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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 events […]

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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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From Ceramics to Scrolls, SCC Enriches Art Collections

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The Scripps Collectors’ Circle met late last fall to choose a selection of new works for the College art collection.

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Lunchtime Art Talks Through Dec. 11

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Short lunchtime talks on works in the Asian Treasures exhibition, Wednesdays this fall.

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Highlights of the Collection: Peking Opera Robe

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The amazing colors, juxtapositions of images, and metamorphic potential of this costume continue to provide a window into the splendor of Beijing opera today.

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The Art Detectives: Art Conservation Talks Mar. 6, 27 & Apr. 10

Lecture Series: The Art Detectives: How to Cheat Time, Investigate Art, And Sustain Culture Each lecture in The Art Detectives series will be held in Steele Hall 101 from 7 to 9 pm. Light refreshments follow the presentations. These lectures, free and open to the public, are funded by the Spencer Program and hosted by the […]

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Art Bites on Wednesdays: Lunchtime Art Talks

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In this series of 15-miunute talks, Meher McArthur, Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections at the Williamson Gallery, takes a close-up look at individual ceramic works in the collection.

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A Taste of Art: Lunchtime Art Talks

In this series of 15-miunute talks, Meher McArthur of the Williamson Gallery takes a close-up look at individual works in the collection.

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The Highlights of the Collection: Noh Theater Robe

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The robe is decorated with wisteria flowers and fans with maple leaves, motifs dating back to the Heian period (c. 794–1185 CE) and associated with feminine refinement, elegance, and sensitivity.

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