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Clark Humanities Museum

The goal of the Clark Humanities Museum, which opened in 1970, is to give students the crucial opportunity to engage directly with original works of art and other artifacts of material culture related to their courses—an irreproducible experience that sharpens critical inquiry, fosters interdisciplinary thinking, and offers the keen poignancy of authenticity in our increasingly virtual digital age.

Ceramic by Anne Scott Plummer

Poet Li Bai by Huang Shen

Clark Humanities Museum Past Events

August-October 2018
“The Human Form, in clay, wood and bronze” with over forty 3-dimensional works from contemporary ceramics to 18th century bronze Buddhist statues. In conjunction with Art 125 Figurative Ceramic Sculpture, Art History 150 Arts of China, and Core III Bodies in Motion.

“Deities and Common folk: Chinese art from the Scripps College Collections with a dozen Chinese landscape and figural paintings from the 16-19th centuries. In conjunction with Art History 150 Arts of China.

A Reading in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Publication of “Rolling the R’s”

April 2016

R. Zamora Linmark joins us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of, “Rolling the R’s”. In this daring first novel, tour-de-force experiments in narrative structure, pidgin, and perspective roll every “are”, throwing new …

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February 2016

Writer and critic Chris Kraus will deliver a lecture from her in-progress critical biography of the late American writer Kathy Acker. The author of four novels and two books of cultural criticism, Kraus is a frequent contributor to leading art …

February 2016

Writer and critic Chris Kraus will deliver a lecture from her in-progress critical biography of the late American writer Kathy Acker. The author of four novels and two books of cultural criticism, Kraus is a frequent contributor to leading art …

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Clark Humanities Museum Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00am-12:30pm
1:30-5:00pm

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