CMATO’s third annual international juried exhibition features painting, mixed-media and video works by Zara Monet Feeney, Francene Levinson and Sungjae Lee. The artists were selected from nearly 1,000 submissions in all visual media as part of the museum’s open call. Read more >> 


Current Exhibitions

Defining Beauty

3rd Annual International Juried Art Exhibition featuring works by Zara Monet Feeney, Francene Levinson and Sungjae Lee.

Car Culture

Jonathan Michael Castillo's Car Culture features his arresting, candid photographs that capture LA's driving culture.

The Memory Project

Created by artist Christine Aaron, The Memory Project is an effort to explore memories and how they unite a community.

Upcoming Programs

Is Technology Changing the Role of the Artist?

Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 6:00-7:00 PM PT Join CMATO for a virtual discussion with Luke Matjas, Chair of Art and Performing Arts at California State University Channel Islands, and digital artist, Devin Sullivan, as we explore how technology is impacting what it means to be an artist in the 21st century, the relationship between artists and technology and whether technology is changing the role of the artist. Admission is free for CMATO members and a $6 donation for non-members. Contributions help support the Museum's free art programs.

Tarsila do Amaral Stylized Landscape Painting

Thursday, April 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM PT “I want to be the painter of my country.” Tarsila do Amaral (1886–1973) was a central figure in the development of Brazil’s modern art, and her influence continues to reverberate throughout the 21st-century. Join CMATO for our Artist Workshop series as we create our own stylized landscape paintings inspired by one of the most influential artists in Latin America. Previous painting experience is recommended but not required. Recommended ages: 9-14. This session will be held via Zoom.

Virtual Family Art Day: The Art of Junk Journaling

Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 2:00-3:00 PM PT Join CMATO and CReATE STUDIO as we dive into the art of junk journaling and create a handmade junk journal cover from your own personal collection of found and repurposed ephemera pieces, including junk mail, fabric and other crafting materials. The possibilities are endless, especially when your creative imagination is sparked! No previous art journaling or art experience is required. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. This session will be presented via Zoom.

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