A Free UCR ARTSblock film screening! This Saturday, March 2, 2013. 5:00pm. 

The screening of Le Voyage dans la Lune will be introduced by UCR Professor Susan Laxton, whose areas of specialization include the history of photography and European avantgarde art. Professor Laxton’s comprehensive talk will sketch the overview of early film, will show Lumiere clips as well, and will link these films to early chrono-photography.
Art Exhibition to Celebrate Citizens in Space

UCR ARTSblock will present “Free Enterprise: The Art of Citizen Space Exploration,” the first contemporary art exhibition in the U.S. to explore implications of civilian space travel, which represents a major political and cultural shift away from sponsorship by the federal government and toward a free-market, private enterprise model.The exhibit will open Jan. 19, 2013, and run through March 23.