Current Exhibitions

Hannah Weiner, Signal Flag Poems, from the portfolio "S.M.S. (Shit Must Stop), No. 3" (June 1968). Two folded brochures, includes a pinwheel. Overall: 7 3/4 in. x 6 3/4 in. Museum purchase, The Nancy Gray Sherrill, Class of 1954, Collection Acquisition Fund 2009.393.3.10
Edged in Black: Selections from SMS
Oct 1, 2014 – Spring 2015
Abraham Janssens, Philemon and Baucis Entertaining Jupiter and Mercury, ca. 1615-25. Oil on canvas, overall: 60 5/16 in. x 91 1/8 in. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur K. Solomon. 1954.35
Hanging with Old Masters: The Reinstallation of the Davis Museum
Oct 1, 2014 – June 7, 2015
New View: 2014 Faculty Show
Sept 17 – Dec 21, 2014
Sigalit Landau: DeadSee
Sept 17 – Dec 21, 2014
Feast Your Eyes
Sept 17– Dec 21, 2014
Michael Craig-Martin, Art & Design, 2012 Set of 10 screen prints on Somerset Tub-Sized Satin 410gsm paper Paper and image 100.0 x 45.3 cm (each) .  Gift of Mary Norton ‘54, Judith Phinney ‘63, Joan Hass ‘66, Susie Bennet ‘59, Nan Tull ‘59, Christine Reese ‘88, Cathryn Griffith ‘88, Fran Schulman ‘75, and Janet Diederichs ’50 in honor of the Friends of Art 50th Anniversary Trip to London.
Michael Craig-Martin: Art & Design
Sept 17 - Dec 21, 2014

Permanent Collections

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

Recent Acquisitions

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
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...
Francis Alÿs
Cityscape
Childbirth Tray (Desco da Parto) with The Triumph of Love
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...

Upcoming Exhibitions

Parviz Tanavoli
February 10 - June 7, 2015
Michael Craig-Martin, Reconstructing Seurat (orange), 2004. Acrylic on aluminum panel, 73 5/8 in. x 110 1/4 in. Extended loan from Mildred Goldsmith Palley (Class of 1978).
Michael Craig-Martin
Reconstructing Seurat
February 10 – June 7, 2015
Andy Warhol, Flash – November 22, 1963, 1968. Screen print, sheet: 21 in. x 21 in. Gift of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. 2013.73
Warhol @ Wellesley
February 24 - June 7, 2015
Rembrandt van Rijn, Landscape with Square Tower, 1650. Etching and drypoint, 3 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in. Gift of the Class of 1900 in memory of Mrs. J. Sewall Naylor (Edith Moore, Class of 1914). 1960.4
Rembrandt and the Landscape Tradition
February 10 - June 7, 2015
Francesc Torres.  Film Still from What Does History Know of Shaving (2014).
What Does History Know of Nail Biting?
February 24 - June 7, 2015
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