CCAA Museum of Art

CCAA Museum of Art The Chaffey Community Art Association (CCAA) was founded in the spring of 1941 by Francis and Helen Line of Ontario, California in memory of their daughter Barbara who died of leukemia at the age of eight. At that time, the Chaffey Community was roughly defined as the western portion of San Bernardino County and the eastern part of Los Angeles County. Much of this geographic area had been influenced by the work of early pioneer George W. Chaffey. The nucleus of what became CCAA's permanent collection is the Barbara Line Memorial Collection which consists of nine paintings. Among these is is Desert River by Conrad Buff; Storm at Sequoia by Emil Kosa Jr., and Louise by Thomas Craig. The Lines established an annual Purchase Prize Exhibit beginning in 1941 in order to stimulate interest in and enjoyment of art in the Chaffey Community/ Purchase Prizes were also added to the growing permanent collection. The annual exhibits continued from 1941 to 1963 in the Girl's Gymnasium on the campus of Chaffey high School in Ontario until the high school could no longer host the exhibit. CCAA exhibited in several community locations from 1963 to 1979. In that year, the organization was invited to provide the art program at the newly opened Museum of History and Art in Ontario. For twenty years CCAA was responsible for high quality exhibits and programs at the museum. Exhibiting artists contributed more works, adding to the permanent collection. Artists included Millard Sheets, Rex Brandt, Milford Zornes, Robert E. Wood, Jose Clemente Orozco and Veloy Vigil. In 2000, CCAA moved to the historic Joseph Filippi Winery in Rancho Cucamonga and now resides in a beautifully remodeled tasting room. Portions of the permanent collection are on view at all times.
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CCAA is among the oldest organizations in the Inland Empire dedicated to stimulating and fostering an interest in the California School of artists as well as other local artists from the Inland Empire Community. CCAA is a unique organization in that we maintain a museum collection and display the work of current artists who are well known in the region or nationally. We are an association of people who enjoy quality art and artists. Its many activities include: *Maintaining an art gallery in the historic Joseph Filippi Winery in Rancho Cucamonga *Mounting changing exhibits of local artists *Hosting artist receptions, often in conjunction with wine tastings from the Filippi cellars *Sponsoring conversations and discussions with artists *Holding fund-raisers such as art auctions and an annual Honor the Artist event *Providing open studio modeling sessions for artists

Mission: The mission of the Chaffey Community Art Association is to maintain, converse, display and restore the CCAA art collection; operate the CCAA Museum of Art; preserve the history and traditions of CCAA; and to stimulate and foster art interest, education and enjoyment for the general public by conducting, maintaining and establishing art exhibitions, programs and classes.

Address

12467 Baseline Rd
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
91739

General information

CCAA's Museum of Art is located in the North Wing of the Joseph Filippi Winery, 12467 Baseline Road, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739 Museum Hours Friday - Sunday 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm

Opening Hours

Wednesday 12:00 - 17:00
Thursday 12:00 - 17:00
Friday 12:00 - 17:00
Saturday 12:00 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(909) 463-3733

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