Guided Art Tour and Lunch: Treasures of Asian Art at Scripps College
Join us for a guided tour of the current exhibit showing the best of classical art from China and Japan. Our guide will be Prof. Bruce Coats (Harvard PhD ’85), the Director of the Humanities Program at Scripps College. The tour will be followed by lunch at Walter's, a popular eatery in Claremont.
December 7, 2019 @ 10:00am - 2:00pm
Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, 251 E.11 Street, Claremont, CA 91711
Click here to register now! Deadline for reservation Dec 5.
Cost: $30, Members; $40, Non-members (lunch and tour included)
Contact: Albert Chang, AlbertChang@charter.net
A selection of some of the best Asian art in the Scripps collection, this exhibition is in recognition of the work of Dr. Bruce Coats, professor of Art History and the Humanities and the Suzanne Ely Muchnic ’62 and Paul D. Muchnic Endowed Professorship. Curator Meher McArthur worked in concert with Dr. Coats in making the selections, many of which are counted among the treasures of the College.
This exhibition showcases many of the college’s finest Asian art treasures, selected for their exceptional artistic quality and historical importance. Among the artworks on view are important Chinese scroll paintings from the Yuan (1279-1368), Ming (1368-1644) and Qing dynasties (1644-1912) that have recently undergone conservation. On display for the first time are recently donated Japanese porcelain works, and cloisonné enamels. The exhibition also includes a group of exquisite Japanese lacquered hair ornaments ranging from the 18th through 20th century.
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