Artist Star Montana took part in an event hosted by the UC Riverside Department of Creative Writing, which invited students, faculty, and staff to engage in conversations about finding ways to succeed in creative fields. The CSRC was mentioned for having showcased Montana’s work in a library exhibition in 2016.
This series of narrated photo essays for Artbound includes interviews with La Raza Magazine photographers, who share their thoughts on the Chicano Movement and its relevance today. Participating photographers are Patricia Borjon-Lopez, Oscar Castillo, Moctesuma Esparza, Luis Garza, Gil Lopez, Joe Razo, Raul Ruiz, Maria Marquez Sanchez, and Devra Weber. The CSRC contributed images from the La Raza Photograph Collection.
A feature on the exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, which recently opened at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum in Miami. The exhibition, organized in collaboration with the CSRC, was previously at the Vincent Price Art Museum.
This feature in Artbound examines the use of Lincoln Heights’s Church of the Epiphany by La Raza contributors as a location to organize and meet during the Chicano movement. Images for the article were provided by the CSRC from the La Raza Photograph Collection.
This Artbound feature examines the role of La Raza newspaper and magazine as a political platform for the Chicano movement during its 1967–1977 publication run. The CSRC holds the La Raza Newspaper Collection and the La Raza Photograph Collection; images from the latter were used in this piece.
La Raza, a documentary produced for the series Artbound on KCET, a public broadcasting network, is currently streaming online. The film extensively utilizes images from two special collections at the CSRC: La Raza Photograph Collection and La Raza Newspaper and Magazine Records.
A KCET documentary on La Raza Newspaper and Magazine, traveling exhibitions featuring CSRC materials, a new anthology on the education pipeline, an undergraduate internship opportunity, and more in this month’s newsletter!
(Image: A young woman reads La Raza Magazine during the National Chicano Moratorium, August 29, 1970. Photo by La Raza Staff Photographers. La Raza Photograph Collection)
This paid summer internship at the CSRC is structured around current and ongoing CSRC projects in the arts. In addition to contributing to the CSRC’s mission to provide information resources on Chicano history and culture, the intern—who must be enrolled in an undergraduate program—will gain career-relevant archival experience. Application deadline: April 27 at 5:00 p.m.
A review written by Charlene Villaseñor Black on the exhibitions Judithe Hernández and Patssi Valdez: One Path Two Journeys and Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell was published in Panorama: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art. Villaseñor Black is CSRC associate director and professor of art history and Chicano studies at UCLA.
A feature on the exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, which recently opened at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum in Miami.