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UCR Culver Center & Sweeney Art Gallery events

when: 2011-04-09, starts at 6:00pm
where: UCR

UCR Culver Center of the Arts presents CHE! REDUX
April 9 – May 7, 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 16, 6-9 p.m., free admission

RIVERSIDE, Calif. –The iconic photograph by Alberto Korda of Che Guevara, which for more than fifty years has retained its iconic status as a universal symbol of popular, anti-establishment uprising and revolution, is now back in the news with the stunning changes and transformations now taking place in the Middle East and North Africa. To mark its reappearance and continued power, Culver Center of the Arts is pleased to re-present aspects of the exhibition, Che! Revolution and Commerce that premiered at UCR/California Museum six years ago and has now returned from a tour of ten major venues in seven countries around the world.

UCR Sweeney Art Gallery presents UCR MFA Thesis Show 2011
April 19 – May 7, 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 16, 6-9 p.m., free admission

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – UCR Sweeney Art Gallery presents the annual MFA Thesis Show 2011 with works by three graduating Master of Fine Arts students in UCR’s Department of Art: Cameron Crone, Nathan Bockelman, and David Gilbert. The exhibition will consist of photo-based work, sculptures, video, and performances. It will be the first MFA thesis exhibition in Sweeney Art Gallery’s new location within the recently opened Culver Center of the Arts.

Visitor Information and Press Inquiries

UCR’s Culver Center of the Arts is located at 3834 Main St., Riverside, CA 92501.It also houses Sweeney Art Gallery, and is situated next door to UCR’s California Museum of Photography. The galleries are open Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m., plus 6-9 p.m. for First Thursday ArtWalks. ARTSblock admission is $3, which includes entry to Culver, Sweeney and CMP, and is free during First Thursday ArtWalks (6-9 p.m.). For film screenings, Culver Center opens 30 minutes prior to the start time. See websites for additional information, and

Press inquiries for Che! Redux, Jonathan Green, 951-827-5191,
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Press inquiries for MFA Thesis Show 2011, Tyler Stallings, 951-827-1463,
Website information:

Tyler Stallings
Artistic Director, UCR Culver Center of the Arts
& Director, UCR Sweeney Art Gallery
University of California, Riverside
3834 Main Street
Riverside, CA 92501

Main: 951-827-3755
Direct: 951-827-1463

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