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77th Scripps College Ceramic Annual: Feb. 5 to Apr. 17, 2022

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  Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there will be no opening reception, and instead, we will have a closing reception on April 16. We will update with visiting protocol closer to this date. The closing reception will be held at the Williamson Gallery, featuring live music and light refreshments, from 7 to 9 pm. Our […]

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The “True” India: The Creation of a Nationalist Identity – Virtual Intern Exhibition

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This exhibition explores the role of 20th-century modern artists—J. Sultan Ali, M.F. Husain, Jamini Roy, and Rabindranath Tagore—in creating and shaping India’s national identity. Featuring 13 works of art, including paintings, bronze sculptures, photography, and rare books, this exhibition provides a look at pre-and post-colonial Indian artistic responses to the global modernist art movement. The […]

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Recent Acquisitions of Laurie Brown’s Photography

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The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery has recently acquired five photographs from Southern California-based photographer Laurie Brown (Scripps College class of ‘59). Brown’s work focuses on the oftentimes jarring division between the rural and the urban, addressing issues from urban sprawl to the impact of industrialization on the natural landscape. She is interested in areas that […]

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LA EDGE: Scripps Faculty in Art and Media Studies part 2

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Please enjoy this video edited by Vivian Monteiro ’23. Vivian was our Getty Summer 2021 Curatorial Intern and is currently the Lincoln Scholar/Project Assistant for ArtstART. SAVE THE DATE Opening Reception: Thursday, November 4th From 5:30 – 7:30 pm The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery is excited to announce the opening of LA Edge Part II, […]

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Look Up

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“Look Up is an immersive art event is open exclusively to the 5c colleges and faculty. The event is being coordinated by Scripps Presents. I have included a link below for the registration page. Registration is free and can be completed on Eventbrite via the link below. Scripps Presents Event & Registration Link:  https://www.scrippscollege.edu/events/calendar/look-up-an-immersive-pop-up-art-event Elizabeth Turk is […]

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LA EDGE: Scripps Faculty in Art and Media Studies

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As we welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus after over a year of teaching remotely, the Art and Media Studies Departments are excited to share their practices with the Claremont Community.   This two-part exhibition showcases the work of faculty who have been teaching at Scripps for many years, the greatly appreciated colleagues […]

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Tara Contractor ’13

Tara Contractor

The four years I spent working at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery were as essential a part of my Scripps education as any of my classes. I’ve worked at a number of other arts institutions since graduating, but nowhere else exposed me to so many different kinds of art world experiences.

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Guanyin and the Filial Parrot: An Emperor’s Golden Offering

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Visit the vaults with our keepers of the collection. The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery stewards a rich array of art at Scripps College, and we want to bring you behind-the-scenes. Explore our treasures!

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Maya Angelou Joins Our Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection

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  In 2007, Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Mary MacNaughton ’70, artist Alison Saar ’78, and Professor Emerita Susan Rankaitis, created the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection. The collection was formed in honor of Dr. Lewis’ seminal career as an esteemed artist, curator and art historian, visionary museum founder, and celebrated […]

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Marielle Epstein ’18

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Marielle Epstein ’18 is Department Coordinator for the Couture and Luxury Accessories and Asian Works of Art departments at Hindman Auctions. “My role enables me to engage hands-on with amazing objects and their markets, and I am so pleased that the foundation I built at Scripps is so closely tied to my work every day.”

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