Past Exhibits

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...
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.

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