January 6, 2023

Mark Siprut: Photographic Portraits of Bonita

Mark Siprut: Photographic Portraits of Bonita Exhibition Dates: March 11 – April 22, 2023 Chamber Concert: Saturday March 11, 2:00PM – 4:00PM Public Reception: Saturday March 11, 4:30 – 6:30PM Artist Walk-Through of the exhibition: Sat. April 8 at 3pm Chamber Concert: Performance by the Bonita Quartet 2 – 4PM Featuring: Ronald Goldman, violin; Julie Park, violin; Melissa Chu, cello; Adam Birnbaum, viola RSVP for the concert This original exhibition of digital photography with historical context, explores Bonita and Sweetwater […]
September 7, 2022

Blooming Art Oct. 21 & 22

Blooming Art in Bonita October 21 & 22, 2022 Hosted by the Bonita Valley Garden Club at The Bonita Museum and Cultural Center, 4375 Bonita Rd., Bonita, CA 91902. RECEPTION FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Designs will be on display at the Museum until 2 p.m., Saturday, October 22 Reception and viewing are free and open to the public. All are invited to try their hand at floral interpretation of art. Stop by the Museum between 10am […]
August 25, 2022

Nuevas Narrativas Nativas / New Native Narratives from TheFront

  Nuevas Narrativas Nativas / New Native Narratives exhibition travels to the Bonita Museum & Cultural Center in September Image courtesy of The Front Arte & Cultura Dates: Sept. 9 – 24 Museum Hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM Opening reception: Friday Sept. 16  4:30 – 7:00PM Participating artists: Leslye Villaseñor, Carlos Luna, Natalia Ventura. Rianne Elyse Magbuhat, Vanessa Rishel, Casiel J. Sanchez, Rodrigo Jimenez, Evan López, Marcela Alarcón López, Adrián del Riego, Marlon PV, Alex Guzmán, […]
May 11, 2022

Roberto Salas “OLD WORLD / NEW WORLD”

ROBERTO SALAS  OLD WORLD / NEW WORLD Gathering of Nations: Sat. Nov. 5  Exhibition dates: November 5 – December 3, 2022 Union-Tribune article about Roberto Roberto Salas: Old World/New World exhibition explores the DNA layers of his history through iconography linked to indigenous cultural roots.  Growing up in El Paso, going to college in San Diego, and traveling the world, Salas’ artwork shows us how our ancestral roots and artistic traditions inform our present life. Artworks in the exhibition welcome us […]
April 7, 2022

Chula Vista Art Guild Exhibition

Chula Vista Art Guild Open Call, see CVAG 2023 prospectus Exhibition dates: Oct. 14 – 28, 2023 Art receiving: Oct. 14,  10am- 11am Reception: Saturday, October 21, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Blooming Art Friday October 27 with the Bonita Valley Garden Club.   Blooming Art invites floral designs to create works in response to artwork in the exhibition. Blooming Art reception: Friday Oct. 27 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm      
April 1, 2022

Student exhibitions

Student Exhibitions April 12 – April 26, 2024 Reception: Friday, April 12 4pm – 6pm   Sweetwater Authority High School Photo Competition: https://www.sweetwater.org/211/High-School-Photo-Contest Reception: Thursday, April 25, 2024 4pm – 6pm Winning photography will be on display at the museum April 25 through June 2024.     Student exhibitions Join us for the annual exhibition highlighting the work of local students.  Includes 2 & 3-dimensional works as well as video.  
February 25, 2022

Nuestra Frontera: 250 Years of Spanish Speaking Families at the Border

Nuestra Frontera: Our South Bay Families at the Border Curator: Barbara Zaragoza June 29, 2019 – August 24, 2019 Exhibition video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3w6wQSEM49E Video interview: Barbara Zaragoza with Oscar Amezcua about the Bracero program: https://youtu.be/kY3ESjkUhjI  
September 17, 2021

Rule 42 stretched language

Rule 42, Stretched Language November 6 – December 3, 2021 (catalog available for this exhibition in the museum) Video by Sam Lincoln about the exhibition featuring Vallo Riberto and Kaz Maslanka (12:12 minutes) The Bonita Museum and Cultural Center (BMCC) presents the world as explained and examined through mathematical equations and language in the exhibition titled Rule 42: S t r e t c h e d  L a n g u a g e : Explorations into Visual and […]