3824 Main Street (Main St. Pedestrian Mall & University Ave.), Riverside, CA 92501 Tel: (909) 784-3686 Fax: (909) 787-4797
Internet Address: www.cmp.ucr.edu Director: Prof. Jonathan Green Admission: free.
Attendance: 35,000 Established: 1973 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Y Open: Tuesday to Sunday. llam-5pm.
Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Eve to New Years Day.
Facilities: Galleries: Shop.
Activities: Guided Tours: Lectures; Temporary Exhibitions; Traveling Exhibitions. Publications: exhibition catalogues; Foto Text.
UCR California Museum of Photography UCR CMP Photo Gallery
UCR/California Museum of Photography, a facility of the L rriversity of California. Riverside, is dedicated to promoting the understanding of photography and related media through collection, research, exhibition, and instruction. UCR/CMP showcases photography and related imaging technologies and the apparatuses that support these visual forms. UCR/CMP is housed in an acclaimed four-story facility on Riversides popular pedestrian mall. Renovated by architect Stanley Saitowitz. this one-time dime store now portrays a machine in the service of art.
Saitowitzs design treats the building as a metaphor of the camera. Such elements as a third-floor, walk-in camera obscura built into the buildings outer facade, dark rubber floors, and exposed air ducts produce an environment in which the people inside may be seen as the cameras film, absorbing light and information, becoming vehicles for transmission of the museum experience. Across from the Museums admissions desk is the Internet Gallery, where the public can explore UCR/CMPs World Wide Web site, as well as “visit the collections of other museums from around the world. Many items from the permanent collection> and archives can be seen in the museums main-level. In addition to the museums permanent gallery installation. Kxterior view of UCR/California UCR/CMP presents changing exhibitions that address visual cul- Museum of Photography. Photograph ture as fine art. as social commentary, and as history. UCR/CMPs courtesy of-TCR/California Museum of Photography, Riverside, California, permanent collections include the keystone-Mast archive of 350.000 stereographs dating from 1870 to 1940. the Bingham Technology Collection of 10,000 cameras and viewing devices, and the University Print Collection, which features work by well-known artists -»uch as Ansel Adams. Lewis Baltz, Francis Bedford. Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Larry Clark. Elliot Erwitt, Walker Evans, Francis Frith, William Klein. Barbara Morgan, Albert Renger-Patzch, Adam Clark Vroman, Carlton Watkins, and Edward Weston.
Rohnert Park, California Rohnert Park Sonoma State University – University Art Gallery
Rohnert Park. CA 94928 Tel: (707) 664-2295 Fax: (707) 664-2505
Internet Address: www.rionoma.edn/ArtGallery/
Director: Mr. Michael Schwager Admission: free.
Established: 1978 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Y Open: September to May, Tuesday to Friday, llam-4pm.
October to May, Saturday to Sunday, noon-4pm.
Facilities: Exhibition Area (2 galleries. 2.500 square feet); Shop.
Activities: Art Auction: Education Programs: Lectures: Temporary Exhibitions. Publications: exhibition catalogues; posters.
The University Art Gallery is devoted to changing exhibitions of works of art from important private and public collections as well as new work directly from the artists’ studios. The Gallery presents exhibitions in two adjoining galleries, public lectures, and educational outreach programs and also publishes catalogues and brochures on contemporary artists of regional, national, and international significance. A brief list of artists whose work has been exhibited includes Terry Allen, Jennifer Bartlett, Enrique Chagova. Chuck Close, Sue Coe. Viola Frey. Mineko Grimmer, The Guerrilla Girls, Mildred Howard, Mike Kelly, Maya Lin. James Luna, Manuel Ocampo, Judy Pfaff, John Roloff, Joan Snyder, Bill Viola, William Wegman, and Terry Winters. In addition to programs devoted to artists from outside the University, the Art Gallery presents several exhibitions featuring the work of faculty and students. Annual exhibitions by graduating BFA students and the Juried Student Show are presented each spring. Work by the Sonoma State University Art Department faculty is shown in the Gallery every other year. The Art Gallery also hosts a variety of events, including the annual Art from the Heart fund raising art auction, which features donated works of art by emerging and nationally recognized artists from around the country.
University of California, Riverside – Sweeney Art Gallery
Watkins House. 3701 Canyon Crest Drive Riverside. CA 92521 Tel: (909) 787-3755 Fax: (909) 787-3798
Internet Address: sweeney.ucr.edu Director: Ms. Katherine V. Warren Admission: voluntary contribution.
Attendance: 7.500 Established: 1963 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Y Parking:
Publications: exhibition catalogues; newsletter (quarterly).
The Gallery, located in Watkins House across from the main campus of the University of California. Riverside presents temporary exhibitions and holds a small, but growing, permanent collection. The Gallerys exhibitions are integrated with the University curriculum when possible.
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