Upcoming & Current Exhibits

Frankenstein sculpture by Mark C. Glassy
Sep 17, 2018 - Dec 14, 2018
He’s Big. He’s Green. He has bolts in his neck. And he’s coming to the Eaton Collection this Fall
Arthur Harmon exhibit
Jun 11, 2018 - Aug 3, 2018
This display highlights selected items from the personal archival collection of Arthur C. Harmon and his career as a Tuskegee Airman, held by the UCR Special Collections Department.
Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Surgeons
Apr 30, 2018 - Jun 8, 2018
Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons is an exhibition celebrating the contributions of African American academic surgeons to medicine and medical education. It tells the stories of four pioneering African American surgeons and educators who exemplify excellence in their fields and believe in continuing the journey of excellence through the education...

Past Exhibits

Underground Railroad exhibition
Jan 16, 2018 - Mar 30, 2018
This exhibition of original artifacts from the collection of Jerry Gore, encompasses a specific portion of the Era of Enslavement in the United States. It allows students to view up close documents such as tax receipts from the sale of human beings, wills passing property from one generation to the next, first edition slave narratives, and slave shackles. As we learn from the...
Apr 11, 2016 - Dec 31, 2017
This exhibit celebrates Tomás Rivera, the youngest and first Latino Chancellor in the UC system and the namesake of the Rivera Library. Materials in Rivera's archives highlight his contributions to literature, civic life, and higher education.
Spenser's Faerie Queene
Nov 6, 2017 - Dec 14, 2017
Spenser’s Faerie Queene: Taproot of Modern Fantasy Recent Acquisitions of Special Collections. November 6 - December 14, 2017 Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room Tomás Rivera Library, UC Riverside
Orange Roots Exhibition
Oct 24, 2016 - Jun 17, 2017
The University of California, Riverside Library invites you to celebrate the opening of a new exhibition, titled, “Orange Roots: The Remarkable Story of Two Trees, a Pioneer Town, and the University of California, Riverside.” The exhibition will showcase the remarkable history of Riverside’s citrus heritage, from its early, pioneer days to the establishment of UCR. It will...

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