Arts & Culture

Western Riverside County's arts and culture scene is unmatched whether you're an art enthusiast, a history buff, or just looking to learn. Marvel at sculptures and contemplate paintings, watch performers take the stage, or catch a movie at one of the classic drive-ins. It’s all here!

Live Theater, History & Drive-Ins

Unleash your inner theater buff! Catch awe-inspiring performances by local and touring artists at the historic Fox Performing Arts Center or the Riverside Municipal Auditorium. 

Art fans will want to check out the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture. Nestled in Downtown Riverside, Marin’s impressive collection of creative work is a cultural hub for education, appreciation, and engagement. There’s also the California Museum of Photography and the Barbara & Art Culver Center of the Arts, an arts hub and research center. And the cultural gem that is the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, an architectural marvel and National Historic Landmark.

Uncover Riverside's compelling history and pay your respects to fallen soldiers at the Riverside National Cemetery. Journey through aviation's evolution at the March Air Field. Visit the Miné Okubo collection at the Center for Social Justice & Civil Liberties to take in stories of resilience and justice. 

Those craving the nostalgic charm of yesteryear can head to Van Buren Drive-In Theatre in Riverside and Rubidoux Drive-In Theatre in Jurupa Valley. These iconic venues offer unique cinematic experiences, transporting you to a bygone era.

Explore the Art Scene

Western Riverside County’s arts, history, and retro charm offer something for everyone. From captivating performances to fascinating museums and nostalgic drive-in nights, your days and nights here will be full of inspiration and entertainment.