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78th Scripps College Ceramic Annual: Jan. 21 – Apr. 2, 2023

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  Handle Carefully: The Power of Words and Clay Opening reception on January 21 from 7 to 9 pm featuring live music and light refreshments. Admission is free and open to the public. Binding the visual with the conceptual, the works in Handle Carefully: The Power of Words and Clay—Scripps College’s 78th Ceramic Annual Exhibition—explore […]

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YŌKAI: Scenes of the Supernatural in Japanese Woodblock Prints

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Ghosts in the galleries: supernatural traveling exhibition from the Scripps College collection opened at Asia Society Texas on September 30th! Email Academic Curator Margalit Monroe (mmonroe at scrippscollege.edu) to reserve this special and spooky show.

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Tara: A Powerful Feminine Force

The presence of Tara in the Buddhist pantheon over the centuries, both as a bodhisattva and as a female buddha, has offered a sense of inclusivity to many female practitioners.

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Gods & Guardians in Asian Arts: Oct. 29 – Dec. 10

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Gods and Guardians in Asian Arts illuminates the celestial and the divine, the sacred and the spiritual, in a rich array of works from Scripps College’s permanent collection. The exhibition features 40 sculptures, paintings, and hallowed objects—from Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, and Tibet—many on display for the first time. Visit Hindu, Buddhist, Daoist, and […]

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to get there from here: Aug. 27 – Oct. 9, 2022

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  Please join us for the opening reception on Saturday, September 17th from 5 – 9 PM, with a live dance performance at 6 PM. Our events are free and open to the public. to get there from here is a choreographic investigation on mapping memories in and through the body.  Movement artists Maria Gillespie, […]

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Star Machine: Power and Politics of Women in 1930s Hollywood – Virtual Intern Exhibition

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Star Machine transports viewers to the Golden Age of Hollywood, and questions what makes it glitter. Behind the lights, camera, action—what forces were at work on the women of Hollywood? In a first for a virtual intern exhibition at the Williamson Gallery, 20 loans from other institutions like the Los Angeles Public Library and the […]

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Highlights of the Collection, Oliveira, Everts, and Marini

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These artists employ the recurring motif of bodily distortion to express postwar trauma.

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Incipit Vita Artis: Susan Hertel, Alison Saar, & Elizabeth Turk – Virtual Intern Exhibition

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A dream, a seed, a larger picture… What does it look like to be an artist? Incipit Vita Artis (Thus Begins a Life of Art) invites you into the art worlds of three contemporary alumnae artists— Susan Hertel ’52, Alison Saar ’78, and Elizabeth Turk ’83. While each artist has her own distinct style and […]

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Gilded Dharma: A Japanese Lotus Sutra

These sutra fragments are so sacred and artistically refined that they often rank among the most highly treasured objects in temple, museum, and private collections.

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Scripps College Senior Art Show 2022

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Flux Opens April 30th, 2022 | 7-9 PM Our lives have been in a constant state of flux over the last two years, forcing us to adapt as the pandemic pulls us at its will. Flux, the first in-person Scripps Senior Art Show since 2019, grapples with identity, change, and personal history in times of […]

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