Author - Mary Platt

Mary Platt is director of the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University
Chapman University Wassail Carolers

Kick off the holiday season with merry music events at Musco Center

As winter comes to Southern California and the weather turns very slightly colder — some days, at least! — folks’ thoughts turn to visions of gingerbread and hot chocolate, music and lights. If...

"El Proletariado de Aztlan" by Emigdio Vasquez.

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

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...

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From vampires to virtual reality, Halloween will bring fun and scares at Chapman on October 28

Get ready for seasonal scares and fun as two major Halloween events hit Chapman University at the same time on Friday, October 28!  Luckily they will probably appeal to different audiences —...

Doti uses Hilbert Museum paintings to illustrate points for his statistics class

President Emeritus Jim Doti, settling into his new/old position as a professor in the Argyros School of Business and Economics, continues to cross-pollinate academic disciplines as he innovates elements of...

Chapman University Fowler Law Professor Named as Potential Supreme Court Pick for Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson on Tuesday listed Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Tom Campbell as a top pick to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court of the United...

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Chapman to offer students and researchers 24/7 access to USC Shoah Visual History Archive

Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries is partnering through ProQuest with the Visual History Archive (VHA) from USC Shoah Foundation to offer a fully streaming video collection of 53,000 primary-source testimonies of...

Chapman University Welcomes New President Daniele C. Struppa With Historic Week of Inauguration Events, September 25-30

Chapman University will welcome its new president, Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D. , with all the pomp and pageantry of the academic tradition at an official Inauguration Ceremony, which will be held in Marybelle...

Musco Center for the Arts Announces 24 Added Performances The Center's inaugural season expands

Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University has added 24 new performances to its first full season of visiting performers and ensembles, Richard T. Bryant, the Center’s executive director...

Chapman University Climbs to #6 in U.S. News Rankings

Chapman University has risen to #6 in its category in the 2017 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” published by U.S. News & World Report and announced to media today. Among 124 Western regional...

‘Like Music from Mars’ Often playing one-of-a-kind instruments, Grammy-winning percussionist Nicholas Terry crafts a special connection with chamber audiences. Often playing one-of-a-kind instruments, Grammy-winning percussionist Nicholas Terry crafts a special connection with chamber audiences.

  Hear a sampling of percussion instruments and the extraordinary music of Harry Partch as performed by the Grammy-winning  ensemble PARTCH. Catch the full interview with Professor Nick Terry at chapman...