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September 16 @ 12:00 pm - September 27 @ 1:15 pm

In 2018, Sehba Sarwar’s site-specific installation was commissioned by the Menil Collection, Houston, Texas. The installation is being viewed for the first time in California at Scripps College’s 100-year-old carob tree that pre-dates the college.

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12:00 pm

Asian Art Treasures at Scripps College

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, 251 E. 11th St.
Claremont, 91711
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This exhibition will spotlight Scripps’ Asian art treasures, selected for their exceptional artistic quality and historical importance. Begun in the 1940s, the Scripps College Asian art collection has grown to include several thousand paintings, prints, books, ceramics, textiles, and metalwork and lacquerware objects. On display for the first time will be recently donated Japanese porcelain […]

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4:15 pm

Merging Cultures: Black Composers

September 26 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Newly discovered work by African American classical composer Florence Price is interpreted by violinist Er-Gene Kahng & works by classical Haitian composers, such as Ludovic Lamothe, are interpreted by Montreal-based composer & pianist David Bontemps

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7:00 pm

We Are the Weather: Jonathan Safran Foer in Conversation

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garrison Theater, Scripps College, 241 E. 10th Street
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Interweaving his experience as a new father with investigative journalism on America’s disturbing farm practices, Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals inspired a new generation of vegetarians. His latest book, We Are the Weather, is a frank and fascinating assessment of the role humans play in global warming, and how change may start with what we eat—or don’t eat—for breakfast. The […]

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