The museum has five galleries, each offering a different exhibition. The Main and South Galleries are themed exhibitions of groups of artists. The Line Gallery displays works of art from the museum’s collection. The Spotlight Gallery is a solo exhibition by a local artist. Taken together, the exhibitions present a diverse range of media, styles and artistic endeavor.
Travelers arriving and departing from Ontario International Airport can view works of art by regional artists in glass display cases located adjacent to arrival/departure gates. This program, called Art@Airport, is managed by CCMA.
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Then & Now:
Women Artists of the Pomona Valley
Founding a Legacy features women artists active in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s; and Creating a New Legacy showcases contemporary women artists. The exhibit highlights and lifts up the contributions of women artists in a historic and contemporary context.
The Old Broads is a group of female and female-identifying visual artists over the age of 50. Our aim is to promote each other, poke fun at prevalent stereotypes, and have a good time doing it.
Florence Arnold – Hard Edge
In the late 1950s, Los Angeles Times art critic Jules Langsner included Florence Arnold as one of the key Southern California artists contributing to what he called the Hard-Edge School of painters.
Every month a group of artists meet at the Museum for a figure drawing or painting workshop. Enjoy the artwork of workshop artists Judith Christensen, Martha Cowan, Gloria Gandara, Jacqueline Knell, David Pion-Berlin, Alan Swartz and Alfred Tse.
Glass cases adjacent to the gates exhibit works of art by 16 artists living throughout the regional area served by ONT.
Varying widely in media and visual impact, the exhibits showcase the talent and artistic range of art in the region.
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Since 1941, the Chaffey Community Museum of Art has been sharing the gift of visual art with residents of the inland communities of Southern California. First founded as an art association, CCMA has since grown into an important regional museum that provides public access to fine art and supports the local artistic community.
The mission of the Chaffey Community Museum of Art is multi-dimensional. Like all museums, CCMA’s Permanent Collection is held in the public trust, and selections are always on display in the Museum’s Line Gallery so they can be enjoyed by museum visitors. Additional facets of CCMA’s mission are to: