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Interplay: Music and the Escalette Collection Our new student-curated exhibit in Argyros Forum!

February 21, 2018 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Last Tuesday, February 20th, the Art Collections hosted a unique opening reception for our current student-curated exhibit, Interplay: Music and the Escalette Collection. This exciting exhibition is a collaboration between the Escalette Collection and the Honors Program, and is part of Chapman University’s Interplay partnership with the Pacific Symphony. Students in Professor Susan Key’s Honors class “Sound

“Levateur” vs. “Levitation” Comparing the Outdoor Sculptures of Tony DeLap

May 1, 2017 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Nestled between the Leatherby Libraries and Oliphant Hall stand two unusual steel sculptures. Both demand attention from all who walk this space; one is perched atop two uneven grassy knolls, creating an overhead canopy, while the other stands among the passersby, leaning precariously into their space. These pieces, titled The Levitation of the Enchanted Princess and Le Levateur, are by

Art History Symposium 2017 Chapman's 7th Annual Undergraduate Symposium

April 17, 2017 by Madeline Anderson | Membership & Events

The Art History Symposium is an annual event hosted by the Chapman University Department of Art in collaboration with the Chapman Art History Club. The symposium aims to promote the sharing of academic ingenuity and creativity in the art history discipline. It is the only art historical symposium on the west coast where undergraduates are

Clear-Cut: The Point of Papercuts Recut of the Panel Discussion

November 17, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Last Monday, the Chapman University Art Collections department debuted Clear-cut: The Point of Papercuts, a panel discussion on the art of papercuts in Beckman Hall. Papercut artists and professors Jorge Benitez and Reni Gower kicked off the panel with a brief synopsis of the extensive research and international collaboration that was incorporated into the exhibition Geometric Aljamía: A

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Visits the Hilbert Museum Studying the use of light in painting and digital animation

September 30, 2016 by | The Hilbert Museum

Students from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts made a visit to The Hilbert Museum for a tour, specifically to explore the use of light in paintings, which was led by the Art Collections’ Curator and Student Art Ambassadors. Professor Judy Kriger‘s class is studying how to use 3D software to incorporate shading, lighting, and rendering techniques

CU Art Collections Featured on ‘Gallery Systems’ Website Case study highlights innovative use of museum management software

September 29, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

This month, the Chapman University Art Collections Department is excited to announce that we are featured as a case study on the home page for Gallery Systems, a software company that provides industry-leading art collection management systems. The company is known for their flagship product, The Museum System (TMS), and they work with over 800 institutions around

Orange County Art Guide August

August 1, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Museum Exhibitions The Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University: Narrative Visions: 20th Century California Art from the Hilbert Collection Bowers Museum: March 19, 2016 – September 5, 2016 Mummies of the World Ongoing Mystery from the Tomb: The Face Beneath the Mask Ongoing from June 11, 2016 California Bounty: Image and Identity, 1850 – 1930