Join Inlandia Institute online for a conversation with renowned writer Susan Straight and eminent photographer Douglas McCulloh, as they discuss their powerful new book based on their 2013 show at Riverside Art Museum, More Dreamers of the Golden Dream, and give a sneak peak of the upcoming exhibition at Riverside Art Museum, opening October 7.
Susan Straight was born in Riverside, California, where she still lives with her family. Her memoir, In the Country of Women (Catapult Books, 2020) was a national bestseller. It was a Best Book of the Year by NPR and CodeSwitch, longlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence, and a Finalist for the Clara Johnson Prize for Women’s Literature. Her new novel, Mecca, will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in March 2022. She is Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at UC Riverside.
Douglas McCulloh is an artist, writer, and senior curator at the California Museum of Photography. His work has been shown nationally and internationally in more than 250 exhibitions including Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City; Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles; Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans; and Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Learn more about the exhibition at www.riversideartmuseum.org/dreamers2021. Conditions of entry for the reception: Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to entering the event. For full policy, visit www.riversideartmuseum.org/visit. Masks required.