Science and Art Collide at Air Museum
March Field Air Museum will exhibit fabric artwork of 100 local students in conjunction with the nationwide Dream Rocket Project. The exhibition opens Sunday, June 5 and continues through July 31.
Students from Anza, Banning, Barstow, Cathedral City, Hemet, Jurupa Valley, Lennox, Menifee, Moreno Valley, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Clara and Victorville will have their artwork on display.
The theme of the exhibit is “I Can Fly!” Students from the following schools are participating: McSweeny Elementary; Raymond Cree Middle School; Taft Elementary; Rivercrest Preparatory; Hillcrest High; Rancho Viejo Middle School; Pacific Avenue Elementary; Tomas Rivera Elementary; New Horizons High; Norte Vista High; Mesa Linda Middle School; Hans Christensen Middle School; Monticello Academy; Buford Elementary; San Gorgonio Middle School; Smith Elementary; Hamilton K-8; Victoriano Elementary; Lenwood Elementary; Cameron Elementary; Carter Elementary; and Sunny Sands Elementary.
The nationwide Dream Rocket Project is collecting 8,000 2’ by 2’ fabric panels from student artists and others. Eventually, the fabric panels will be connected side-by-side to wrap the frame of a 385’ rocket replica that will tour the United States. Over 4,400 panels have been submitted so far.
The museum is located just off Interstate 215 at 22550 Van Buren Blvd, March Air Reserve Base, CA, 92518. It is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. For more information phone 951-902-5949.
Regular museum admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 5 to 11. March Field Air Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday. 22550 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside CA 92518.
For more information about March Field Air Museum please contact Annie Lunetta at 951/902-5949, annie @marchfield.org or visit the website at www.marchfield.org.