Arts and Culture

April 11, 2016

Spotlight on Faculty: Myriam J. A. Chancy, Hartley Burr Alexander Chair of the Humanities

Haitian-Canadian/American author and scholar Myriam J. A. Chancy was appointed in 2015 as the Hartley Burr Alexander Chair of the Humanities, Scripps College’s most prestigious, external endowed professorship.

March 21, 2016

Scripps College Achieves Top Honors Among California College Dance Programs

Student dancers from the Scripps Dance program achieved regional and national recognition for their choreography and performances among 47 works presented at the American College Dance Conference—Baja Regional held at California State University, Los Angeles, on March 16-19.

February 9, 2016

Spotlight on Students: Tali Caspi ’18 Is Making Music with the 5C Band Details

Though only a sophomore, Tali Caspi ’18 has quickly become a figure in The Claremont Colleges’ music scene as the double bassist, singer, and a contributing songwriter in the 5C student band Details.

December 11, 2015

British Arts Studies Blog Features Scripps College Professor Ken Gonzales-Day’s Photo Essay on “Bust of a Man”

British Arts Studies, an online, open-access and peer-reviewed journal of The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Yale Center for British Art, featured in its inaugural issue an interview with Scripps College Professor Ken Gonzales-Day about his introduction to and photographic essay about Francis Harwood’s Bust of a Man at the […]

December 8, 2015

Scripps College Alumna Alison Saar’s ’78 Sculpture Installed in Downtown LA

Los Angeles District Attorney's "Inside LADA" blog highlights the installation of Scripps College alumna Alison Saar's ('78) bronze sculpture entitled "Embodied"

December 1, 2015

The Risk of A Lifetime

Quartz magazine, which features global news designed for reading on digital tablets and smart phones, highlights Scripps College philosophy professor Rivka Weinberg's new book The Risk of A Lifetime.

October 26, 2015

Professor Ken Gonzales-Day’s Photographic Work on Lynching and Violence

Scripps Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s recent photographic work combines images of a reconstructed lynching scene of a Latino man in 1920 with images of recent protests surrounding police brutality, as featured in an interview with

September 30, 2015

Catherine Coulson ’65, Scripps Alumna and Actress, Obituary in the New York Times

The New York Times announced that Catherine Coulson ’65, a Scripps alumna and actress, died on September 28, 2015, at the age of 71. She gained notoriety and a fan following for her television role as Margaret Lanterman, “the Log Lady,” in 12 episodes of David Lynch’s popular series Twin Peaks (1990). Catherine performed for […]

September 15, 2015

LA Times Highlights Williamson Gallery Photo Exhibition

Los Angeles Times features “Documenters and Storytellers: Photographic Narratives in the 20th Century” at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College.

March 18, 2015

Claremont Colleges TV: Ready for Primetime Players

Claremont Colleges TV offers Scripps College students the chance to experiment with and create whatever kind of media they like, whether it’s news, editorials, or a trip on the Spacecouch.