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.
Join us on April 2, 2013 at noon for the last of the lectures hosted by the Williamson, with speaker Jill d’Alessandro, curator of costumes and textile arts, de Young Museum, San Francisco.
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.
Since its founding in 1936, Scripps College has collected art works for teaching purposes in and outside of the classroom. All of the College’s art works have been gifts to Scripps from generous donors who understand the intrinsic value of using original art to deeply enrich the education of our students. However, the College has [...]
To honor Paul Soldner’s life and work, on December 8, 2011 at 4 pm, a bronze piece of his will be dedicated in the Sculpture Garden, Bixby Court, between the Williamson Gallery and the Lincoln Ceramic Art Building at Scripps College.
Take a break from studying for finals and delve into the LA art scene of the fifties with “A Preview of Clay’s Tectonic Shift: John Mason, Ken Price, and Peter Voulkos, 1956-1968.” Mary MacNaughton, director of the Williamson Gallery and Associate Professor, Art History, Scripps, will give a preview of the upcoming exhibition at the [...]
The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery presents the “Paul Soldner At Scripps,” an exhibition illuminating his creative life as an artist and teacher and featuring many works he made at Scripps.
Photographs by pop icon Andy Warhol, the renowned Edward Weston, jazz era photographer Herman Leonard, fashion photographer Lillian Bassman, photographer to the stars, George Hurrell, and pictorial photographer Anne Brigman are featured in the second student-curated exhibit, Archetypal Form: The Art of Performance. These works can be viewed at Gallery 112 in Lang Hall at [...]