RIVERSIDE, Calif. --A free exhibit about modern influences on local artists opens Thursday at the Riverside Metropolitan Museum, 3580 Mission Inn Ave.The show, "Artists Declare," offers samples of art's external influences -- family, traditions, current events, political issues and technology -- as well as comments from the artists themselves. Works by Charles Bibbs, Justin Huffman, Beatriz Krumbein and Douglas Miles will be exhibited.
There is an opening reception at the museum from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, during Arts Walk, the monthly open house for Riverside galleries and museums.
The exhibit continues until March 15, 2009.
For more information, call (951) 826-5273.