Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum


1st Thursday of every month |  6:00 - 9:00 pm | Best for Teens-Adults
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The Riverside Arts Walk is a free monthly community event that celebrates the diversity of arts and culture in Riverside and the Inland Empire. Visit over 22 downtown locations, including museums, galleries and studios, presenting an eclectic mix of visual and performing arts. And either before or after, enjoy the many entertainment, dining, and shopping experiences that downtown Riverside has to offer.

April 7, 2016 -  Native Flower Wall Collage
Many of our California’s native flowers will begin to bloom! Join us as we decorate our community wall with paper versions of our most beautiful native flowers from poppies to lupines! (Hands-on activity from 6 – 8:30 pm)

May 5, 2016 – Celebrating Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by making your own mini Maracas! (Hands-on activity ongoing from 6 – 8:30 pm)

June 2, 2016 – Chia Pets | Music by DJ T1LT
Chia seeds have enjoyed popularity as an American object of kitsch since the 1980s, but the seed that started the modern day craze is so much more than a kitchen counter sprout! Chia plants are native to this region and were a staple food and medicine for many native people for at least hundreds of years. Have fun making your own Chia Pet to take home, learn ways you can cook with chia seeds, and more! Outside on the Museum steps, you can enjoy music by Riverside’s own DJ T1LT! (Hands-on Activity from 6 – 8:30 pm; Music from 6:00 – 9:00 pm)



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Main Museum
3580 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone: (951) 826-5273

Monday Closed
Tuesday - Friday* 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm
*Open 9am – 9pm on the First Thursday of the Month for Arts Walk
Closed Major Holidays
Heritage House
8193 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504

Open Sept (1st weekend after labor day) to June.
Monday - Thursday Closed
Friday - Sunday Noon - 3:30pm
Closed Major Holidays
Harada House
Not Open to the Public
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