PE article Can the Harada house, a civil rights landmark, be saved? 5.06.17
PE article Metropolitan Museum accreditation in jeporday 7.20.14
The National Historic Landmark Harada House is among the most significant and powerful civil rights landmarks in California.
This site and the story of the Harada Family embody local, state, national, and
international issues of civil and individual rights, democracy, immigration, assimilation, and citizenship.
UPDATE: 3.13.18 City General Services Department will be giving City Council an update on the design concepts ITEM #22
UPDATE: 3.02.18 Riverside Art Museum has another 90 days to raise remainder of the $3 million initial investment
UPDATE: 12.18.17 $250,000 Commitment by Riverside organizations to the "CHEECH"
PE ARTICLE Cheech Marin’s Riverside Chicano art center plans get $1 million boost 6.30.17
PE ARTICLE Riverside council approves Cheech Marin’s Chicano art center 5.17.17
CITY COUNCIL MEETING 5.16.17 ITEM#29 Cheech Marin Center MOU
LA TIMES ARTICLE - Cheech Marin teams up with city of Riverside and Riverside Art Museum to develop Chicano art center 5.01.17
PE ARTICLE Cheech Marin donates Chicano art prints to Riverside Art Museum 3.29.17
Museum Construction funding may be put on hold due to City financial crisis (BEC meeting / Finance Dept. recommendation)
Museum renamed to MUSEUM OF RIVERSDE
City hires Robyn Peterson as new Metropolitan Museum Director
CLOSED FOR INNOVATION" 9.12.17
The Riverside Metropolitan Museum has spent a year doing an assessment of it's operations.
Museum Management Consultants, Inc. presented to the City Council their report on:
PE Article - Why the Metropolitan Museum may close 5.24.17
PE Article - Museum Board rejects
The City Council voted 4 to 1 to CLOSE the Riverside Metropolitan Museum FOR 3 YEARS to reorganize it's operations.....