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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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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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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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The “True” India: The Creation of a Nationalist Identity – Virtual Intern Exhibition

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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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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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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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Mirror, Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

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Mirror, Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar August 29–December 6, 2020 Williamson Gallery, Scripps College Perhaps you can go home again, after all: Scripps College celebrates the return of alumna Alison Saar ’78, renowned sculptor and printmaker, this fall in Mirror, Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and […]

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