Tours

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College offers guided tours during weekday open hours, Tuesday through Friday from 11 AM to 5 PM. Our specially-trained Student Guides engage visitors with the Davis’s distinctive permanent collections and its special temporary exhibitions through exciting dialogue-based experiences. Admission is free, and we welcome audiences from the Wellesley College campus and beyond.  School groups are encouraged to plan visits to the Davis and to apply for our School Bus Subsidy, generously funded by the Palley Endowment Fund for Davis Museum Outreach Programs.
 
Tours are customized according to interest area, and cover either special exhibitions or the permanent collections.  To schedule your visit or to request more information, please e-mail Arthurina Fears at afears@wellesley.edu or call 781.283.3045.
 
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Meet in Davis Lobby
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College offers guided tours to public groups during open hours, Tuesday through Sunday from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Our specially-trained Student Guides engage visitors with the Davis’s distinctive permanent collections and special temporary exhibitions through dialogue-based, interactive experiences. Admission is free; reservations are required, and must be made two weeks in advance.  School groups are encouraged to apply for our School Bus Subsidy, generously supported by The Palley Endowment Fund for Davis Museum Outreach Programs.
Tours are customized according to interest area. To schedule your visit or to request more information, please e-mail Arthurina Fears, Manager of Museum Education and Programs, at afears@wellesley.edu or call 781.283.3045.
 
Drop-in Public Tours
Every Saturday, 2:00 PM
September 23 -  December 9 (No tours on October 7 or November 25)
Meet in Davis Lobby
 
Thematic tours of special exhibitions and permanent collections led by a Student Guide are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.  For a full schedule of tours, please visit www.theDavis.org.
 
 
Stroller Tours
Wednesdays: October 11, November 8, and December 13
10:15 - 11:00 AM
Meet in Davis Lobby 
 
Spend an art-filled morning at the Davis strolling the galleries during this free guided tour—a special opportunity for families open before normal hours. Designed for art lovers and their little ones (recommended for children up to 2 years old). Join Arthurina Fears, Manager of Museum Education Programs, for a different theme each month: October 11: Special Exhibition Focus: Eddie Martinez: Ants at a Picknic; November 8: Art and Legends of the Ancient World; and December 13: African Masks and Masquerades. 
 
 
Focus on Accessibility
 
The Davis is committed to making our museum and programs accessible to all audiences.  We encourage you to contact us about the following guided tour options, available for free with two weeks advance notice:
 
American Sign Language interpreted tours of the permanent collections and special exhibitions (subject to interpreter availability).
 
Tactile tours or verbal description tours of the permanent collections.
 
To book your customized tour, please contact Arthurina Fears, Manager of Museum Education and Programs, at afears@wellesley.edu or call 781.283.3045.
 
Museum Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM