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LA FRONTERA – THE BORDER An Interdisciplinary Examination

August 22, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Chapman University is dedicated to providing its students, faculty, and community with engaging topics of conversation and educational experiences. In Fall of 2019, Chapman University will be heading a campus-wide project that is committed to exploring border issues, LA FRONTERA – THE BORDER: An Interdisciplinary Examination. The Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, Wilkinson College of

Pablo López Luz Documenting America's Wound

April 15, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Pablo López Luz is a Mexican photographer that documents the landscape of the U.S.- Mexico border. The Escalette Collection will display two photographs from his project, Frontera, at our exhibit, The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination. Not only are these photographs visually stunning, they explore the sense of division that the border depicts. For this photographer, the border

Talk by Artist Bovey Lee

April 11, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Join us for a talk by artist Bovey Lee on Thursday May 2 at 11:00am. This is a free event that will take place at the Center for American War Letters Archives in the lower level of Leatherby Libraries. The talk is open to the public and will be followed by lunch. This talk will

The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination

March 7, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

“…un signo tan convencional, tan preciso y legible que ni se necesita saber inglés o español, matemáticas o geografía, historia o sociología para entenderlo.”  Eduardo Antonio Parra “…a sign so conventional, so precise and legible that you don’t need to know English or Spanish, mathematics or geography, history or sociology to understand it.” Eduardo Antonio

Happy Museum Advocacy Day!

February 24, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

As many of you may already know, today is the 7th annual Museums Advocacy Day, so we here at Chapman Collections are spreading the word about the importance of museums, galleries, and collections on view to the public. Not only are museums and galleries totally awesome, super fun places to visit, but they are crucial

Students Cross Curricula to Create WWI Exhibition

February 12, 2015 by | Temporary Exhibits

Last night marked the official opening of To Arms: The Western Front, 1914-1918, our new spring semester exhibit of WWI artifacts in the Doy and Dee Henley Galleria on the second floor of Argyros Forum. This was a collaborative effort among various departments and groups of students at Chapman, and it’s the first time that students were

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