Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

Art conservation at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

The mission of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery is to serve as an important teaching instrument and visual resource in the education of Scripps women. The main purpose of the Gallery is to acquire, preserve, catalog, research, and exhibit works of art in Scripps College’s collection. The Gallery makes use of this collection, works loaned from other institutions, as well as works of diverse artists, to present exhibitions that enhance the Scripps curriculum in the arts and humanities.

Upcoming Events

Date(s) Event
January 24-April 5, 2015 71st Scripps College Ceramics Annual

Julia Haft-Candell, guest curator, presents a selection of hybrid works, including ceramics with other materials, that, as she says, “hint at the familiar and steer toward the indefinable.”

February 9, 2015 Lotus Moon: Art by the Buddhist Nun Rengetsu

Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875), a Buddhist nun, poet, calligrapher, potter and painter, is considered to be one of the greatest artistic geniuses of 19th-century Kyoto. Asian art scholar Meher McArthur presents Rengetsu's work. Supported by the Jacqueline Avant Lectures in Japanese Art.

March 2, 2015 Gold on Black: Japanese Lacquer of the Edo and Meiji Eras

Hollis Goodall, curator of Japanese Art, LACMA

April 6, 2015 Arbor of Pure Breeze: The Tea House as a Living Museum

Robert Hori, Urasenke Tea Ceremony Organization, Huntington Gardens

May 1-17, 2015 2015 Scripps Senior Art Exhibition

An annual exhibition of final thesis projects created by graduating studio art majors, the Senior Art Show is the culmination of the studio art major at Scripps.