Riverside Events, Museums, & Galleries 5/19-25/2022
The Culver Center throws a Mini Comic Fest, Susan Straight reads from her new book "Mecca" and the CMP talks California Stories.
Mini Comic Fest Set for The Culver
Sunday afternoon, artists, writers, creators, and scholars come together at the Culver Center Mini Comic Fest to discuss comics, culture, and industry.
The event kicks off with a panel focused around the Ebon: Fear of a Black Planet exhibition with John Jennings and Stacey Robinson of Black Kirby with Ebon Creator Larry Fuller. Other discussions–Women of Color in Comics and The Business of Comics–feature panelists from Marvel, Cartoon Network, Killadelphia, and more.
SUNDAY MAY 22 1:00PM: Mini Comic Fest featuring Black Kirby | Culver Center of the Arts, 3834 Main St, (951) 827-4787 | Tickets $15
CMP's Third Thursday Talk Showcases Stephen White Collection
Third Thursday Talks are made possible with the generous support from the Marjorie and Glenn Thomas Memorial Fund.
THURSDAY MAY 19 6:00PM: Third Thursday Talks - California Stories | The California Museum of Photography Zoom Presentation, (951) 827-4787 | free with registration
Annual Friends of the Library Meeting Features Riverside Author Susan Straight
Attendees will also have opportunity to bid in a silent auction, enjoy refreshments, and learn more about the Friends of the Library.
This event is supported in part by the City of Riverside, the Riverside Public Library, Friends of the Library, and the California Arts Council, a state agency.
SATURDAY MAY 21 2:00PM: Discussion and Book Reading with Susan Straight | Riverside Main Library, 3900 Mission Inn Av, (951) 826-5201 | free
Art for Art's Sake, Art on Your Lunch Break
Have plans for lunch Wednesday?
Take a virtual tour of the artworks in the exhibitions Black Kirby X and Ebon: Fear of a Black Planet with your Gluck Fellows guides Lawrence Ramirez and Elizabeth Carleton. It's free with a reservation.
Lunchtime Art Break is supported by the Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts at UC Riverside. The Gluck Fellows Program is made possible by the generosity of the Max H. Gluck Foundation.