Past Events 2011-2012

April 21, 2011, 5-6:15 p.m.

Art History Lecture
"The Second Decline and Rebirth of Ancient Egypt: Second Intermediate Period through New Kingdom"

For more information call 909-537-7373


September 13, 2011, 5:30-6:30 p.m. - CANCELED

Teacher Resource Night

Find out what RAFFMA has to offer teachers!
Museum staff will provide information on:

  • Classroom Workshops
  • Special Events
  • Lesson Plans
  • Lectures
  • Tours

For more information contact Candace Parks at 909-537-7783 or e-mail cparks@csusb.edu.


September 24, 2011

Smithsonian Museum Day


September 29, 2011, 12-1 p.m.

Noon Time Lecture at Pfau Library:
"Dreams, Dualities and Transformations: Secrets and Narratives" by Uberyummy artist Rebekah Bogard.
For more information call 909-537-7373.

View Dreams, Dualities and Transformations: Secrets and Narratives Flier (PDF)

September 30, 2011, 6-9 p.m.

Reception:
"Uberyummy: Contemporary Confections and Objects of Desire" curated by Alison Petty Ragguette and Karen Crews Hendon

Friends of RAFFMA meet-and-greet with the artists at 5 p.m.

View Uberyummy Exhibition Announcement [PDF]

For more information call 909-537-7373.


October 13, 2011, 6-7 p.m.

Art History Lecture

The Maya Calendar and the True Meaning of 2012.
Lecture by Epigrapher Anthropologist and Translator of The Paris Codex, Dr. Bruce Love.

Location: Schweitzer Auditorium (VA-101).

The lecture is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.

View The Maya Calendar and the True Meaning of 2012 Flier [PDF]


October 15, 2011, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

UberClay Play
For more information call 909-537-7373.


October 27, 2011, 6-8 p.m.

Spooky Night

Admission is $10 per family or $3 per individual. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information call 909-537-7783.

View Spooky Night Flier [PDF]


November 2, 2011, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Dia de los Muertos

Light appetizers and refreshments, art exhibit, community altar, family crafts, DJ music, Aztec dancers and much more!

View Dia de los Muertos 2011 Flier [PDF]

Free admission, open to the public, complimentary parking in Parking Structure West. For more information call 909-537-7373.


November 3, 2011, 2-4 p.m.

Artist Talk: Charles Long

The lecture is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.


November 10, 2011, 5-6:15 p.m.

Art History Lecture

"The Dark Side" with Ciara Ennis. Ennis will lecture on the use of ceramics in British and European contemporary art as a tool to discuss issues of representation and narrative.

The lecture is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.


November 18, 2011*

Friends of the Museum Holiday Kick-Off Party

*Tentative date. Exact details will be sent by invitation only. For more information on becoming a 'Friend of the Museum' contact membership services at 909-537-3373.


January 12, 2012, 5-6:15 p.m.

Art History Lecture
"Love, Sex, & Sensuality in Ancient Egypt," by Museum Director Eva Kirsch. The lecture is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.

View January Art History Lecture Flier [PDF]


February 9, 2012, 5-6:15 p.m.

Art History Lecture
The lecture is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.


February 16, 2012, 6-8 p.m.

Reception:
Full Deck: A Short History of Skate Art"
Full Deck Exhibition Announcement [PDF]
For more information visit our special events page or call 909-537-7373.


February 23, 2012, 6-8 p.m.

Movie Screening
Dogtown and Z-boys
RAFFMA, Main Gallery

This event is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.

Dogtown and Z-Boys flier [PDF]


March 6, 2012

Lecture and Workshop with Todd Francis
Lecture: 12-1 p.m., RAFFMA, main gallery
Workshop: 2:30-5 p.m., Visual Arts Center

CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.


March 8, 2012, 5-6:15 p.m. - CANCELED

Art History Lecture
ETHICAL - REALLY? Challenges of Collecting, Researching and Publishing Ancient Art and Archeological Material.

The lecture is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.


April 12, 2012, 5-6:15 p.m.

Art History Lecture
ETHICAL - REALLY? Challenges of Collecting, Researching and Publishing Ancient Art and Archeological Material.

The lecture is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.


April 14, 2012

Skate and Art Demo
This event is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.

View Skate Demo Flier [PDF]


May 10, 2012, 6-7:30 p.m.

Celebrate Mother's Day at RAFFMA by experiencing the rituals and crafts of ancient Egyptian women and children. Learn colorful stories about the roles and daily lives of women and mothers in ancient Egypt, complete with a special guided tour of our collection.

Event: FREE. Parking: $5. Parking available in Lots M, L, A or Parking Structure West. Special hourly and daily permits for Lot M can be purchased at the museum front desk.

For more information call 909-537-7373 or view An Evening with Mummy Flier [PDF]


May 11, 2012, 6-9 p.m.

Art Bash: "When Art and Advertising Collide" hosted by the American Advertising Federation - Inland Empire Chapter

View Art Bash Flier [PDF]


May 17, 2012, 5-6:15 p.m.

Art History Lecture
The lecture is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.


May 18, 2012, 7-11 p.m.

International Museums Day Art Costume Ball

Out of Place, Out of Time

Admission is free. CSUSB parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373 or e-mail raffma@csusb.edu.


May 24, 2012, 12-1:15 p.m.

"Living My Dream: A Conversation with the Artist Synthia SAINT JAMES."

World renowned multicultural artist Synthia SAINT JAMES will lead a discussion on her journey to success and inspire others to live their own dream. Book signing immediately following the talk.

View SAINT JAMES Artist Talk Flier [PDF]
View Synthia SAINT JAMES 'Art and Life Lecture' Press Release [PDF]

For more information on the artist visit: http://www.synthiasaintjames.com/

Admission is free. CSUSB parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373 or e-mail raffma@csusb.edu.


May 24, 2012, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Art & Music in 19th Century Vienna

Through masterfully performed live music and a vivid collage of images and stories, the audience will be magically transported to the lively and culturally rich city of Vienna—the city of Beethoven and Klimt.

Featuring:
Cynthia Jansen, mezzo-soprano
Suzan Hanson, soprano
Victoria Kirsch, pianist
Michèle Tacchia & San Bernardino's Symphonie Jeunesse
Eva Kirsch, narrative

Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Concert Lecture: 7 p.m.

View Art and Music in 19th Century Vienna Flier [PDF].The concert lecture is free and open to the public. CSUSB Parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373.


May 30, 2012, 4-6:00 p.m.

Artist Talk with Annie Buckley

View Annie Buckley: Into the Deep press release [PDF].

Admission is free. CSUSB parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373 or e-mail raffma@csusb.edu.


June 15, 2012, 5-9 p.m.

42nd Annual Student Art Exhibition
5-6 p.m.: Award Ceremony
6-9 p.m.: Reception

View 42nd Annual Student Art Exhibition Poster [PDF]

Admission is free. CSUSB parking is $5. For more information call 909-537-7373 or e-mail raffma@csusb.edu.


July 23-26, 2012

Summer Egyptian Art Workshop for Kids

Each year RAFFMA organizes the Summer Egyptian Art Workshop for Kids. This popular program draws in fifth and sixth-grade students from neighboring communities throughout San Bernardino County. Kids explore ancient Egyptian art, culture, and History through archaeological digs, an interactive timeline, a Museum scavenger hunt, recreation of an Egyptian tomb, mummy masks, and clay beads from authentic ancient Egyptian molds.

  • Session I: July 23-24, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Session II: July 25-26, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

View 2012 workshop brochure and registration application [PDF]

For more information call 909-537-7373 or e-mail raffma@csusb.edu.