Riverside Events, Museums, & Galleries 6/9-6/15/2022
An AfroNoon in White Park launches "The Bibbs", Doors Open Riverside returns, boat races at Lake Evans, a list of continuing exhibitions, and more.
"The Bibbs" Launches with an AfroNoon in The Park
Sunday at 12 noon the gates of White Park open to AfroNoon, a celebration of African American Arts & Culture and the launch for the Charles A. Bibbs African American Museum and Cultural Center.
Charles Bibbs is an Internationally renowned visual artist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist whose work is featured in museums, galleries, organizations, and homes of many collectors including the Riverside City Hall.
The event will center around a main stage featuring performers from around the Inland Empire. Enjoy food, an artists' village, fashion, crafts, a mini museum, and a children's area.
Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs & blankets. General admission to this day in the park is free...get your ticket/pass here: https://bit.ly/AfroNoonTickets. VIP seats close to the stage are available for a fee.
SUNDAY JUNE 12 12:00PM: AfroNoon in White Park | White Park, 3901 Market St | free tickets, VIP seating $45 | all ages
These Doors Are Open for Exploration and Discovery
The City's fourth annual Doors Open event takes place this Saturday.
Cities all over the world take one day to proved free access to historic buildings and sites that are often closed to the public. Event organizers hope to increase awareness of historic architecture and our community's collective heritage.
Find a list of participating locations here: https://www.riversideca.gov/doorsopen/
SATURDAY JUNE 11 1:00PM: Doors Open Riverside | Throughout Downtown Riverside | free
“Lingui, The Sacred Bonds” Screens at The Culver
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, The Culver Center screens Chadian filmmaker Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's Lingui, The Sacred Bonds.
“On the outskirts of the capital of Chad, determined single mother Amina works tirelessly to provide for herself and her 15-year old daughter Maria. When Amina discovers Maria is pregnant and does not want a child, the two women begin to seek out an abortion, condemned by both religion and law.”
Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun; Studio: MUBI; Running Time: 88 minutes; Country: Chad, France, Germany; Release Year: 2022; Rated: Not rated
FRIDAY JUNE 10 7:00PM: Lingui, The Sacred Bonds | Culver Center of the Arts, 3834 Main St, (951) 827-4787 | Tickets $5-$10, Matinees $5-$8
SATURDAY JUNE 11 1:00PM: Lingui, The Sacred Bonds | Culver Center of the Arts, 3834 Main St, (951) 827-4787 | Tickets $5-$10, Matinees $5-$8
SATURDAY JUNE 11 5:00PM: Lingui, The Sacred Bonds | Culver Center of the Arts, 3834 Main St, (951) 827-4787 | Tickets $5-$10, Matinees $5-$8
SUNDAY JUNE 12 1:00PM: Lingui, The Sacred Bonds | Culver Center of the Arts, 3834 Main St, (951) 827-4787 | Tickets $5-$10, Matinees $5-$8
Lake Evans Regatta Funds Community Sailing Program
Did you know you can learn to sail at Fairmount Park?
Saturday, the Riverside Community Sailing Program and the City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department will hold sailboat races on Lake Evans.
Local dignitaries, service clubs, businesses, and youth sailors will compete in several runs.
While the participants pony up to be a part of it, it's free for the public to attend, watch, and cheer on a favorite sailor. The event centers around the Izaak Walton Building. Take a picnic dinner and get a shady spot on shore to make it a memory.
SATURDAY JUNE 11 4:00PM: Riverside Regatta | Lake Evans, Fairmount Park, 2710 Dexter Dr | free to watch
Get a Curated Tour of the CMP's 'California Stories' Exhibition
Sunday afternoon the California Museum of Photography presents a guided tour of their exhibition California Stories: Photographs from the Stephen White Collection II.
Join curator Dennis Reed and collector Stephen White for a look at images that convey, “...a California full of tall tales and fiercely independent people who lived lives as big and bold as the state itself.”
The tour is free with advance registration.