VAPAE, Center/Clark Book Arts Center Partner, Honored

Published: October 9, 2015

Visual and Performing Arts Education Program (VAPAE) has received the 2015 UCLA Community Program of the Year Catalyst Award for its “commitment to providing arts education to students, teachers, and the community and for achieving UCLA’s tripartite mission of education, research, and public service.” VAPAE is the Center & Clark’s partner in planning for the…

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The Stunning Clark Library

Published: September 11, 2015

Architectural Digest has posted an online slideshow that includes the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library as one of the world’s most stunning university libraries you need to see. The Clark takes it place among such structures as Duke Humfrey’s Library, built in 1488, at Oxford University, and Joe and Rika Mansueto Library, completed in 2011,…

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Center Receives Grant

Published: May 7, 2015

The Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies received a generous grant from the University of California Humanities Research Institute to foster awareness and appreciation of Hispanic classical theater in Los Angeles. Under the direction of Barbara Fuchs, the Center-sponsored working group, “Comedia in Translation and Performance,” is devoted to the translation of plays by playwrights…

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Clark Closure 2015–16

Published: April 23, 2015

The William Andrews Clark Memorial Library closed to the public in April 2015 but will re-open in fall 2016. During the closure the Clark Library is undergoing a seismic retrofit; construction includes a new entrance pavilion and increased book storage on the basement level. We regret the inconvenience to our library users. All lectures, symposia,…

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