California Museum of Photography turns 50
The California Museum of Photography has been documenting history, art, and community for 50 years. Its collection of cameras, photographs, and art will be on display at “CMP at 50,” a five-month celebration that kicks off Saturday, March 18, 2023. The anniversary reception is set for April 15, 6 p.m...
KD Ganaway exhibition coming to the California Museum of Photography
UCR’s California Museum of Photography will showcase the work of King Daniel (KD) Ganaway, one of the earliest Black photographers in the U.S. The exhibition runs Feb. 25 - Aug. 6.
UCR ARTS: Christina Fernandez’s photo exhibition captures life
This is Fernandez’s first major solo museum show. The images reflect on various social issues and explores her Mexican American identity.
UCR Arts receives American Alliance of Museums accreditation
AAM is the fields’ gold standard for museum excellence.
UCR ARTS awarded National Endowment for the Arts grant
The grant will support “Christina Fernandez: Multiple Exposures,” an exhibition opening in fall 2022.
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
‘Art in the Plague Year’ exhibition seeks art imagining a world beyond 2020
The open call marks the first time the California Museum of Photography has solicited art from the public at this scale
In the eye of the beholder
A new exhibition at the California Museum of Photography explores the iconic work of documentary photographer Bruce Davidson and the evolution of meaning in photographs
UCR ARTS goes virtual
Experience 360-degree exhibition tours, artist interviews, hands-on activities, and more from the comfort of home
Out of the ashes and into the fire
‘Facing Fire’ explores the beauty, threat, and devastation of California’s growing wildfires
She sees dead people
History doctoral student Alyse Yeargan studies photographs of the deceased to understand how and why we grieve
Comprehensive digital photography collection and $500k endowment donated to UCR ARTS
The gift from Jim and Georgia Steinhart marks the art center’s inaugural born-digital collection and first-ever endowment
Power play: Manipulation and absurdity in photography
California Museum of Photography exhibition explores how artist Robert Cumming exposed the truth and trickery of photography
Dual exhibitions from photographer John Divola examine social identity and the sublime
“STRATUM” and “Clive Wearing’s Dilemma” are on view at the California Museum of Photography May 11-Sept. 8
Leaving it all to chance
Douglas McCulloh is not a man ruled by fate, but rather, chance. In fact, McCulloh, who joined UCR ARTS as the new senior curator for the California Museum of Photography, or CMP, in July has made chance his primary modus operandi. He traces his preoccupation with chance back to his...
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...
Rare camera collection goes to Calif. Museum of Photography
The California Museum of Photography has received a robust donation of American field view cameras, filling a significant gap in the museum’s collection. Donor Larry Pierce, a mineralogist and majority owner of Phoenix-based Fiberquant Analytical Services, gifted his collection of more than 500 cameras, as well as hundreds of related...
UCR ARTS celebrates new name, purpose
The newly renamed arts institution will bring enhanced programming and scholarship to downtown Riverside