The Claremont Colleges Events


Thursday, April 5, 2018

  • The Rembrandt Club: First Thursday Lecture and Tea

    1:30 - 3:00 PM
    Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building
    Pomona College
    340 N. College Ave.
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 374-1491

    The Arc of Endeavor: From Homemade Airplanes to Public Sculpture, by Dan and Dina Romero, metal workers and public artists. Tea and reception follow at Seaver House.

  • Academic Freedom Under the Trump Administration

    4:15 PM
    Hahn Building
    Pomona College
    420 Harvard Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-3075

    Henry Reichman, Professor Emeritus of History at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), will discuss academic freedom under President Trump's administration.

  • Art After Hours at the Pomona College Museum of Art

    5:00 - 11:00 PM
    Pomona College Museum of Art
    Pomona College
    330 North College Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
    Map this Address
    (909) 621-8283

    Art After Hours offers a variety of programming including live music concerts sponsored by KSPC 88.7 FM, lectures, panels, workshops, tours, film screenings and performances in conjunction with Museum exhibitions and in partnership with student and academic groups across the campuses. Art After Hours expands access to the Museum as a dynamic venue that presents art as an integral part of campus life.

    If you are a student, group or department interested in planning and/or sponsoring events during Art After Hours, please contact Justine Bae at or (909) 607-7543.

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  • Physics on the Edge of Sanity: From Quantum Mechanics to Black Holes to the Big Bang:
    First Principles

    5:00 - 6:30 PM
    Galileo Hall
    Harvey Mudd College
    240 E. Platt Blvd.
    Claremont, 91711
    (661) 233-2207

    "First Principles"
    In a few broad strokes, Vatche Sahakian, Harvey Mudd College associate professor of physics, will sketch out the basic axiomatic assumptions and outline a set of beliefs that guides the process of discovery in physics. He will talk about the three pillars of modern physics and the principles that unify the subject at a profound level.

    This public lecture is aimed at a general audience on ideas at the forefront of modern theoretical physics. We will talk about the philosophical underpinnings of modern physics; the fuzzy world as described by quantum mechanics; black holes and the skewing of space and time by motion and energy; the latest perspectives on cosmology and our universe, and the puzzles they lead us to; and finally we will touch upon new ideas from string theory and the frontiers of physics. Visual interactive simulations will be used in lieu of equations and mathematics. The target audience includes anyone with a high school education.

  • Nadine Strosser: "HATE: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech, Not Censorship"

    6:45 - 8:00 PM
    Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
    Claremont McKenna College
    385 East 8th Street
    From Indian Hill Blvd., east on 10th to Columbia, right on Columbia to 8th St., left on 8th street.
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 621-8244

    John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, New York Law School.

  • Scripps Student Recital

    7:30 PM
    Boone Recital Hall, Scripps College Performing Arts Center
    Scripps College
    241 E. 10th Street
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-3266

    Performances by students of the Scripps music department. All events are free and open to the public. All artists and programs subject to change.

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    8:00 PM
    Seaver Theatre
    Pomona College
    300 E. Bonita Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 621-8186

    Watch the folly unfold as mischievous sprites and ardent lovers cross paths on a midsummer night in this genderbending production of Shakespeare's enchanting comedy, "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

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