Support the Museum

Since 1941, the Chaffey Community Museum of Art (CCMA) has been fostering interest, education and enjoyment of art by sharing the gift of visual art with residents of the Chaffey Communities. You can share in this mission and support the museum by becoming a member or sponsor.

Membership Benefits

All Museum members receive:
  • A personalized membership card
  • A 10% discount on all purchases of art during shows and exhibitions
  • A 10% discount on all purchases in the Museum Store
  • Admission to Second Thursday, an informal monthly presentation on art-related topics
  • Admission to Open Studio at CCMA, a weekly meeting of artists to create art in a relaxed atmosphere
  • A semi-monthly e-letter highlighting current and upcoming exhibits
  • Invitations to member events and meetings + waiver of any event fees
  • Advance notice of exhibit openings
  • The satisfaction of knowing you have contributed to the cultural experience provided by the museum

Membership Types

  • Basic: Senior; Student; Individual, Family
  • Artist
  • Supporting: Patron; Sponsor; Benefactor; Corporate; Life
Click here to download a membership application..


CCMA gratefully acknowledges the support of these community organizations, businesses and individuals:

The James L. White Foundation • The Ontario Community Foundation • Burrtec Waste Industries
Fullmer Construction • Tiger Electric, Inc. • Nor-Tech Flooring • The Target Corporation
Kiwanis Club of Ontario • City of Ontario • Ontario Heritage • Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
John Dominguez, Hardwood Floors • Foothill Self Storage • Richard Gentry Co, General Contractor
Bunny Gunner Framing • Donald E. Wallin, Heating & Air Conditioning • John Hart • Beverly and James Dorst
Bob Dickson • Debra Dorst-Porada • Beverly Hoyos • Patrick Jones • Wayne Leavitt • Sylvia Megerdichian
Michael Parra • Jerry Ripley • Linda Strotz •Juan and Susie Thorp • Joann Woodward

Sustaining Members 2013-2014

Hal and Maria Baker • Bob Buster • Brook Brunzell • Jeanette Davis • Nancy DeDiemar and Patrick Jones
Gary and Helen Feller • Bobbie Gwydell Greiner • Rita Hansen, CPA • John Hart • CleoBell Heiple-Tice and Sid Tice
Connie and Tim Hiner • Paul Hofer • Mary Humboldt • Karen Karlsson • Wayne and Ruby Leavitt • Andree Mahoney
Beverly Maloof • John and Kay Melcher • Tom O'Loughlin • Sally Rivera and Michael Parra • L. Edward Wasserman

Special Thanks

Jenelle Lowry, Museum Coordinator


Events at the Museum

Artist Reception
Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 12:30 pm to 4 pm

Mid Valley Arts League
Member Exhibition and Honor Court
Global Images - Cynthia J. Dunlap
Young Artist Jorge Galicia-Romo

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

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.

Next community event at CCMA:

April 7, 2016
Ontario YMCA Good Faith Breakfast

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