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Hilbert Museum to Open Three New Exhibitions on March 18

March 6, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

The Hilbert Museum of California Art will open three new exhibitions, which will be on display March 18 through September 23.  The public and the Chapman community are invited to attend an Opening Reception on Saturday, March 18 at 6 p.m. — free admission.  Enjoy refreshments and be among the first to view

Hilbert Museum acquires important painting by Milford Zornes

February 7, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

A newly acquired painting by one of the best-known California Scene artists, Milford Zornes (1908-2008), will soon grace the collection of Chapman University’s Hilbert Museum of California Art.  Museum founder and benefactor Mark Hilbert recently purchased Zornes’ “The Canyon” from another collector, and the painting will soon go on public display in the

Vasquez mural to be featured in Getty’s 2017 Pacific Standard Time

October 21, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

A 37-year-old mural on the side of a Chapman University-owned apartment building on North Cypress Street — now restored under Chapman’s auspices, and considered a masterwork by a revered local artist and a treasured record of local Latino heritage — will be part of The Getty Institution’s popular Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Southern-California-wide

Hilbert Museum Rakes in National Attention

June 17, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s new Hilbert Museum of California Art, opened just this past February, is already garnering a significant amount of national attention, as attested by an eight-page feature article in the current issue (May-June 2016) of the prestigious magazine American Art Review , on newsstands now (the article is not online).  Gordon McClelland,

Betty Gold sculpture maquettes join her major work in front of Hutton Sports Center

December 18, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

Betty Gold, one of America’s most influential contemporary artists, has donated a suite of 12 sculpture maquettes to Chapman University’s Escalette Permanent Collection of Art “in honor of the students whose search for beauty sparks the intellectual life of Chapman University,” said the artist. The dozen small white metal sculptures join a major sculptural work,