CCMA Events and Programs

Artist Reception
AIR Sale, On Any Friday, New Eyes

December 4, 2016 --2 pm to 4 pm



Ongoing Programs

Open Studio at CCMA

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 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 provides a coffee maker, refrigerator and small microwave for the use of participants.

Free for CCMA members; $20 for guests.


Live Model Figure Painting Sessions


"Nothing trains the artist's eye quite like painting from a live model."

Paint with other artists from a live model at an uninstructed workshop on the first Thursday of each month from 11 am until 3 pm.
Cost is $10.

One long pose. Workshop held in CCMA's Main Gallery, illuminated by north-facing natural clerestory light. For more information, contact Elvis Hernandez at h.elvis22@yahoo.com. To see head studies from the workshop, click here.



Past events:
Fundraiser for Ontario City Council Member Debra Dorst Porada - April 2014
Ontario YMCA Good Faith Breakfast - April 2014
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fundraiser - April 2014
Mercy House Community Event - November 2013
Ovitt Family Community Library Program:
 "Islamic Art: Mirror on the Invisible World" film & lecture - September 2013
OPARC Annual Meeting - July 2013
Ontario Heritage Member Potluck & Meeting - April 2013
  





Events at the Museum

Artist Reception

December 8, 2019 - 2 pm to 4 pm

Everything All at Once
Curated by Jennifer Frias

Urban Sketches:
Los Angeles and Other Places
Joseph Stoddard


AIR Sale
CCMA's annual art sale

Continuing through January 18, 2020
 
CCMA's annual AIR Sale features original works of art by CCMA member artists. The AIR Sale is a great way to buy a work of art for yourself, add to a collection, or select a memorable gift for someone special. 
 
All art priced at $25, $50, $75 or $100


Shaping Wood, Shaping Artists:
Sam Maloof

A joint exhibition of Chaffey Community Museum of Art and the Ontario Museum of History & Art

January 23 - March 29, 2020
Community Reception - January 26
1 pm to 4 pm
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
(CCMA and OMHA)

 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.


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.com
 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
909.463.3733
info@chaffeymuseum.org

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 • info@chaffeymuseum.org • Thursday-Sunday, noon - 4 pm • Free Admission