Through March 11, 2013: On the Line at the Brandstater Gallery on the La Sierra University campus. This exhibit features paintings by one of our friends Susan Ossman. This exhibit opens this week and will continue through March. Ossman is director of the Global Studies program at UCR and has also written several books. The Brandstater Gallery strives to provide the opportunity to interact with artists and artistic projects by featuring exhibits of regional, national, and international importance. For more information regarding this exhibit, click here.
Through April 7, 2013: Denatured Nature: Scripps College 69th Ceramic Annual at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery
on the Scripps College campus in Claremont. The Scripps College Ceramic Annual is the longest running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the United States. This year's guest curator, Virginia Scotchie, is a professor of art and the head of ceramics at the University of South Carolina. The gallery is open Wednesday thru Sunday, 1-5pm. For more information visit their website.
Through May 5, 2013: Friendship Forged in Fire: British Ceramics
in America at The American Museum of Ceramic Art in Claremont. In this show AMOCA honors the rich ceramic legacy of previous centuries and the innovations of contemporary British artists as seen through the eyes of American collectors. For more information regarding this exhibit and ongoing collaborative events taking place at AMOCA, visit their website.
February 14 - March 16, 2013: New Visions RCAA Members Exhibit at the Riverside Community Arts Association gallery in Downtown Riverside. This exhibit features photography by member artists. The opening reception for this exhibit will be at during Arts Walk on Thursday, March 7th. For more information about RCAA's exhibits and programs visit their website at www.rcaaarts.org.
February 15, 2013: The Ugly Duckling at Riverside Community Players. This classic tale of the little "duckling" who doesn't quite fit in comes to life this weekend. The RCP Family Series is a great way to introduce little ones to theater. The intimate theatre in the round setting allows them to see up close and personal all that is happening on the stage. For tickets and showtimes visit the RCP website or call 951-686-4030.
Saturday, February 16, 2013: Inlandia Workshop: What about me? What about Poetry? 3-4pm at Cellar Door Books in the Canyon Crest Town Centre. We are so excited that we have a local, independent book store in Riverside again. You should be too! This Saturday join Inlandia fellow Angela Penaredono for this UCR Gluck Fellows Writing Workshop. This is a workshop for writers of all ages so come join the fun. For more information and reservations e-mail Cati Porter or call 951-218-4464. Also be sure to "like" Cellar Door Books on Facebook for updates from the store.
February 22 - March 2, 2013: Riverside Children's Theatre presents PETER PAN at Ramona High School's Theater. Join Peter, Wendy, John, Michael and, of course, Tinkerbell who, along with the lost boys, do battle with the sinister Captain Hook & his pirate crew. This is one of RCT's most popular shows so make sure you mark your calendars. As always this performance will be held at the Ramona High School auditorium with the kids' singing and dancing accompanied by a live orchestra. For tickets and additional information visit the RCT website.
Saturday, February 23, 2013: Inlandia Institute: "Bite Size Poems"
at Cellar Door Books in the Canyon Crest Town Centre. Join Inlandia fellow Vickie Vertiz for this UCR Gluck Fellows Writing Workshop. This is a workshop for young writers to come join the fun. For more information and reservations e-mail Cati Porter or call 951-218-4464. Also be sure to "like" Cellar Door Books on Facebook for updates from the store.
Saturday, February 23, 2013: Black Tie Bingo with the Riverside Sunrise Rotary at the Riverside Art Museum. This event is always a favorite of ours and the Ransom-McKenzie Team is a sponsor for the evening as well. Come enjoy dinner, Bingo, and music at this funraising event. All proceeds from the event go towards the Riverside Sunrise Rotary Foundation's wonderful programs. For tickets and more information give Charlotte a call at 951-237-2044.
Thursday, March 6, 2013: Arts Walk! 6-9pm This monthly event takes place on the first Thursday of every month. Events are planned from the UCR ARTSblock, to the Riverside Art Museum and everywhere in between. Come down for a fun evening of Art and Community.
Saturday, March 9, 2013: Art D'Vine 2-5pm at the Riverside Art Museum. This event includes an afternoon of art, free flowing wind, music and Matisse. This themed fundraiser features Greg Adamson as the featured artist who will guide you through the process of creating your own acrylic painting. The cost is $50 for a perfect afternoon at the museum, so don your painting attire and join in the fun. For more information and tickets visit the RAM website.
Sunday, March 9, 2013: First Sundays! 1-4pm Once again Downtown Riverside comes alive with art. This popular family event takes place on the first Sunday of every month. Once again, museums, galleries and theaters open up and provide hands on activities for children of all ages.