The Williamson Gallery’s interns have teamed up to create an exhibition on a theme of their choosing.
Art Conservation was the topic of the day on the statewide public affairs program, “California Edition,” recently. Brad Pomerance, host of the TV program, interviewed Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Director and Associate Professor of Art History Mary MacNaughton ’70 on the topic. Professor MacNaughton discussed the many opportunities available at Scripps for art conservation students. […]
Between 1978 and his death in 1984, Ansel Adams created a special inventory of photographic prints of the pieces he considered to be his finest and most iconic. One of these sets has found a home at Scripps.
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that the Williamson Gallery is among those organizations to receive an NEA Art Works grant to conserve four Chinese textiles in the Scripps art collection, the oldest dating from the late sixteenth to early seventeenth century.
Los Angeles Times art critic Christopher Knight has named “Clay’s Tectonic Shift” as one of the ten best art museum exhibits of 2012. In doing so, Knight places the Williamson Gallery’s exhibition alongside exhibits created by such notable institutions as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Getty Museum.