UCR Arts receives American Alliance of Museums accreditation
AAM is the fields’ gold standard for museum excellence.
‘Adventurous Music for Curious Ears’
The 2021-22 Outpost Concert Series kicks off the five-concert season on Nov. 3.
UCR ARTS reopens May 13 — now with free admission
Explore six exhibitions at the California Museum of Photography and Culver Center of the Arts with new measures ensuring guest safety
UCR ARTS goes virtual
Experience 360-degree exhibition tours, artist interviews, hands-on activities, and more from the comfort of home
Connecting the world through images and sound
UCR professor’s research weaves together a visual and auditory presentation of Riverside, Brazil, India, Russia, and Germany.
‘Empty Vessel’ offers a rare insider’s view of California skate parks
Photographer Amir Zaki highlights the unique architectural spaces and their place in California culture
Skateboarder’s view: Photo exhibit captures an inside look at California’s skate parks
A photo exhibit and book launch are set for Sept. 19 in Orange County, with the show traveling to UCR’s Culver Center of the Arts in January 2020.
Decoding race, monstrosity, and desire in ‘Candyman’
“Reflection Eternal,” on view at the Culver Center of the Arts Aug. 31-Jan. 19, unpacks the iconic horror film figure
Finding grace through waste in ‘Intolerable Beauty’
The new exhibition from artist and environmental activist Chris Jordan runs July 6-Jan. 5 at the Culver Center of the Arts
The enduring power of art as activism in “Emory Douglas: Bold Visual Language”
Although the Black Panther Party dissolved nearly 40 years ago, the movement’s legacy endures — largely through the iconic imagery created by former party member Emory Douglas. As the minister of culture for the Black Panther Party and graphic artist for the organization’s newspaper, Douglas was charged with establishing the...
UCR celebrates 25 years of dance and scholarship
A Feb. 9 event commemorates the Department of Dance’s critical dance studies program. The day-long celebration will feature performances, talks, and roundtable discussions.
Hip-hop diaspora: Life, culture and academia
When Imani Kai Johnson was in graduate school, she began thinking about what hip-hop is – and where it’s going. Several years later, Johnson created her own space to showcase and discuss the future of hip-hop studies. On Dec. 7-9, the University of California, Riverside’s Department of Dance will host...
Deconstructing the indestructible ‘Luke Cage’
“How do you show that he’s bulletproof?” asks artist and University of California, Riverside professor John Jennings, while discussing Marvel superhero Luke Cage. “You have to shoot him. You have to have a black man during the Black Lives Matter movement shot every episode to prove that he’s bulletproof. And...
Arts patron and UCR supporter Henry Coil dies at 85
Henry W. Coil Jr., a Riverside native and community booster whose construction firm and personal giving preserved historic buildings, built multiple schools and strengthened programs for young people and the arts, died October 3, 2018 at the age of 85. “Henry is one of those rare individuals who not only...
Rolling out the ‘Red Carpet’
Walk into the Culver Center of the Arts, and you’ll immediately find yourself immersed in the new, large-scale exhibition by Yunhee Min and Peter Tolkin. Three gigantic, undulating swathes of red fabric extend toward the entryway, inviting viewers to walk directly onto the massive artwork before arching sharply up toward...
UCR Arts exhibition examines architecture and painting
“Painting Architecture” will open at the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts on Sept. 1
UCR Arts Exhibition blurs boundaries of art and architecture
“Red Carpet in C” will open at the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts on Aug. 18
UCR ARTS celebrates new name, purpose
The newly renamed arts institution will bring enhanced programming and scholarship to downtown Riverside
ARTSblock exhibition features public’s work alongside artist’s
The Culver Center will host an exhibition featuring photography submitted by the community in conjunction with installations by Xavier Cázares Cortéz