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Current Exhibits

Making In Between: Contemporary Chinese American Ceramics

High-resolution Images  • Press Release (pdf) • Reception On View:March 14, 2020 – February 21, 2021Reception:Postponed by state pandemic orders – new date to be announced. The United States of America is frequently described as a “nation of immigrants,” and the reasons for immigration are diverse – the search for better economic opportunities, the escape …

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New Acquisitions from Julianne and David Armstrong

High Resolution Photos • Reception Press Release (pdf) •  Plain-text Press Release (docx)  On view:January 18–December 13, 2020Reception:February 8, 6–9 PM • Artist Talk by Richard Shaw @ 7 PM As an undergraduate at Pomona College in Claremont, California, in 1959, David Armstrong enrolled in a required art course taught by Scripps College Professor Paul Soldner. Soldner’s renowned …

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Chinese Bird Banquet

High-resolution Images • ReceptionCurated by Caitlin Spencer, 2019 Getty Marrow Undergraduate Intern On View:August 10, 2019 – July 30, 2020Reception:August 10, 6 – 9 PM A curated selection of the 900+ Chinese bird feeders in the Julianne and David Armstrong collection. Produced in the late 1800’s through the early 1970’s, these works exhibit a remarkable …

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The Artists of Mettlach

Exhibition Dates: Through August 2020Image: Lucian Payen, Girl’s Portrait, Plaque, Etched, Gift of Colette & Robert Wilson Villeroy and Boch was founded in 1836 when a French ceramics company founded by Jean François Boch (1782-1858) merged with a German ceramics company started by Nicolas Villeroy (1759-1843). The merging of the two companies reduced competition between …

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