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Chapman’s Hilbert Museum of California Art wins Yelp Award

January 25, 2018 by | Arts and Culture

The Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University has won a coveted “PEOPLE LOVE US ON YELP” Award for its popularity and high ranking on the visitor-ratings website and its attention to visitor services. The Hilbert Museum is currently the only Orange County art museum with a perfect 5-star rating on Yelp.  Since its

Author Richard Bausch accepting applications for 6th Annual Fiction Writing Workshop Workshop is free and open to the public Application deadline is January 26, 2018

December 14, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University welcomes aspiring fiction writers to apply for the 6th Annual Fiction Writing Workshop led by renowned, award-winning author and Chapman Professor of English Richard Bausch.  The semester-long, free workshop meets weekly beginning in February 2018. Applicants must submit a fiction manuscript of up to 15 pages by Friday, January 26, 2018.   (Nonfiction,

Tracing history, honoring a community Emigdio Vasquez mural highlights Chapman exhibitions included in Getty's Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

September 15, 2017 by | Campus Life

It was the golden-brown eyes and work-worn face of the man in the outdoor mural that stopped the Chapman University student in her tracks. “It’s beautiful,” said Amanda Remy ’21, whose grandparents came from Mexico. “My family traditionally had the lighter brown eyes, so the way the eyes kind of seem to glow, that reminds

Wave of inspiration An art student's sculpture made from beach litter will highlight the Ocean Conservancy's Coastal Cleanup Day

September 8, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

So many straws. Littered in beach sand. Swept into the watershed and onto the shoreline. Then carried out to sea by the tides. “When you go to a restaurant, ask for no straw. You don’t really need it,” says Katie Peck ’17. The Chapman University studio art major speaks from unique experience with straws, along