The Claremont Colleges Events


Wednesday, February 8, 2017

  • Secrets of RSABG's Collections: Printed & Pressed

    1:00 - 2:30 PM
    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    1500 N. College Avenue
    Claremont, CA, 91711
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    (909) 625-8767

    In this tour and talk led by library specialist Irene Holiman and historian Janet Farrell Brodie, PhD., professor of history at Claremont Graduate University, you will learn what resources and documents await the researcher in Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden's Library, Archives and Herbarium. Among its written and pressed collections the garden houses and protects a great diversity of works that include century-old photographs and volumes, carefully pressed plant specimens that cross geography and time, to the most recent environmental, historical, biological, and horticultural publications. You will be surprised at the diversity of works that can appeal to the student, researcher, and avid reader of many interests!

    Free for students with ID, Claremont College Faculty and Staff.

    Fee: RSABG members $10, public $15

  • Scripps College Fine Arts Foundation program:
    Exploring New Directions in Ceramics at Scripps

    2:00 PM
    Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery
    Scripps College
    1030 Columbia Avenue
    11th and Columbia
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 626-1386

    Professor Adam Davis will lead a tour of the Lincoln Ceramics Center. Guest curator Joan Takayama-Ogawa will speak about this year's Ceramic Annual Exhibition A Sense of Place at Williamson Gallery. After refreshments, collections manager Kirk Delman will take us behind the scenes for a peek at the Marer Collection of Contemporary Ceramics in the basement of Malott Commons.

  • Pepper Lecture: Gregory Sholette

    4:15 - 5:30 PM
    George Benson Auditorium
    Pitzer College
    1050 N. Mills Ave.
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-8797

    In the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. election, Brexit, and a global upsurge of nationalist populism, it is evident that the delirium and the crisis of neoliberal capitalism is now the delirium and crisis of liberal democracy and its culture. And though capitalist crisis does not begin within art, art can reflect and amplify its effects to positive and negative ends.

  • 55th Robbins Lecture Series:
    Non-Template Dependent Polymerizations to Form Polyhydroxybutyrates: Biodegradable Polymers with Pr

    4:30 - 5:30 PM
    Seaver North Auditorium
    Pomona College
    645 N. College Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 621-8448

    2008 National Medal of Science recipient JoAnne Stubbe will be the guest lecturer for the 55th Robbins Lecture Series, presented by the Pomona College chemistry Department.

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