The Claremont Colleges Events


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

  • Scripps College Fine Arts Foundation Lecture and Luncheon:
    Alison Saar/Breach

    1:15 PM
    Hampton Room, Malott Commons
    Scripps College
    345 E. 9th Street
    9th and Columbia
    Claremont, 91711
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    (503) 702-3865

    Artist Alison Saar, Scripps '78, will speak about "Breach," her new work responding to the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. Saar is a sculptor, painter and installation artist whose work explores themes of African cultural diaspora and spirituality. Saar received a dual degree in art history and studio art from Scripps, having studied with Dr. Samella Lewis. Her thesis focused on African-American folk art. She received an MFA from Otis Art Institute in 1981. The Fine Arts Foundation luncheon begins at noon. Cost is $25 with a reservation. Email Additional seating is available for the free lecture at 1:15 p.m..

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