into the work.
Through August 8, 2016.

South Gallery: Out of the Attic
The Upper Underground

June 9 - July 31, 2016

The Upper Underground has been creating art together since 1993. CCMA celebrates their artistic vision and creativity. Artists include: Martha Cowan, Margaret Frazier, Carol Lima, Cindy Lopez, May Mar, Alan Swartz, Karen Werner and Mary Jo Werner.
Through July 31, 2016.

Spotlight Gallery: Angles and Edges
Robin De Negri

June 30 - August 14, 2016
Demonstrating my ability to experiment with various mediums and subject matter, achieving what I enjoy doing most......evoking a "surprise" or a personal connection within the painting's composition which will draw the viewer in.
Through August 14, 2016


Young Artist Alcove:
Lesley Mora Hernandez

June 12 - August 28, 2016

Young Artist statement:
"Art helps me express, demonstrate and share the way I see the world with viewers.  It is exciting to use new media, 2D and 3D, and techniques to create an artwork.  The outcome of every artwork, good or bad, make me want to create more."
Through August 28, 2016

Line Gallery:
Impressions. . .
Selections from CCMA’s Collections 

July 7 - October 2, 2016

An original print is a work of art created through contact with a matrix such as a stone, block, plate, or screen that was created by the artist; it must have been printed manually by the artist or under the artist's direct supervision and was approved by the artist for quality and excellence. CCMA’s collection includes many prints. We share some of our Impressions with you from artists: Florence Arnold, Phil Dike, James Fuller, Robert George, Susan Lautmann Hertel, Henry Lee McFee, Phil Paradise, Millard Sheets, Don Laviere Turner, Veloy Vigil and Robert E. Wood.
Through October 2, 2016.




Events at the Museum

Sunday, August 21, 2016

3 pm - 5 pm

Summer Time at CCMA:
Pigs to Pig Iron + More

Come to CCMA for a delightful afternoon of art, food and fun. The afternoon begins with an art talk on Pigs to Pig Iron, a series of eight watercolors by San Francisco artist Esther Bruton Gilman showing the transformation of a Fontana pig farm into the Kaiser Steel mill, the first on the West Coast.
Continue the pig-themed afternoon by sampling maple bacon ice cream from Bert & Rocky's; enjoy a cold brew from Strum Brewery (a favorite at last year's OktokerFeast); pick outa fired-clasy pig pot made by the Mudpies sculpture group and Ontario HS art teacher Susan Mach and fill it with succulent cuttings from the garden of Dee Marcellus Cole; try your hand at breaking the pig pinata; participate in a raffle for a linoleum cut pig print by artist Jesus Cruz and other pig-themed items; and in general enjoy the museum, the comraderie, and the lightheartedness of the day.

Summer Time at CCMA:
Pigs to Pig Iron + More

 a 75th anniversary event

 Open Studio at CCMA
Fridays from 11 am – 3 pm
Where artists meet to create and share their artwork in an unstructured environment.

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.

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.
Free for CCMA members
$20 for guests

CCMA in the News
IEShineOn, an online source for events and activities in the Inland Empire, recently featured CCMA. To view the article, click here.

Suzanne Sproul article

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin columnist Suzanne Sproul visits CCMA to discuss the 75th anniversary events. To view the article, click here. 

David Allen blog
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin columnist David Allen keeps up with what's going on at CCMA. He recently wrote about the outdoor sculpture now gracing the front lawn of CCMA. The sculpture was created by Fullmer Construction superintendent Gary Rue entirely from materials leftover from construction the parking lot next door.
 Click here to see a photo and
read David's blog.

Click here
to read about CCMA in
Trevor Summon's column
Click here to read about CCMA in the
Foothills Reader

217 S. Lemon Ave
Ontario, CA 91761-1623

Free Admission
Thursday through Sunday
noon — 4:00 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

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.

Next community event at CCMA:

April 7, 2016
Ontario YMCA Good Faith Breakfast

 217 S. Lemon Ave, Ontario, CA 91761 • 909.463.3733 • info@chaffeymuseum.org • Thursday-Sunday, noon - 4 pm • Free Admission