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   CAEA ANNUAL STATE CONFERENCE

    Art: 21st Century Intersections

RIVERSIDE NOVEMBER 9-12, 2012   

CONFERENCE TOURS

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012

The following tours are for a full day on Friday, November 9. These are also offered as an INCLUSIVE part of the Visual Art and History Institute: History on a Palette. These tours are available at this discounted rate ONLY with FULL conference registration unless you are registering for the Visual Art and History Institute: History on a Palette. To find out more about the Visual Art and History Institute, click here.

COST: $75 and includes transportation and all materials. (This separate discounted option available ONLY with FULL conference registration.)

Tour #1 Ancient History--WE ARE SORRY, BUT THIS TOUR HAS BEEN CANCELED
    
         

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Tour # 2 World History--
Join the UCI History/Social Sciences Project at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana to explore the art of world cultures.  The UCI HSSP has developed a series of lessons that integrate the history and arts of world cultures with literacy.  Students become engaged in learning when they use primary artifacts. Learn more about the Bowers Museum...
Bowers Museum     Bowers Museum     Bowers museum

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Tour #3 California History--This tour will focus on the second California Gold Rush--the citrus industry.You will tour local historic sites in Riverside ending at the Citrus Historic Park. The museum has an extensive collection of orange crate label art. Then experience a workshop on how to bring this art form into your classroom.

Heritage House State Citrus Park Orenge Crate Label

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Seminar #1  US History--
This hands-on seminar will be onsite at the Mission Inn. Join Suzannah Niepold from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and representatives from the National Archives-Riverside to explore the US Depression using works of art and primary documents.  Participants will receive a resource packet to use in the classroom. Learn more about the National Archives in Riverside...

  Suzannah Niepold  Depression image

FRIDAY--MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9-12, 2012

TOUR OF THE MISSION INN

The tours are held daily and times and space is based on availability. The cost for a docent lead tour is $12 per person and is 75 minutes long. YOU MUST ARRANGE FOR THIS TOUR ON YOUR OWN. You can call the museum at 951-788-9556 or visit the Mission Inn website  to make arrangements. Reservations are not required but are recommended.

FRIDAY--MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9-12, 2012

WALKING TOUR OF DOWNTOWN RIVERSIDE

The Historical Riverside Downtown Walking Tour is a wonderful guide to the delights of old Riverside.  Downtown Riverside occupies the heart of the city's original Mile Square, settled in 1870 by John North and a group of well-educated, industrious Eastern observers. Today's downtown reflects a rich blend of history, activity, architecture, tree lined pedestrian spaced, cultural and entertainment facilities. Riverside is the urban getaway right next door. Some of the sites to be included on the tour are: The Old City Hall, First Congregational Church, Old Main Street, Municipal Auditorium, Arlington Heights Citrus Exchange, Sutherland Fruit Company Packinghouse, and the Fox Theatre.

Docent Led Tour of HIstoric Downtown Riverside--Friday, November 9 at 1:00pm

The City of Riverside docents will lead a tour on Friday, November 9 at 1:00pm. This downtown tour will visit up to 25 sites and the knowledgeable docents will provide brief histories and information about each site.  Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to learn about the history and architecture of Riverside. The tour participants will meet at the CAEA Conference Registration desk at the Marriott Hotel to begin the tour. PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK THIS TOUR ON THE REGISTRATION FORM.  FREE

Walking Tour on Your Own

Also a free walking guide map complete with descriptions, will be available at the concierge desk at the Marriott hotel with 25 sites listed with a brief history.  Time permitting, you can step inside the Riverside Metropolitan Museum and see the displays or investigate the Riverside Art Museum, which is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Julia Morgan, noted California architect, who designed Hearst Castle along with the museum building. This walking guide to use on your own is also FREE.

Riverside Metropolitan Museum of Art    Riverside Art Museum


 
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