January 25, 2016

Ken Gonzales-Day

Ken Gonzales-Day’s Searching for California’s Hang Trees series enriches the viewer’s understanding of the history of racial violence in America.

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September 1, 2014

Preserving Experiences in Hybrid Prints Presentation Tuesday, Sept. 16

September 16, Margaret Mathews-Berenson, independent curator, art advisor, critic, and educator, discusses “Nature and the Environment: Preserving Experiences in Hybrid Prints.” This presentation is free of charge and open to the public. Tuesday Noon Academy Presentations Hampton Room, Malott Commons, 12-1 p.m. For details call Karen Fagan at (909) 607-8507. Partially funded by the Ames and […]

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October 30, 2013

Todd Walker

Todd Walker’s career in photography began as a teen at RKO studios in the early 1930s, polishing the floors that Fred Astaire danced on. He went on to become a celebrated photographer who pushed the medium beyond defined boundaries.

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March 26, 2013

Michael Kenna

This juxtaposition of man-made objects to the natural world displaces the viewer’s focus away from the natural elements to the manmade, ultimately creating a sense of balance. Kenna continues to baffle the viewer through his interesting use of perspective.

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January 29, 2013

The Williamson Gallery Celebrates 20th Year of Getty Multicultural Internships

Initiated in the wake of Los Angeles’ civil unrest in 1992, the Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program seeks to increase diversity within the staffs of museums and visual arts organizations by offering paid internships to students of diverse backgrounds who either live or attend college in Los Angeles County. At Scripps, that mission is carried out in a variety of ways, including extensive hands-on work with the Scripps College art collection, interviews with professionals in the field, and a wide array of trips to the art meccas of Los Angeles.

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January 8, 2013

Nancy Macko

Macko came to a new understanding of the life cycle as a continuous process, rather than a series of discrete stages. Macko’s work encourages the viewer to join in this realization—to stop looking at childhood, youth, adulthood, and old age as separate phases, and to instead see the beautiful and surprising ways life’s phases overlap.

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June 26, 2012

Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints

Featured in this exhibition will be a rich array of woodblock prints by many of Japan’s leading artists on The Tale of Genji, which was written over 1,000 years ago by the Japanese court lady Murasaki Shikibu, and which has proven to be a great influence on Japanese culture.

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June 5, 2012

African-American Visions: Catalog

Accompanying the African American Visions exhibition is a catalog, which highlights works from the exhibition that are paired with short essays on the works, in large part written by the faculty of Scripps. An excerpt from the catalog on a recent gift to Scripps College follows.

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May 30, 2012

African-American Visions

In honor of Dr. Samella Lewis, Professor Emerita of Scripps College, this exhibition featured works from the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection at Scripps College and the personal collection of Samella Lewis. It focused on images by African American artists and other artists who address the African American experience.

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April 5, 2012

Summer Hiatus

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery is closed for Summer 2012.  We will reopen with the African-American Visions exhibition on September 1st, 2012.

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