Introducing eMuseum! A tool to curate your own viewing experience

September 11, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Nearly every artwork in the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art is now available online through our eMuseum website. Explore over 600 works, gain access to research and additional label information, and create your own digital collection.  LINK TO EMUSEUM SITE eMuseum by Gallery Systems is a web publishing software specifically designed for museums, and created to


Opening Celebration for “La Frontera-The Border” Was a Success

September 9, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

On Wednesday September 4th Wilkinson College and the Chapman Community celebrated the official opening of exhibitions from the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, the Guggenheim Gallery and the Borderclicks project.  These four exhibitions are part of the campus-wide initiative “La Frontera-The Border,” a semester-long project meant to engage students, faculty, and members of the Chapman


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


Guo Pei at the Bowers Museum

April 11, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Lindsay Shen and I have had the privilege of visiting the Bowers Museum’s exhibit Guo Pei: Couture Beyond. This exhibition displays the magnificent pieces created by designer Guo Pei. The collection showcases over forty different works. Each piece includes striking details, including the headpieces, the garments, and the footwear. Much of the work is inspired by Chinese and


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


Tom Kiefer Photographing America

April 4, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Tom Kiefer is a photographer who uses his craft to document America. Based out of Arizona, the photographer’s work uses different landscapes and focuses on infrastructure, culture, and experimentation with color. Kiefer is very well known for his amazing work documenting the American backdrop. In 2015, he was named one of the top 50 emerging

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