Riverside Art Museum to Present ART on Tap! FUNdraiser
RIVERSIDE,C.A. – The Riverside Art Museum (RAM) invites you to a late night art fundraiser for arts education, Art on Tap! on Saturday, August 8, from 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Tickets are $20 for one or $30 for two. Proceeds go toward arts education programs. Buy your ticket for Art on Tap! today by calling 951.684.7111 or visiting our website at www.riversideartmuseum.org/artontap.
All three floors of the museum will be rockin’ a late night of interactive art projects, music, beer from local breweries, and more, including Hangar 24 and Wicks Brewing Co.Artist Gregory Adamson will be painting the night away and you’re invited to join him and others on a collaborative mural. There will be several other art stations throughout the museum: relax with some creative doodling/coloring for adults with Rina Gonzales; jump start your art journal or printmaking journey with Laura Ryan; learn about nuno felting with Charlotte Ransom McKenzie; free your inner child and do an Art-to-Go project with Bethany Volker; take a creative pic at our Selfie Station; get a henna tattoo by Jenny Montenegro; get creative with some fun Weathered Feather projects with Jill Rowden; and more to be announced!
The Riverside Art Museum’s Arts Education programs include:
Creative Horizons, which provides youth offenders creative programming like painting murals and outdoor sculptures, as well as arts classes and museum tours, to engage troubled teens in pro-social activities that encourage teamwork and creativity;
Art-to-Go: Integrating History and Science with Fine Art!, where our trained art instructors go to your classroom with the highest quality art materials, lesson posters, and vocabulary charts and teach History Plus Art, Science Plus Art, or Stand Alone Fine Art lessons, which meet the Next Generation Science Standards or the History/SS Content Standards, and the CA Visual Arts Standards, to your students;
Walk and Wonder Museum Tours, which begins with a docent-led tour concentrating on our rotating exhibits, art appreciation, museum function and etiquette, as well as the history of our 1929 National Historic building designed by Hearst Castle and AIA Gold Medal-winning architect, Julia Morgan, and ends with an art lesson that includes art history on a specific artist and then application of their style to create original student artwork; and
Art Education Classes & Workshops, which offers diversified studio art classes and workshops for both children and adults.
The Riverside Art Museum’s (RAM) mission as a §501(c)(3) nonprofit is “to integrate art into the lives of people in a way that engages, inspires, and builds community by providing high-quality exhibits and art education programs that instill a lifelong love of the arts.” Reaching nearly 50,000 people a year, RAM is committed to serving all segments of our diverse population. The Inland Empire region is the most multicultural region in Southern California and arguably the nation, according to Dowell Myers of the University of Southern California (Press Enterprise, 2012). It is also a region that has been significantly impacted by the recession and foreclosure crisis.
RAM has a strong history of providing free, vibrant, community art programs that focus on economically disadvantaged and under-served residents, including low-income students, special-needs children, and at-risk youth.