The Bicentennial Courthouses

Photographs by William Clift

California Museum of Photography

July 13, 2006 - July 13, 2007

Opening Reception - Saturday, October 28, 2006, 7pm - 9pm

The most recent addition to UCR/CMP's Permanent Collection Gallery is a selection of five original 1970s photographs by William Clift. These finely crafted black and white compositions are from Clift's work for COURTHOUSE, a Bicentennial project that was commissioned by Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. Clift is one twenty-four photographers that were marshaled to create a comprehensive photographic record of American court houses. The entire archive of 1,100 photographs is currently housed within the Library of Congress.

Gift by David Strom
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Screening - Friday, September 26, 2014, 7pm
Screening - Saturday, September 27, 2014, 7pm


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