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In Person

That’s a Wrap

Ages 15+

Sunday, December 4, 2022 | 12 PM – 3 PM

Ontario Museum of History & Art | 225 S Euclid Ave.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 | 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Ovitt Community Library | 215 E C St.

Friday, December 23, 2022 | 10 AM – 5:30 PM

Lewis Family Branch LIbrary | 3850 E Riverside Dr.

The Ontario City Libraries and Ontario Museum of History & Art invite you to deck out your holiday gifts by creating your own custom wrapping paper. Use treasured icons like our Frankish fountain, Armstrong roses, and Nugent Park horseshoes! Participants will carve their own unique linocut print block.  

‡ Reservation recommended, but not required. To reserve your spot, please call (909) 395-2510 or register online here


In Person

Adult Paint Night: Cozy Mount Baldy

Ages 18+

Thursday, December 8, 2022

5 PM – 7 PM

Enjoy some hot cocoa at the Museum and join artist Elidé Sanchez in a guided painting session of Mount Baldy in the wintertime. Refreshments will be provided. Space is limited.  

‡ Reservation recommended, but not required. To reserve your spot, please call (909) 395-2510 or register online here


In Person

Community Workshop: Water Wise Ontario

All Ages

Saturday, December 10, 2022

1 PM – 3 PM

Are you interested in creating a drought tolerant yard? Learn about various drought tolerant plants and how to adjust your irrigation seasonally. Examples will include house designs and installations, as well as a tour of the drought tolerant garden at the Museum. This event is organized and presented by the Water Wise Community Center in Montclair and the Ontario Municipal Utilities Company.

‡ Reservation recommended, but not required. To reserve your spot, please call (909) 395-2510 or register online here


In Person

Drawing Workshop: California Native Plants

Ages 10+

Saturday, January 14, 2023

12 PM – 2 PM

Andreas Hessing is an artist, landscape designer, and contractor at Scrub Jay Studies. For more than 20 years, his site-specific installations have celebrated regional biodiversity while focusing on the philosophical, political, and social implications of California’s indigenous flora. Join Hessing and discover the California Native plants in the museum’s outdoor garden through this drawing workshop. Materials will be provided. 

‡ Reservation recommended, but not required. To reserve your spot, please call (909) 395-2510 or register online here


In Person

Emerging Artist Meet-Up

Ages 13+

January, 2023 (Date TBD)

Calling all local artists! Join museum staff for a recurring series that offers emerging artists networking opportunities and resources. For this session, we are joined by local illustrator and designer, Domonique Brown. Her work has been featured in Forbes, Target, Urban Outfitters, Buzzfeed and Insecure on HBO. Learn more about her empowering portraits and celebration of diversity in her artistic career. 

‡ Reservation recommended, but not required. To reserve your spot, please call (909) 395-2510 or register online here

Image: Domonique Brown, Black Hair is Dope, 2022, Markers and Acrylic


Virtual – Zoom

Virtual Talk: Meet the Man with a Smile – Henry J. Kaiser

All Ages

Sunday, January 29, 2023

1 PM – 2 PM 

Join author and historian Ric A. Dias as he highlights the successes, failures, and limits of Henry J. Kaiser. The audience will learn more about “Miracle Man Kaiser” who built a steel plant in record time and churned out over a million tons of the invaluable metal for the 1940s war effort.

Zoom link will be available online in January, 2023.

‡ Reservation recommended, but not required. To reserve your spot, please call (909) 395-2510 or register online here


In Person

Silk Screen Printing Workshop: Celebrate BL-ART (Black Art)

All Ages

Saturday, February 4, 2023

12 PM – 2 PM

Black History Month is here and we’re celebrating Black artists! Submit your print designs to be selected as a winner for our Black History Month tote bag design! Local artist, Skool Boiz, will present the winning design as part of the silk-screening workshop. Participants will learn how to silk screen print their own Black History Month tote bag to use throughout the month.  

Tote bags will be provided while supplies last and participants are encouraged to bring their own garments to print. For more information on how to enter the design contest, please visit the Museum’s website. 

‡ Reservation recommended, but not required. To reserve your spot, please call (909) 395-2510 or register online here


In Person

Ontario Art Walk & Exhibit Reception: We the People

All Ages

Saturday, February 18, 2023

6 PM – 9 PM

The Museum invites you to celebrate the opening of the We the People: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow exhibition during the night of the Ontario Art Walk. The exhibit reception will be filled with artists and artwork representing the diversity of our culturally rich population in Southern California. Enjoy light refreshments, art-making activities and shop local vendors throughout the evening. To learn more about Ontario Art Walk, please visit ontarioartwalk.org 

Image: Leah Knecht, Equal Justice, 2018