Arts and Culture

March 21, 2024

Student-Run Exhibition on Display at Clark Humanities Museum

From March 22 to April 12, the Clark Humanities Museum will be hosting Portraying the Self in the Anthropocene, an exhibition prepared by the students of the Core II course “Scaped Subjects: Portraying the Self in the Anthropocene.”

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March 4, 2024

Lynne Thompson ’72 to Publish New Poetry Collection

Los Angeles Poet Laureate Lynne Thompson ’72 will release her newest collection of poetry, Blue on a Blue Palette, on April 16, 2024.

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February 27, 2024

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s 79th Ceramic Annual

The 79th Scripps College Ceramic Annual, the longest continuous exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the nation, is ongoing and will continue until April 7.

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November 2, 2023

Core III Class Unveils Rock ‘N’ Roll Exhibition at Clark Humanities Museum

Through the curation of merchandise, records, and other artifacts, Huang’s class highlighted the ways in which young people in LA used and continue to use music to support both themselves and each other as artists.

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October 17, 2023

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Announces New Exhibition, Queer-ish

Queer-ish highlights Ken Gonzales-Day’s personal collection of 19th- and 20th-century vernacular photographs—snapshots of everyday life and subjects—depicting people who may have identified as LGBTQ+.

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October 10, 2023

ASIANetwork Grant Funds Student and Faculty Research Trip to Malaysia

The research trip was fully funded by a Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows Program grant of more than $24,000 from ASIANetwork, a professional organization of more than 140 member colleges that strives to promote the development of Asian studies within the liberal arts.

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September 19, 2023

Claremont Lewis Museum of Art to Host Exhibition of Ken Gonzalez-Day’s Work

The exhibition, Face to Face, will feature two of Gonzalez-Day’s overlapping series, Pandemic Portraits and Profiled, and will run through January 21, 2024.

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September 6, 2023

Library of Congress Highlights Martha Gonzalez in Labor Day Songwriting Tribute

Gonzalez is the lead singer, songwriter, and percussionist for the Grammy Award–winning band Quetzal.

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August 17, 2023

Gettin’ It Done Features Visionary Works by Black Artists at Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

Gettin’ It Done will highlight pieces from the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection at Scripps, which focuses on works by women and artists of color.

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August 2, 2023

Mena Bova ’24 Revives Ellen Browning Scripps’ Passion for Literature through Summer Research Internship

What surprised Bova the most during her research was that, in addition to her love of collecting books, Ellen Browning Scripps was also a literary benefactor.

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