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January 8, 2019

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Celebrates the 75th Ceramic Annual

On January 26, Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery will kick off its 75th Ceramic Annual.

January 7, 2019

In the News: Scripps Ceramics Collection Featured in LA Times

Lasting Impressions: Selections from the Scripps College Permanent Collection was featured in a list of SoCal museum openings in the Los Angeles Times.

January 7, 2019

In the News: Scripps Faculty Suchi Branfman Featured in LA Dance Chronicle for Prison Outreach

The LA Dance Chronicle featured Scripps lecturer and choreographer Suchi Branfman in an article about her presentation at the ART + PRACTICE Exhibition Space in November.

January 7, 2019

In the Media: Alum Jill D’Alessandro Featured by PBS for Work Curating Contemporary Muslim Fashion

Jill D’Alessandro ’90 was featured in a PBS NewsHour special on the De Young Museum in San Francisco.

December 21, 2018

Professor Juliet Koss named to Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art

Juliet Koss, professor of art history, has been appointed to the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art, effective October 15, 2018.

December 20, 2018

In the Media: Meher McArthur Publishes Article on Chinese Representations of Buddhist Spirituality

BuddhistDoor Global published an article by Meher McArthur, the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections, titled  “Guanyin and the Filial Parrot: An Emperor's Golden Offering.” The article explores representations of the Buddhist bodhisattva, called Guanyin, in Chinese art.

December 6, 2018

Clark Humanities Museum to Host Holocaust Exhibition

The Clark Humanities Museum of Scripps College is pleased to host the West Coast debut of Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life, a powerful exploration of the Holocaust as told through the journal entries of a 20-year-old Jewish woman living under the Vichy regime. On loan from the Mémorial de la Shoah, the Holocaust Museum in Paris, the exhibition is on view January 22-February 28, 2018. Visiting hours are 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

November 14, 2018

Scripps Presents: Glory Edim

Glory Edim brings together communities of book fans and aficionados to celebrate a deep appreciation for black women’s writing.

November 8, 2018

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery: Salt and Silver, Early Photography, 1840–1860

Salted paper prints, with their soft images in charcoal, sepia, and ochre, represent one of the earliest photographic technologies and offer rare glimpses into seldom seen worlds. Beginning Saturday, November 10, a selection of these rare prints will be on view in Salt and Silver, Early Photography, 1840–1860 at Scripps’ Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Art. The exhibition, which will run through December 16, was organized in collaboration with the Wilson Centre for Photography, London.

October 30, 2018

Spotlight on Staff: Meher McArthur, Scripps’ Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Curator of Academic Programs and Collections

This past June, Meher McArthur was named the first Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. McArthur is an accomplished author, curator, and educator with expertise in Asian art.