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.
Syndicated Columnist and Economist Julianne Malveaux Speaks at Annual Sojourner Truth Lecture at Scripps College
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 4, 2013) — 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.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 23, 2013) — Six valuable Chinese paintings in the Scripps College collection will be conserved with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 16, 2013) — 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.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 14, 2013) — “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.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 14, 2013) — 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.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 26, 2013) — Celebrating the establishment of the College’s collection and showing works never before displayed at the College, the Williamson Gallery presents “Focus on Photography: Building a Photography Collection at Scripps,” which runs from Oct. 26 through Dec.15.