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.
‘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
‘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
‘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
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
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
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
Expanding the vision of queer dance
The two-day Explode! Queer Dance Festival will showcase artists from across the United States and around the world, featuring contemporary dance, improvisation, and drag. Curated by dance scholar Clare Croft, this will mark the festival’s West Coast debut. UCR ARTS and the UCR Department of Dance are co-hosting the event...
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...