Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Looking Back on Local Stories of Social Justice & Civil Liberties

Looking Back on Local Stories of Social Justice & Civil Liberties   |   OCTOBER 19 - 21, 2012  |  DOWNLOAD FLYER
A 3-Day Event featuring a historical symposium, panel discussion, booksignings with author Mark Rawitsch, and historic walking tours in downtown Riverside. Presented by the City of Riverside - Planning Department, Inland Empire Section of American Planning Association, Riverside Metropolitan Museum.

DAY ONE: Hidden Histories: Looking Beyond the Obvious
Friday, October 19, 2012 | 9 - 6:30 pm | Riverside Art Museum & The Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties

Cost/Reservation Required (for this event only): $69 For Non-Members; $59 For Members; $29 For Students
This event will focus on social equity/justice and historic preservation both tangible and intangible in Riverside and will feature:
--Historical Symposium focused on hidden stories of social equity, justice, and civil liberties in Riverside
--Historic Walking Tour: “Reading the Sites: The Japanese American Community in Riverside”
--Reception @ The Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties.

DAY TWO: The House on Lemon Street: Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream
Saturday, October 20, 2012 | 12 - 5 pm | Free | Riverside Metropolitan Museum
In celebration of Mark Rawitsch’s new book, “The House on Lemon Street; Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream," this event will feature:
--Panel Discussion: Dr. Art Hansen, Dr. Anthea Hartig, Dr. Lane Hirabayashi, Naomi Harada, and Mark Rawitsch
--Booksigning by author Mark Rawitsch
--Historic Walking Tour: “Reading the Sites: The Japanese American Community in Riverside”

DAY THREE: RMA Book Sale & "Harada House, Frank Miller, and the Mission Inn" Docent Lecture
Sunday, October 21, 2012 | Free

Riverside Museum Associates Book Sale | 1 - 3 pm  | Barnes & Noble |  Free
Introduction to the RMM and booksigning with Mark Rawitsch, author of “The House on Lemon Street: Japanese
Pioneers and the American Dream” at Barnes & Noble. When you make purchase at Barnes & Noble on this day, give the voucher # 10863793 and the Riverside MuseumAssociates will receive a percentage of the sales.

“Harada House, Frank Miller, and the Mission Inn”  Docent Lecture |  4 - 5 pm | Mission Inn Museum | Free
“Harada House, Frank Miller and the Mission Inn” docent talk by Mark Rawitsch. Open to the public

 




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3580 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

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Riverside, CA 92504

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