Two New Job Opportunities with the City of Ontario

City of Ontario, Assistant Curator

Are you passionate about sharing the mission and goals of a Museum? Looking for a new career where you have the ability to utilize your exhibition skills and be a part of an exciting and diverse team? If so, the City of Ontario has the perfect opportunity for you! The Ontario Museum of History & Art is searching for an organized and self-motivated individual to join the team as a part-time Assistant Curator. The Assistant Curator is responsible for the exhibition development, coordinating traveling exhibitions including installation and dismantling; and all aspects of exhibition care, upkeep and security oversight. The Assistant Curator provides support to maintain professional levels of care for the Museum’s collections of historic materials. In addition, this position assists in the development of public programming and outreach materials resulting in effective communication of the Museum’s exhibits and community programs and activities.


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City of Ontario

Graphic and Marketing Specialist

Are you passionate about graphic design? Do you consider yourself to be an expert at finding the best marketing strategies to promote events and services? If so, the Community Life and Culture Agency has the perfect position for you! The Community Life and Culture Agency is searching for a marketing and design superstar to join the team as a Graphic and Marketing Specialist. This position will cultivate and coordinate a variety of communication materials for programs and activities related to the Community Life and Culture Agency. In addition, this position assists with writing, copy editing, and social media to develop and build the City’s regional identity as “Southern California’s destination for arts and culture for everyone, every day”.


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No Jargon Grant Writing


With this intimate group dive into a CA Arts Council grant program of your choice and get custom support to improve application success.

This no jargon conversation about grant writing with nonprofit consultant Cheryl Bookout will focus on the CA Arts Council Grant Programs. This 1 ½ hour workshop will include pre and post session individual work to help you and your organization navigate the CA Arts Council grant programs – the application process and platform. Open to both first-time applicants and experienced grantees, this conversation will give you tips on how to develop your own voice for clear and compelling grant writing, budget development, a more efficient application process and successful applications.

The cohort of organizations will get customized support and follow up with Arts Connection’s Executive Director, Jennifer Kane.

More about our conversation guide and non-profit consultant:

Cheryl Bookout has twenty years of experience as a nonprofit consultant, arts administrator, grant writer and five years as a filmmaker. She is included in the California Women Artist Project archived at the University of Southern California and Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries, a project organized by Gloria Orenstein, Professor of Women in Literature and Art at USC.

Bookout has a long list of grant awards she has secured on behalf of her clients to help them bring their visions to reality. Grant awards include the Annenberg Foundation, California Arts Council, California Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, J. Paul Getty Trust; far too many to list here.

One of the many hats Cheryl wears is Executive Director and Co-founder of The Chimaera Project, a nonprofit organization that advocates for filmmakers identifying as female. As an independent filmmaker Bookout has produces two award-winning short films: Gloria’s Call, which recently contracted with a distributor, and I Am Be. She is currently directing Inside the Beauty Bubble, a short documentary film based in Joshua Tree, CA; producing a feature-length documentary, Acting Like Women: Performance Art and the Woman’s Building and preparing to shoot a proof of concept based on a sci-fi screenplay she wrote. IMDb

Bookout has been a guest on numerous panel discussion throughout the U.S. on the topics of art, grant writing and film making. Her first international guest speaker experience was in October 2019 in Paris, France at the Paris International Lesbian and Feminist Film Festival.


News Opportunities


Call for ArtistsYPAC has two galleries that exhibit artwork and we have just opened up the applications! The objective of the YPAC Galleries is to provide free exhibition space and opportunities for artists to showcase their artwork, increase the awareness of local art within the Inland Empire, and create an engaging space for arts dialogue, education, and enrichment. There is a gallery application on our website – please apply if you are interested! For any questions contact Margo Mullen, YPAC

News Opportunities


Artist Wanted!

Exhibit at the 

Orange Street Art Fair

Oil, Acrylic, Water Colors, Paintings, Sculptures, Crafts and Mixed Media

Tues-Wed December 17&18 2019


1125 Orange Street Parking Lot

Redlands, CA 92374

For more information:


Ms. Barrantes

News Opportunities


Event Info:

Where:       Court Street Square        

Date:           Saturday March 14, 2020

Time:           10:00am – 6:00pm

Fee:              No Booth Fee

Contact:      Stephanie Sanchez

             •  (909) 384-5357


Artwork Criteria:

· Artists must be 18 years and older, unless with a School / Art Organization or supervised by a responsible adult.

· Artists must be a resident of San Bernardino or Riverside County.

· Artwork must be original and have been executed and owned by the artist whose name appears in the online entry registration.

· All artwork should embrace the spirit of SB Arts Fest as a community event. All applications will be reviewed by the SB Arts Fest Committee.  The Community Development Director has sole discretion to approve/deny any artwork before it is displayed.

Important Things to Know:

· Artists may demonstrate techniques within their exhibit space (Example: Painting On-Site or Metal Working).   

· No commercial goods for resale or consigned goods will be allowed.

· Artist spaces must be staffed at all times for the protection of the artists and their work. The City of San Bernardino, or affiliated partners, will not be responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen items, including but not limited to artworks and/or personal affects.

· Textiles, such as T-shirts and scarves, must be original work and cannot contain reference to SB Arts Fest.

· No items which are ingested or placed on the skin can be demonstrated, exhibited or sold.  (Examples: Soaps and Lotions)

· If the artist plans to sell items, they must have a California State Sellers Permit (Free) and obtain a 1-day sales permit ($14.00) from City of San Bernardino Business Registration Office. 

· All transactions will take place directly between the artists and the customer.

· The City of San Bernardino, its employees, affiliated partners and volunteers are not responsible for the contents, facilities, or individuals associated with SB Arts Fest.

· Artists may only promote their artwork within their designated exhibit space. Solicitation beyond the exhibit is discouraged.

· Food items will not be allowed for sale through artist booths, but food vendors will be available.


· The City of San Bernardino retains the right to reject any application that does not meet these guidelines.

 Registration Form Information:

· Please complete the registration form by Friday, February 14, 2020

· Registration forms must be submitted online 

· Artists will be sent event information the week of February 27, 2020

Submission Requirements:

· Artwork / Photography – Please submit at least 2 sample jpeg images with your application

· Music Performances – Please submit a sound bite or a YouTube link

· Performing Arts – Please submit a YouTube link or a Sample Clip

· Art Organizations – Please submit a small sample of the types of art to be displayed

Link to apply here