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The Art Detectives: Art Conservation Talks Mar. 6, 27 & Apr. 10

Lecture Series: The Art Detectives: How to Cheat Time, Investigate Art, And Sustain Culture Each lecture in The Art Detectives series will be held in Steele Hall 101 from 7 to 9 pm. Light refreshments follow the presentations. These lectures, free and open to the public, are funded by the Spencer Program and hosted by the […]

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Roles of the Museum Conservator: Mon., Feb. 4 at Noon

Roles of the Museum Conservator Monday, February 4, 2019, Noon Hampton Room, Malott Commons Geneva Griswold ’07, Associate Conservator, Seattle Art Museum, will present her lecture as part of the Art Conservation Lecture Series, Tuesday (though this lecture will be held on a Monday) Noon Academy. This event is free and open to the public. […]

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Electoral College: SCC Votes on Additions to Collections

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SCC members voted to include new works in photography, ceramics (17th c. and 18th c. Japanese and modern) and sculpture to the College’s collection of artworks.

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Collective Bargaining: SCC Votes to Add to Scripps Collection

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SCC members voted to include photography, prints, a Japanese theater costume, ceramics and artists’ books to the College’s collection of artworks.

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Conserving Works of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

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Rare and valuable Chinese paintings from the 16th through 19th centuries are being conserved and used for teaching and exhibitions at Scripps.

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Art Conservation the Topic of the Day on California Edition

Art Conservation the Topic of the Day on California Edition

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. […]

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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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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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NEA Grant to Conserve Sixteenth-Century Chinese Dragon Tapestry

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The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College is one of 788 not-for-profit national, regional, state, and local organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Gallery is to receive a $10,000 grant to treat a Chinese textile altar panel of a dragon, which dates back to the late sixteenth century.

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Art Conservation Courses

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  Two new courses in art conservation were offered in the fall by Dr. Eric Doehne, a materials scientist and consultant specializing in the analysis and conservation of historic stone, concrete, glass, pigments and ceramics. In addition to teaching at Scripps, Dr. Doehne is the Chaire Internationale at the University of Cergy Pontoise for the […]

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