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UCR/California Museum of Photography

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UCR/California Museum of Photography
3824 Main Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
inland empire



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
August 16th - November 29th Flash: Anthony Lepore
Anthony Lepore
 
August 9th - February 21st, 2015 But Not Forgotten: Selections from the Steve and Mary DeGenaro Postmortem and Memorial Photography Collection
 
July 19th - October 11th 100 Japanese Cameras: 1925-2014
 
May 3rd - September 20th CMP Projects: U
Emily Baierl, Ramón Miranda Beltrán, Lindsey Berfond, Annie Shaw
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.cmp.ucr.edu
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sat 12-5
PHONE:  
951-827-4787
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
General $3, Seniors (60+), Students with I.D., Children under 12 and Members FREE
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DESCRIPTION

UCR/California Museum of Photography, a facility of ARTSblock, provides a cultural presence, educational resource, community center and intellectual meeting ground for the university and the general public. The museum's explorations of photographic media through exhibition, collection, publication, and the web examine the history of photography and showcase current practice in photography and related media. To serve an audience that is multicultural, young and old, general and specialized, the museum presents programs that recognize the variety and complexity of cultural experience and explore the relationship between traditional expression and contemporary practice. The museum is vitally concerned with the intersection of photography, new imaging media, and society. Located off campus in downtown Riverside, UCR/CMP is committed to bringing the most challenging art to the widest possible audience.


UCR students from across the university are involved in every aspect of the museum's program from curatorial research through collections management to exhibition installation and administration. CMP and the other ARTSblock's entities offer many opportunities for professional museum work and students are involved under the aegis of independent course status, internships, work-study, and as volunteers. Still other students utilize CMP as a library-like resource or as a site for art production and experimentation.


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