Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Day 1: Hidden Histories: Looking Beyond the Obvious

DAY 1:

Hidden Histories: Looking Beyond the Obvious
Friday, October 19th | 9 - 6:30 pm | DOWNLOAD FLYER

Symposium @ Riverside Art Museum | Reception @ The Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties

To register for this event, visit: www.ies-apa.org. (Please register by October 16)
Cost/Reservation Required (for this event only): $69 For Non-Members; $59 For Members; $29 For Students
(includes breakfast pastries, box lunch, symposium materials, walking tour and reception with refreshments)

This event will focus on social equity/justice and historic preservation both tangible and intangible in Riverside and will feature the following:
--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.

For Speaker Bio information, click here.


Event Schedule (Subject to Change)
8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Welcome by Miguel Vazquez of Inland Empire Section/American Planning Association (IES/APA)
9:10-9:15 Introduction of speakers Carolyn Schutten, MURP, PhD Student, UCR Public History, of IES/APA Board
9:15-10:00 "Creating Inclusive Citywide Policy and Programs for Documenting Riverside’s Hidden Histories"
Erin Gettis, Associate AIA, Principal Planner and City Historic Preservation Officer, Community Development Department, Planning Division, Zoning Information and Preservation Team, City of Riverside
10:00-10:45 "Eastside Story: Race and Place in Riverside"
Cathy Gudis, Associate Professor of History, Director of the Public History Program Ph.D, University of California, Riverside
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 “Freeway and the Barrio”, a short film from the cultural history series “Living on The Dime: A View of Life From Along the I-10”
Antonio Gonzalez Vasquez, Author, Filmmaker and Public Historian
11:45-1:00 Lunch, networking, and presentations
"A Quiet Movement: Women's Histories and the Riverside Art Museum"

Drew Oberjuerge, MPA, Director, Riverside Art Museum
"Curating Hidden Histories: Alternative Approaches to Public Art"
Carolyn Schutten, MURP, PhD, Student UCR Public History Department and IES-APA Board
1:00-1:45 "Japanese American Heritage and the Quest for Civil Rights in Riverside California 1890s-1970s”
Donna Graves, Consultant and Director of Preserving California Japantowns
1:45-2:30 “The House on Lemon Street: Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream”
Mark Rawitsch, Dean of Instruction, Mendocino College
2:30-3:15 “From Quandary to Quality! The Story of The Center For Social Justice and Civil Liberties - Home of the Okubo Collection”
Chris Carlson, Chief of Staff, RCCD
3:15-3:30 Wrap Up, Miguel Angel Vazquez

4:00 - 5:00 pm  Abbreviated Walking Tour

Start: YWCA 3425 Mission Inn Avenue (Riverside Art Museum)
Stop 1: Harada House 3356 Lemon Street
Stop 2: Evacuation Location Corner of 5th and Main
Civil Control Station 3557 Main Street
Stop 3: Mission Inn 3649 Mission Inn Avenue
Stop 4: Washington Restaurant 3643 University Avenue
Roosevelt Building 3616 University Avenue
5:00-6:30 pm  Reception @  The Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties


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3580 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone: (951) 826-5273

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Heritage House
8193 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504

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Last Tour at 3:15 pm
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Harada House
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