Virtual Exhibitions

February 15, 2024

Just the Two of Us: Discovered Duos and Predestined Pairs

From siblings to soulmates to strangers, this exhibition explores the power of human connection. Often, intangible forces seem to unite a pair. These one-on-one ties are the building blocks of love, community, and humanity. Ten photographs from the Scripps College collection showcase a rich spectrum of relationships that complicate and enhance our worlds every day. […]

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October 12, 2022

Star Machine: Power and Politics of Women in 1930s Hollywood

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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May 11, 2022

Incipit Vita Artis: Susan Hertel, Alison Saar, & Elizabeth Turk

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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December 16, 2021

The “True” India: The Creation of a Nationalist Identity

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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January 25, 2021

She Rises: Selections from the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection

“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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January 24, 2021

Wisdom, Compassion and Wrath: The Many Faces of Female Buddhist Deities

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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April 9, 2020

The Back Story: Intern Exhibit Online

A Williamson tradition, the interns’ exhibition, is being held digitally this year.

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