CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 12, 2014) — California’s drought is a hot issue and is getting national attention. How can you help? Get informed and join members of the Scripps community on Saturday, March 1 in Garrison Theater for a day of informative and timely lectures on “Water Scarcity and Solutions: Global to Local” sponsored by The American Institute for Progressive Democracy. Speakers will discuss problems and solutions related to water scarcity.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 12, 2014) — Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced that the College’s 2014 Commencement speaker is alumna Nonie Creme, a global entrepreneur who helped found Butter London, one of the world’s leading beauty product brands.
Scripps College’s 8th Annual Elizabeth Hubert Malott Public Affairs Program Presents: An Evening with Peggy Noonan
CLAREMONT, Calif. (January 22, 2014) — Scripps College presents “An Evening of Perspective” with author, columnist and political commentator Peggy Noonan as part of the 8th Annual Elizabeth Hubert Malott Public Affairs Program. Noonan will comment on current events at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. Tenth St. The event is free and open to the public.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (January 9, 2014) — As Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda swept through the Philippines in November, it quickly became known as the deadliest typhoon to hit Southeast Asia. Now, faculty and students in the Scripps College Music Department have rallied to organize “Remember, Rebuild, and Sustain: ‘Walang Iwanan,’” a benefit event on Feb. 2 to raise support for ongoing relief efforts.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (December 18, 2013) — Scripps College is delighted to announce the recent gift of 461 photographs by mid-century American photographer Dody Weston Thompson. A key participant in the West Coast photography movement, Weston Thompson was also a major chronicler of that era. The gift of photographs, along with Weston Thompson’s archives, provide an unparalleled look into the work of this significant artist as well as that of some of the most important photographers of the 20th century, including Edward Weston and Ansel Adams. As assistant to both of them, Weston Thompson had unique access into the work and thoughts of these art history-changing artists.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (December 9, 2013) — 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.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (December 5, 2013) — 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.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 20, 2013) — 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.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 11, 2013) — 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.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 7, 2013) — 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.