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Williamson Awarded Grant from the NEA

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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.

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Todd Walker

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Todd Walker’s career in photography began as a teen at RKO studios in the early 1930s, polishing the floors that Fred Astaire danced on. He went on to become a celebrated photographer who pushed the medium beyond defined boundaries.

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Focus on Photographs: Building a Collection at Scripps

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Focus on Photographs: Building Photograph Collections at Scripps features some of the finest photographs in the Scripps Collection.

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Journeys End in Art Lovers’ Meeting: The Annual Scripps Collectors’ Circle

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The conservation of the Shakespeare reliefs on campus was one project that received financial support at the annual meeting of the Scripps Collectors’ Circle. Members also voted to include photography, Japanese paintings, ceramics and artists’ books to the College’s collection of artworks.

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The Fine Art of Education: Scripps Collectors’ Circle

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The Scripps Collectors’ Circle has significantly enhanced the College’s collection of art, all in the space of one glittering annual event. Whistler’s “Hurlingham” (shown here) was among the pieces acquired at last year’s gathering.

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Lessons Learned in London

As Aleedra mentioned, today is officially the last day of the RCWG summer internships. However, I’ll be here for another week, because last week I had the amazing opportunity to travel to London.The purpose of my 9-day trip was a summer course at the Courtauld Institute of Art entitled “Artists’ Materials: Invention and Innovation.” The […]

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This Is Not Goodbye

Tomorrow is the last day of my internship. Putting that down in writing doesn’t make it seem any less surreal. It doesn’t help that today has been particularly unusual for me. I share an office with Kathryn and Mckenzie, both of whom are in LA today, along with Tiffany. (Mckenzie and Tiffany work with conservator […]

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Tiles and Smiles

Yesterday all of the interns, along with Curator of Visual Resources John Trendler, went to the First Street Gallery Art Center in Claremont for a tile-making workshop.First Street Gallery Art Center is a non-profit program of the Tierra del Sol Foundation, which serves adults with developmental disabilities in the San Fernando and San Gabriel/Pomona Valleys. […]

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Halfway Point

I can’t believe I’m writing this—our Getty internship is more than halfway complete. We were warned during the first week that we would feel this way by Week 5, but I think we’re all still shocked at how quickly the time has passed.And it’s no wonder! We’ve had very busy schedules for the past few […]

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St. Michael Update!

In my last post, I mentioned that St. Michael’s gilding would be finished in the next several days. And indeed it was; after nine long months of careful work, all of the remaining gold has been secured. And how it shimmers!The next step is structural conservation. Tiffany, Donna, and I have already removed about a […]

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