Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Public Programs & Special Events


First Sundays First Sundays Family Day (Family/Children ages 3 and up)
Next Date: May 4 | Captain Carl & His Live Sea Animals
Arts Walk Riverside Arts Walk (Youth-Adult)
May 1 | Aztec Dance Performance & May Day Garlands
Discovery Days (Ages 3 – 10)
April 16  | Who Lays Eggs?
21st Annual Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social
June 29 | Riverside Metropolitan Museum's Heritage House | Heritage House
Tea Party and Etiquette Presentation for Kids 
April 26 | $15 per child | Heritage House
April 2014
2 RMA Lecture Series Out and About to Benedict’s Castle
3 Arts Walk 6:00-9:00 pm-An Avocado Arts Walk
6 First Sunday 1:00-4:00 pm- Insect-A-Rama
6 Adult Garden Tea at Heritage House 2:00-4:00 pm
8 RMM Board Meeting 4:00-5:00 pm
9 RMA Trip Norton Simon Museum of Art in Pasadena and McCormick’s Restaurant
10 RMA Board Meeting 4:00-5:00 pm
     RMA Fundraiser Tour and Taste 6:00 – 8:30 pm at the Fox Entertainment Plaza

15 Heritage House Docent Meeting (At Heritage House) 9:30-11:30 am
16 Discovery Days 1:30-4:30 pm
20 - Museum Closed
26 Children’s Tea & Etiquette Presentation 2:00-3:30 pm

May 2014
1 Arts Walk 6:00-9:00 pm- Aztec Dance Performance & May Day Paper Garlands
4 First Sunday 1:00-4:00 pm- Captain Carl
7 RMA Lecture Series
8 RMA Board Meeting 4:00-5:00 pm
13 RMM Board Meeting 4:00-5:00 pm
14 RMA Trip
17 Design By Nature Program 1 - 4 pm  More Info To Follow
18 Adult Garden Tea at Heritage House 2:00-4:00 pm
20 Heritage House Docent Meeting (Heritage House) 9:30-11:30 am
21 Discovery Days 1:30-4:30 pm- Who Pooped?

June 2014
4 RMA Lecture Series
5 Arts Walk 6:00-9:00 pm-Rock Painting
10 RMM Board Meeting 4:00-5:00 pm
11RMA Trip
12 RMA Board Meeting 4:00-5:00 pm
17 Heritage House Docent Meeting (Heritage House) 9:30-11:30 am
18 Discovery Days 1:30-4:30 pm-Seashells on the Seashore
19 RMA Annual Membership & Installation Dinner 5:30pm
29 Heritage House Ice Cream Social 12:00-4:00 pm
30 Heritage House CLOSED for Summer


Ongoing Public Programs

first sundays family program
First Sundays
1st Sunday of every month, October – May, 1 – 4 pm | Best for Families and Children | Free
First Sundays is a monthly series of free family programs featuring different activities for children and youth. The museum is one of many participating locations. First Sunday programs are generously supported by the Arts Council and the Riverside Museum Associates. More info...

Riverside Arts Walk
1st Thursday of every month, 6:00 – 9:00 pm | Best for All Ages | Free
Riverside Arts Walk features art, culture, and entertainment. Visit over 22 downtown locations, including museums, galleries and studios, presenting an eclectic mix of visual and performing arts. More info...

Discovery Days
3rd Wednesday of every month, 1:30 – 4:30 pm | Best for Children Ages 3 – 10 | Free
Discovery Days feature hands-on activities, live animals and plants, and animal experts engaging kids in the process of discovery. More info...

Annual Special Events
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration  (Nov. 2, 2014)

Victorian Christmas Open House at Heritage House (Dec. 14, 2014)

An Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social  at Heritage House (June 29, 2014)

Chinese Moon Festival at Heritage House (September 7, 2014)

Quick Links
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Main Museum
3580 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone: (951) 826-5273

Monday Closed
Tuesday - Friday* 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm
*Open 9am – 9pm on the First Thursday of the Month for Arts Walk
Closed Major Holidays
Heritage House
8193 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504

Open Sept (1st weekend after labor day) to June.
Monday - Thursday Closed
Friday - Sunday Noon - 3:30pm
Closed Major Holidays
Harada House
Not Open to the Public
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