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 Our Museum has reopened its galleries to the public at 25% capacity.

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 online or by calling (909) 395-2510.  Onsite appointments will not be available. 

 
Pechez Sepehri named winner of Ontario Open Art Exhibition 
 
The work of artist Pechez Sepehri of Alta Loma, Tatiana Counting Her Chicks, has
earned first place in the 11th Biennial Ontario Open Art Exhibiton of the Associates of the Ontario Museum of History & Art. 
 
Her work was one of 127 entries of 75 artists. The exhibition will be open through Aug. 15.
 
For the present time, visitors can only view the exhibit by appointment through OntarioMuseum.org. Viewing the works in person in coming weeks will be dependent on which Covid "tier" San Bernardino County is in during the exhibition.  It will be viewable online at OntarioMuseum.org, under Current Exhibitions.
Judging was conducted by Kathryn Ervin, a professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Cal State San Bernardino. 
Other winners:
 
Second Place: Annie Toliver of Diamond Bar, Lady Day’s Lyrics

Third Place: Mary Hughes of Claremont, Living in Multiple Realities in the Present

Honorable mentions: 

 

Frank Carrillo of Pomona for Hungarian Horntail

Rick Cummings of Redlands for Aluminum Dreams

Patricia Jessup-Woodlin of Pasadena for Ancestral Reclamation

Viktoria Romanova of Altadena for First Date

City Council Liaison Awards:

 

 A.G. Castaneda of Upland for West

Linda Garcia-Dahle of San Dimas for Wind Chime/Glowing Tree.

Reminder to artists:  works will be available for pickup by appointment only on Aug. 18 to 21 and Aug. 25-28. 

The Ontario Museum of History & Art is open Thursday through Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.