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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 […]

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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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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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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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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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The Williamson’s Year at a Glance, 2020 – 2021

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2020-2021 offers an exciting roster of exhibitions: check what’s coming up at the gallery!

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Highlights of the Collection: Marini, Horse and Rider

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2019 Wilson Summer Intern Chenlu (Cindy) Zhu ’19 analyzes the work of Marino Marini, who employs the motif of bodily distortion to express postwar trauma.

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