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The Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art is a teaching museum and interdisciplinary art space that cultivates direct engagement with works of art through exhibitions, education, and other community programming.


The Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art serves as a learning lab that features temporary exhibitions of contemporary art and other dynamic programming and public engagements throughout the academic year. The museum inspires hope and success in our students by fostering critical thinking in a space that encourages investigation and innovation. Exhibitions and programming are organized with our students in mind in order to enhance their academic experience by complementing the college's curricula and broadening their understanding of contemporary art. The Museum advances the mission of Chaffey College by contributing to the intellectual and cultural life of the college and providing a dynamic, supportive, and engaging environment where our diverse student populations learn and benefit.


The Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art is located at the northeast corner of the Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga campus. Exit the 210 freeway (north) on Haven Avenue and turn right on Wilson Avenue (do not enter the campus by turning right at the marquee). From Wilson, turn right into the second or third entry ramp into the large parking lot along Wilson (the North Parking Lot - R4). The Wignall Museum is located toward the eastern side of the North Parking Lot. Park near the Center for the Arts. Take the stairway or ramp to journey south. The museum is located at the bottom of the first flight of stairs, slightly to the right along the promenade.


(u)ntitled: The Wignall Art Organization is a student governed club that plans exhibitions, artists lectures, film screenings, and fundraising to benefit Chaffey College students through scholarships. (u)ntitled also allows students to participate in the planning process at the Wignall Museum and CAA Student Gallery. For more information on how to get involved, stop by the Wignall Museum or visit the club on Facebook (


We encourage you to bring your students to the museum and to use the museum as a teaching tool. The Museum staff is available for guided tours and will gladly assist you in the development of assignments that utilize our exhibitions through the initiative Ask Art: Using the Museum to Make Curricular Connections. Call, email or stop by to make an appointment today!


Our exhibitions and programs allow you to see and experience a variety of contemporary artistic practices that examine timely and relevant topics. The Museum strives to transform the art museum experience into something unexpected, extraordinary and engaging. We'll gladly provide tours upon request. Please call or email to make an appointment. We invite you to visit us and to explore!



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