Current Exhibitions

New exhibits coming soon

Mozart Snelson, Kenneth D. 1982 (fabricated 1997) Stainless steel overall: 24 ft. x 24 ft. x 24 ft. (7.3 m x 7.3 m x 7.3 m) Gift of Lynn Dixon Johnston (Class of 1964) and Robert F. Johnston
New exhibits coming soon!

Permanent Collections

Study Gallery
Study Gallery
American Art
American Art
Perceiving Space in Art
Perceiving Space in Art
Stories, Ideals, Beliefs

Recent Acquisitions

Anne Allen, after Jean-Baptiste Pillement, Nouvelle Suitte de Cahiers chinois…a l’usage des déssinateurs et des Peintres, ca. 1796-98. Series of 5 etchings, each with two copperplates inked à la poupée in colors. Museum purchase, The Dorothy Johnston Towne (Class of 1923) Fund, 2010.103.1-.5
Anne Allen after Jean-Baptiste Pillement
Nouvelle Suitte...
Kepes
Optician's Sign
Francis Alÿs
Cityscape
Sisley
Soleil du Matin
Childbirth Tray (Desco da Parto) with The Triumph of Love
Kollwitz
The Parents
Laylah Ali
Untitled (Greenheads)
John Wilson
Martin Luther King Jr.
Samantha Simpson
A Promise is a Promise
Louise Bourgeois
Hanging Figure
The Madonna and Child between Saints Ulrich and Afra with...
Unknown (Lima School), Portrait of a Young Woman , ca. late 18th century, Oil on canvas, 54 3/4'' x 39 1/4'', Museum purchase, Funded by Wellesley College Friends of Art, 2011.17
Portrait of a Young Woman
Rania Matar
Clara #2, Beirut
Emil Nolde, Prinzess and Bettler (Princess and Beggar), 1906. Woodcut in black ink on wove paper. 8 5/8 in. x 9 in. Museum purchase, The Class of 1947 Acquisition Fund, 2013.119
Nolde
Prinzess And Bettler
Baumgartner
Klasse Number 7A
Cranach I
Death of Marcus Curtius
Leibl
Head of a Woman
Radcliffe Bailey
Notes From Tervuren

Upcoming Exhibitions

John Baldessari, Throwing Three Balls in the Air to Get a Straight Line (Best of Thirty-Six  Attempts), sheet from artist book consisting of folio cover and fourteen leaves, 1973. 9 5/8 in. x   12 3/4 in. (24.4 cm x 32.4 cm). Museum purchase, The Nancy Gray Sherrill, Class of 1954,   Acquisition Fund. 2007.161 © John Baldessari
Measuring The World: Photography, Geography and Description
Sep 16 2015 – Dec 13 2015
Unknown (Flemish). Tapestry (Lovers?).  Overall: 169 3⁄4 x 105 in. (431.2 x 266.7 cm).  Gift of  Mr. and Mrs. Galen Stone. 1924.9
Sight Unseen: The Davis Reveals Its Hidden Tapestries
Sep 16 2015 – Oct 25 2015, Nov 3 2015 - Dec 13 2015
Käthe Kollwitz. The Parents (plate 3) from the portfolio “War,” 1923.  Sheet: 18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm).  Museum purchase, Marjorie Schechter Bronfman ’38 and Gerald Bronfman Endowment for Works on Paper.  2014.127.3
The Krieg Cycle: Käthe Kollwitz and World War I
Sep 16 2015 – Dec 13 2015
Bunny Harvey, Harmonies of the World, 1990. Oil on Canvas, 78 x 78 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
Bunny Harvey: Four Decades
Sep 16 2015 – Dec 13 2015
Farideh Lashai, When I Count, There Are Only You...But When I Look, There Is Only a Shadow, 2012-2013 suite of 80 photo-intaglio prints with projection of animated images 11 3/4 x 9 inches (each) | 75 1/2 x 122 inches (overall size) Courtesy of Leila Heller Gallery, New York/Dubai and The Estate of Farideh Lashai
Farideh Lashai: Only A Shadow
Sep 16 2015 – Dec 13 2015
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