Astronauts, Rockets & Robots

Spacetoys from the Collection of David Whitmire Hearst Jr. Foundation

California Museum of Photography

January 19 - May 18, 2013



Astronauts, Rockets & Robots: Spacetoys from the Collection of David Whitmire Hearst Jr. Foundation will be on view January 19 through May 18, 2013. The exhibition features a selection of spacetoys from the early 1960s to the present. Astronauts, Rockets & Robots is presented in parallel with the ARTSblock exhibition Free Enterprise: the Art of Citizen Space Exploration. This exhibition is curated by Jonathan Green, Executive Director, UCR ARTSblock.



Photograph: Star Strider Robot AIJI 01 in action. Tin. Battery operated. Rotates. Guns behind doors in the chest. Released in the 1970s.

Events in Focus

Film

The Last of the Unjust

Screening - Friday, September 26, 2014, 7pm
Screening - Saturday, September 27, 2014, 7pm


Performance

SHOW-IN 2014, a project by Brianna Skellie and Margit Galanter

Friday, October 3, 2014, 11am - 7pm
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, October 5, 2014, 11am - 1pm

Long weekend of dance, collaboration, sharing, and material development