Photo: Taken from First Sundays Event
Sunday, May 3 – First Sundays (1-4pm)
Our featured artist Miné Okubo loved to paint cats, and you will too in this fun craft! Take our outline of a crouching kitty and personalize it with paint, markers, stickers, googly eyes, and anything else you can imagine. Then name your feline creation and take it home with you!
Thursday, April 2 – Artswalk Screening of Skydancer
A compelling examination of contemporary Native American life, this documentary follows the lives of Mohawk ironworkers moving between their families on the reservation and their jobs building Manhattan’s skyscrapers.
Thursday, March 5 – Artswalk Screening of Sisters of ‘77
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Center screened this documentary on the National Women’s Conference held in Houston in November 1977. Delegates to the conference adopted 26 resolutions addressing equal pay, rape, healthcare, minority rights, abortion, lesbian rights, and workplace discrimination.
Sunday, March 1 – First Sundays
ORIGAMI PEACE CRANES Come to the Center to make your very own crane out of bright, richly decorated origami paper! These cranes symbolize peace and international friendship. Check out the Riverside Metropolitan Museum’s California Peace Crane Project!
Thursday, February 5 – Artswalk Screening of Chisholm ’72: Unbought and Unbossed.
In 1972, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm became the first African American woman to run for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States. The Center screened this compelling documentary on her historic campaign as part of its celebration of Black History Month.
Sunday, February 1 - First Sundays
MAKE MODERN ART
Be inspired by the abstract artworks of Miné Okubo! Create your own collages of geometric shapes and primary colors as you let your inner Modern artist out to play!
Friday, January 31
- Approximately twenty international students from UCR Extension’s
International Education Program toured the Center as part of an
assignment on oral history.
Thursday, January 8 - More than 80 students from Sierra Middle School toured the Center to learn about art and social justice.
Sunday, January 4 - First Sundays
YEAR OF THE SHEEP
the start of the Year of the Sheep with us! We’ll be making different
adorable sheep crafts to take home, each with its own special New Year’s
fortune to take with you through the rest of 2015.