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3824 + 3834 Main Street
Riverside, CA 92501

Tel: (951) 827-4787


General admission: $6.00
Seniors, Jurors, and Veterans (must show ID): $3.00
College Students (must show valid ID): Free
Children under 12 accompanied by an adult: Free
UCR Faculty and Staff (must show valid ID): Free
Museum Members: Free

California Museum of Photography & the Culver Center of the Arts

*PLEASE NOTE: California Museum of Photography will be temporarily closed for facility upgrades beginning March 1, 2018. Programming will resume July 2018. Meanwhile, museum guests can view current exhibitions at the Culver Center of the Arts located next door to the California Museum of Photography.


*Public/Gallery Hours (Culver Center of the Arts)
Tuesday - Thursday: 11am-5pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am-7pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm
First Thursdays - Downtown Riverside Art Walk

5pm-9pm (FREE Admission)

First Sundays - Family Events (October through May)
11am-4pm (FREE Admission)

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

The ARTSblock is closed during the following holidays: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Open 30 minutes before performances begin. Check performance listings for start times.

Schedule a Tour

Screening Room - Films
Evening films typically begin at 7pm, Saturday Matinee films begin at 3pm. Ticket prices for UCR ARTSblock's regular weekly film series are $9.99 per person in the evening, $8.00 for the Saturday Matinee, and $5 for students anytime.


From 60-East (from Los Angeles)

[Mapquest may direct you to transition to 91-West and then exit Mission Inn Ave. However, it is easier to exit from 60-East, Market St. exit]

  • Take Market St. exit
  • Turn RIGHT off ramp onto Market St.
  • Drive past Mission Inn Ave.
  • Turn LEFT onto University Ave.
  • Drive past Main Street/Pedestrian Mall
  • Then take first RIGHT onto Orange St.
  • Turn right onto 9th St., drive short block, non-public parking structure on your left, turn RIGHT into alleyway, just before a yellow fire hydrant, then left into parking lot or loading dock area if making deliveries.

Parking lot rates are priced at reasonable rates and are in effect from 9-5, Mon-Fri. Parking is free before and after that time period and on weekends.