Campus Events (page 5)

December 9, 2013

Claremont Concert Orchestra Observes 10th Anniversary of Scripps College Performing Arts Center

The Claremont Concert Orchestra and the Claremont Chorale celebrate the 50th anniversary of Garrison Theater and the 10th anniversary of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center by performing Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125” at 8 p.m. on Dec. 14 and at 3 p.m. on Dec. 15 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 241 E. 10th St. This event is free and open to the public.

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December 5, 2013

Seven Andy Warhol Prints Gifted to Scripps College

Following Andy Warhol’s lead, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. continues to surprise and delight. In 2008, Scripps College received an astonishing gift of 150 Warhol works, including 50 silver gelatin prints, as part of the Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program. Now, five years later, the foundation has chosen to donate yet again to the Scripps Collection. Seven substantially-sized prints, each created by Andy Warhol, have just been added to the Scripps College collection.

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November 20, 2013

Scripps College Launches $175 Million Fundraising Campaign

Scripps College has launched the most ambitious campaign in its history – a $175 million initiative for students scholarships, the LASPA Center (Leadership, Analysis, Scholarship, Public Service, Action) programming, internships, and the extraordinary teaching and campus for which Scripps is known.

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November 11, 2013

Celebrating 70 Years of Cutting-Edged Clay: Scripps College Ceramic Annual

The annual Scripps College Ceramic — the longest-running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the United States — will celebrate its 70th year with its opening on Jan. 25. Traditionally an “artist’s choice” event, this year’s exhibition – which continues through April 6 – will bring together a large number of past curators from the show’s long history to celebrate art in clay.

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November 7, 2013

Ward Churchill to Lecture on Colonialism and Genocide in the U.S. on Nov. 14

Scripps College’s Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities will host American Indian scholar and activist Ward Churchill on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m., in Garrison Theater at the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St. Churchill’s lecture, “Colonialism=Genocide: Applying the Sartrean Equation to the U.S Context,” is free and open to the public.

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November 4, 2013

Syndicated Columnist and Economist Julianne Malveaux Speaks at Annual Sojourner Truth Lecture at Scripps College

Julianne Malveaux, syndicated columnist, economist and author, speaks on “Economics, Race & Justice in the 21st Century: Perspective on Our Nation’s Future” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 14 in Scripps College’s Humanities Auditorium, 981 N. Amherst Ave. This free event, part of The Claremont College’s annual Sojourner Truth Lecture, is open to the public.

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October 23, 2013

IMLS Awards Williamson Gallery Grant to Conserve Works of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

Six valuable Chinese paintings in the Scripps College collection will be conserved with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

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October 16, 2013

Scripps College Hosts 2nd Annual Olive Harvest on Oct. 25

Scripps College invites all interested volunteers to gather at the “Olive Walk” next to the Edwards Humanities Building, 981 N. Amherst Ave., on Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. to noon for its second annual olive harvest.

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October 14, 2013

“True Witness: A Civil Rights Cantata” Premieres at Scripps College

“True Witness,” a 30-minute choral cantata, which sets to music the letters, speeches and poems of African-American female poets, activists and civil rights leaders, premieres Nov. 10 at 3 p.m. in Garrison Theater of Scripps College’s Performing Arts Center. This performance is free to the public, but tickets are required.

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Activist Myrlie Evers-Williams Speaks on “Fighting for Equality” at Scripps College

Myrlie Evers-Williams, acclaimed author, civil rights advocate and widow of slain activist Medgar Evers, discusses “Fighting for Equality: The Interconnected Struggle” on Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Garrison Theater of Scripps College’s Performing Arts Center. This event is free and open to the public.

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