Previous Exhibits

June 7 - August 4, 2018
Thereby Hangs a Tale
Steve Thomas
Ehis exhibit is a compilation of open-ended/stand-alone narratives. Each photograph showcases that which is ephemeral. They are moments in time wherein people have triggered a ripple (or even a dominating wake), affecting the state of surroundings. This art depicts solid matter and real places within the continuum of time. Yet, the imagery is stratified and perspectives are often askew. They emerge as compositions that suggest multifaceted tales in the making. Thereby...
When photographs are received, a slideshow of the exhibit will be available here.


Events at the Museum

April Artist Reception

April 5, 2020 -- 1 pm to 4 pm

Perspectives - Mid Valley Arts League
Expressions in Wood - Dan Frembling

CCMA will be closed Saturday, April 4

CCMA was selected as the site for the Creative Pathways meeting of Art Connection, the San Bernardino County arts and culture support organization. The museum will be closed to the public for the entire day.

Shaping Wood, Shaping Artists:Sam Maloof

 A joint exhibition of Chaffey Community Museum of Art and the Ontario Museum of History & Art
Through March 29, 2020
This exhibition tells a new story about Sam Maloof -- one of his roots in this area, his development as an artist and craftsman, and his generous spirit of encouraging other artists.
One exhibit -- two locations

 Art at Airport

CCMA is managing the public art program at  Ontario International Airport. Exhibits from 20  regional artists are on displayed in the two terminals.

Visual artists interested in participating in the  program can click on the EXHIBIT tab above for more information and the application form.

Life Drawing Session at CCMA

Live model
Sessions are the third Thursday of the month
10 am to 3 pm
$15 -- open to all

 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. Every Friday from 11 am to 3 pm at the museum.

CCMA in the News

Ontario Connects

View highlights of Sheets, Sheets & Caughman CCMA/OMHA exhibition
Art for Living and Living for Art
by clicking on the title

Joe Blackstock

Inland Valley historian Joe Blackstock visits CCMA to view the nine paintings of the Barbara Line Memorial Collection. Click here to view article.
 IEShineOn, an online source for events and activities in the Inland Empire, featured CCMA. To view the article, click here.

Suzanne Sproul

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin columnist Suzanne Sproul reports on the Sheets, Sheets & Caughman exhibit Art for Living and Living for Art. To view the article, click here. Read about CCMA's 75th anniversary in 2016 by clicking here. 

David Allen
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin columnist David Allen visits CCMA's outdoor sculpture at the front of the museum. 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.

Trevor Summons

Click here  or click here to read about CCMA
in Trevor Summon's column

Foothills Reader

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.

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