‘Built on Water’ opens at Ontario Museum of History and Art

The Ontario Museum of History and Art, 225 S. Euclid Ave., unveils its new permanent exhibit, “Built on Water: Ontario and Inland Southern California,” Saturday, August 19 in a free and open to the public reception in conjunction with the quarterly Ontario Art Walk.

The 6 to 9 p.m. event includes music, food, artist vendors, hands-on activities, spotlight tours, informational booths, and educational presentations and demonstrations representing themes of the exhibit.

“Built on Water: Ontario and Inland Southern California” focuses on the history and future of water in the Ontario region and weaves together “the story of local water agencies, regional tribes, agriculture, water conservation, and the creation of the City of Ontario,” according to a news release.

The exhibit is made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the City of Ontario, and the Ontario Municipal Utilities Company. It will include historical artifacts tied to the region’s history of water, a virtual reality experience, an interactive mobile application adventure, and audio and educational experiences. More info is at ontariomuseum.org/built-on-water, or call (909) 395-2510 or email museuminfo@ontarioca.gov for more info.


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