RAFFMA partnered with the San Bernardino City Unified School District and Music Changing Lives to distribute 280 free art packs to the community with a target of kids ages 6-13 from underrepresented and/or disadvantaged backgrounds.
A moving collection of stories from San Bernardino residents and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected them is documented in “A Space Between Us,” a public art project by CSUSB art and design lecturer Tamara Cedré.
The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art presents the annual Kids Discover Egypt workshop July 12-15, which will allow participants to explore the rich history of ancient Egypt with kid-friendly activities. Registration is now open on the RAFFMA website.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) provided perspective with the news media in separate interviews on the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was the judge for an art exhibit in Ontario, and Vipin Gupta (management) was interviewed about his latest book.
The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art will be celebrating International Museum Week from May 17-21 with a virtual exhibition and an event about Scarabs, the ancient Egyptian symbol of creation.
RAFFMA, in collaboration with the Bowers Museum and American Research Center in Egypt, Orange County (ARCE-OC), presents “Redeeming Demons: Coopting Demonic Forces for Good in Ancient Egypt” on Saturday, April 10, from 1:30 -3:30 p.m. on Zoom.
CSUSB’s Conversations on Diversity series returns on Tuesday, April 13, at noon with Terisa Siagatonu, poet, speaker, educator and community organizer, who will present “Finally, the Poets: The Duty of Art(ists) as the Pulse of Our Collective Healing & Greatest Hope at Justices.”
RAFFMA presents a new monthly event called “Cocktails with the Collection,” where attendees are taken into the vault (virtually) to discuss objects that are not currently on display. The first event will explore the Egyptian collection, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 25.
A distinguished glass artist, art professor Katherine Gray was selected as a Fellow of the American Craft Council and serves as a resident evaluator on the Netflix show “Blown Away.”