Edwin Alexis Gómez ’08 in Conversation with Media Studies Professor Gina Lamb

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Edwin Alexis Gómez ’08 in conversation with Gina Lamb Queer Nicaraguan-American writer, director, producer and actor Edwin Alexis Gómez received a Grand Jury Award for his directorial debut, QUÉDATE CALLADO (STAY SILENT), at the 2018 Outfest Fusion Film Festival. His sophomore short film, LA SAD BOY, premiered at the 2019 Outfest Film Festival and is currently touring […]

Pitzer@Home and Pitzer College Art Galleries Present Danny Shain ’86

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Danny Shain ’86, based in Pasadena, California, has paintings and collages exhibited locally and internationally. His works are held in public and private collections, including the Long Beach Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum. To register, click here.

Protest Songs in the Struggle for Social Justice: A Conversation

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Protest Songs in the Struggle for Social Justice: How the music of Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez energized the Chicano Civil Rights Movement Friday, February 12, 5 p.m. - https://pitzer.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_K7sSTBzWSLGxCTxyJRB5Jg Join us for a conversation with Associate Dean and Professor of Political Studies and Chicano Studies Adrian Pantoja and filmmaker Paul Espinosa on the music and activism of Ramon […]

Hip Hop and the Poetics of Protest

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A Conversation with Derik Smith and Kaylyn ‘Kay’ Wright March 15 • 4-5 p.m. PST Zoom link:  https://pitzer.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_E3WMGSX6ShicAI39omRoBg Derik Smith is a professor in the Department of Literature at Claremont McKenna College, and he is chair of the Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies at the Claremont Colleges. His work focuses on American literary culture, with […]

Alumni Artist Talk: Kim Schoenstadt ’95

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Join us for a conversation with artist Kim Schoenstadt ’95. Based in Los Angeles, Kim Schoenstadt ’95 works with architectural and archival imagery in large-scale public installations, wall drawings, and other media, addressing notions of public space, intellectual histories, and aesthetics. Kim is the organizer of Now Be Here, a project designed to give visibility […]

Art Exhibition Opening – Jenny Perlin: Maelstrom

Nichols Gallery, Broad Center 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA

Jenny Perlin: Maelstrom September 11 - Special Saturday Hours; please email pitzer_galleries@pitzer.edu for reservations. Exhibition runs through December 17, 2021 Maelstrom is a 16mm black and white animated film made up of hand-written text and drawn images. The film is processed by hand using large quantities of photographic chemistry. As a result, scratch marks, camera […]

Artist Talk with Jenny Perlin

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Jenny Perlin, Maelstrom (2020), 16mm hand-processed high contrast film, black and white, sound, 5:10 Join us for an artist talk with Jenny Perlin, co-sponsored by Pitzer College Art Galleries and FYS 19: Radical Care, with Professor Andrea Scott Zoom link: https://pitzer.zoom.us/my/andrea.scott Jenny Perlin: Maelstrom, a solo exhibition of Brooklyn-based artist Jenny Perlin, examines the upheavals and uncertainty of the […]

Sadie Barnette Artist Talk and Opening Reception

Lenzner Family Art Gallery 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA

Sadie Barnette: Legacy & Legend One exhibition in two venues Opening Reception & Artist Talk In celebration of Sadie Barnette: Legacy & Legend, Pitzer College Art Galleries and the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College invite you to the public opening and artist talk by Sadie Barnette. Saturday, November 6, 2021 4 p.m. Sadie Barnette Artist […]

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Screening: “Bunker,” a Film by Jenny Perlin

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA

In collaboration with Faculty-In-Residence, Professor Andrea Scott, Pitzer College Art Galleries is pleased to present the West Coast debut of Bunker (2021), a film by Jenny Perlin. This is a rare opportunity to view Perlin’s newly released feature film outside of independent film festival circuits. Pre-register for this free Claremont Colleges event. Masks are required, and guests […]

Art Exhibition: Sadie Barnette: Legacy & Legend

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Sadie Barnette: Legacy & Legend, a partnership between the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College and Pitzer College Art Galleries, is artist Sadie Barnette's most ambitious exhibition to date. The Benton will exhibit a major new body of work that expands upon themes the artist has explored in an earlier project, Dear 1968,… (2017), and Pitzer will show an […]

Murray Pepper and Vicki Reynolds Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture

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Murray Pepper and Vicki Reynolds Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture: Sadie Barnette, Rodney Barnette, and Ericka Huggins in Conversation An intergenerational conversation with artist Sadie Barnette, community organizer and former Black Panther Rodney Barnette, and community organizer and former Black Panther leader Ericka Huggins, moderated by Pomona College Phebe Estelle Spalding Professor of English Valorie Thomas. This […]

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Art Exhibition: Sadie Barnette: Legacy & Legend

Lenzner Family Art Gallery 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA

Sadie Barnette: Legacy & Legend, a partnership between the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College and Pitzer College Art Galleries, is artist Sadie Barnette's most ambitious exhibition to date. The Benton will exhibit a major new body of work that expands upon themes the artist has explored in an earlier project, Dear 1968,… (2017), and Pitzer will show an […]

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Art Exhibition – Jenny Perlin: Maelstrom

Nichols Gallery, Broad Center 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA

September 14–December 17, 2021 Maelstrom is a 16mm black and white animated film made up of hand-written text and drawn images. The film is processed by hand using large quantities of photographic chemistry. As a result, scratch marks, camera flaws, and other physical effects are visible on its surface, which gives it a raw, unpolished, […]

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Art Exhibition: Pau S. Pescador: Working

Lenzner Family Art Gallery 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA

January 29 - April 2, 2022 Pau S. Pescador: Working explores the stories of trans individuals who work in the civil service sector in a time when legal protections have become contested ground and successive Presidential administrations have issued opposing orders on the rights of employees based on gender, gender expression, and sexual orientation. Pitzer College […]

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Art Exhibition: Pato Hebert: Lingering

Kallick Family Gallery, West Hall 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA

(with a collaborative work by Sarah Gilbert) January 22–April 2, 2022 The second in Pitzer College Art Galleries’ Faculty-Driven Exhibition series Curated by Associate Professor in Media Studies, Ruti Talmor Lingering addresses the COVID-19 condition of long-hauling, in which ongoing COVID symptoms persist well after the initial infection. The exhibition traces the ongoing process of recovery […]

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Art Exhibition: Beatriz Cortez: Cosmic Portals

Nichols Gallery, Broad Center 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA

February 4 – April 12, 2022 Beatriz Cortez’s new body of work continues her exploration into Indigenous knowledges, multiple temporalities, and ancient forms of abstraction. A two-part installation, the exhibition features a large-scale indoor sculpture referencing an ancient Mayan observatory placed in dialogue with an outdoor work inspired by a mosaic built twenty-nine centuries ago […]

Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture: Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza in Conversation

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA

Join us for the annual Murray Pepper and Vicki Reynolds Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture: Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza in conversation Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza discuss their practice and engage with the ancient idea of the unfolding of worlds as a continuum and as the context for their exploration of cyborgs, […]

Pato Hebert: Lingering Closing Program and Exhibition Catalogue Launch

West Hall Q116

Please join Pitzer College Art Galleries, Associate Professor of Media Studies Ruti Talmor, and Pato Hebert for a program to mark the closing of the exhibition Pato Hebert: Lingering. Addressing the COVID-19 condition of long-hauling, in which ongoing COVID symptoms persist well after the initial infection, this exhibition traces the ongoing process of recovery as a […]

2022 Senior Thesis Exhibition Shift + Ground Opening Reception

Grove House 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA

The 2022 Senior Thesis Exhibition: Shift + Ground will showcase the work of Jack Contreras '22, Claire Manning '22, Olivia Meehan '22, Max Otake '22, Julia Duran Stewart '22, Lily Fillwalk '22, and Zoe Storz '22. An in-person opening reception to celebrate the exhibition will take place on Thursday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m., at […]

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2022 Senior Thesis Exhibition: Shift + Ground

Nichols Gallery, Broad Center 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA

The 2022 Senior Thesis Exhibition: Shift + Ground will showcase the work of Jack Contreras '22, Claire Manning '22, Olivia Meehan '22, Max Otake '22, Julia Duran Stewart '22, Lily Fillwalk '22, and Zoe Storz '22. Pitzer College Art Galleries is open for groups of up to 6 people for 1-hour visits. Appointments are offered […]