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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

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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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SHIKI: The Four Seasons in Japanese Art, Jan. 30-Aug. 1, 2021

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“Shiki: The Four Seasons in Japanese Art” considers the aesthetic expression of the seasons in Japan.

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She Rises: Selections from the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection

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“Art is not a luxury as many people think – it is a necessity. It documents history – it helps educate people and stores knowledge for generations to come.” -Dr. Samella Lewis All works are part of the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection, Scripps College The first Black woman to earn a doctorate in fine […]

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Wisdom, Compassion and Wrath: The Many Faces of Female Buddhist Deities – Intern Exhibition Online

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For over two millennia, Buddhist practitioners have aspired to liberate themselves and all other living beings from the suffering of saṃsāra—a Sanskrit term which refers to the never-ending cycle of death and rebirth endured by all inhabitants of the six Buddhist realms of existence. In order to transcend saṃsāra, Buddhists strive to rid themselves of […]

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Marin Sarvé-Tarr ’08

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Marin Sarvé-Tarr is currently an assistant curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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