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Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860

William Henry Fox Talbot, Nelson’s Column Under Construction, Trafalgar Square, April 1844, salted paper print from paper negative, courtesy of the Wilson Centre for Photography

This exhibition offers a singular opportunity to see some of the rarest and best early salt print photographs in the world.

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75th Scripps College Ceramic Annual

Paul Soldner, Wall Piece, 1982, 4 1/4 x 18 x 31 in., Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

For its 75th anniversary, the Ceramic Annual exhibition will feature the best of the collection.

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A Taste of Art: Lunchtime Art Talks

In this series of 15-miunute talks, Meher McArthur of the Williamson Gallery takes a close-up look at individual works in the collection.

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Salt and Silver Symposium, Sat., Nov. 10, 3-4:30 pm

Salt and Silver Symposium Saturday, November 10, 3-4:30 p.m. Humanities Auditorium, Scripps College Join us for an intriguing afternoon of presentations and discussion centered on the Salt and Silver exhibition, which features salted paper prints, one of the oldest photographic techniques. Later on that day, stop by the Gallery and view a collection of some […]

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Tues., Oct. 16: John Mason一Scale & Process in Sculpture Presentation

John Mason, Untitled (Firebrick Installation), 1973, Photo by the artist, John Mason Archives

Edward Cella, director, Edward Cella Art & Architecture, will speak on John Mason’s work, in conjunction with the current Mason exhibit at the Williamson.

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At the Clark: Michael Childers – Portraits of Artists

Michael Childers, Andy Warhol Closeup, 1976, gelatin silver print, 14 x 11 in., Scripps College Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Ray Bradbury, Mae West–the upcoming exhibit, Actors, Artists, and Authors: The Portraits of Michael Childers, at Scripps College showcases works by the photographer of the creative elite. Combining pieces from the Scripps College collection and works […]

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Noh at the Claremont Colleges

Scripps and Pomona Colleges celebrate Noh theater this fall, with exhibitions, lectures, and the world premier of a concert.

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World Bridge Lecture, March 24: 19 c. Japanese Artists’ Gardens

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Intriguing presentations on Asian art collections in America are the focus of these lectures.

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LACMA So Far: A Talk with Art Writer Suzanne Muchnic

November 18, 2015 Malott Commons, Hampton Room, Scripps College 1:00 p.m. with a book signing at 12:45. Tea and dessert follow the talk. In LACMA So Far, Suzanne Muchnic draws on decades of experience as a Los Angeles Times arts writer to relate the complicated story of how LACMA emerged as the largest art museum […]

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The Tea House as a Living Museum

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Arbor of Pure Breeze: The Tea House as a Living Museum The Williamson Gallery continues its exciting selection of year-long presentations on the Scripps College campus. Free of charge and open to the public, this presentation is an invitation to spend some time in a different world. Robert Hori Urasenke Tea Ceremony Organization, Huntington Gardens […]

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