Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
All 6:00 - 8:00 pm | Marjorie and Gerald Bronfman Gallery/Camilla Chandler and Dorothy Buffum Chandler Gallery; Davis Lobby
Delve deeper into the practices of the artists featured in the New View exhibition with this series of three gallery talks. Each session features interviews with faculty artists led by a Davis Museum curator and includes a reception in the lobby.
September 24: Eve Straussman-Pflanzer with Carlos Dorrien, Salem Mekuria, Qing-Ming Meng, and Daniela Rivera
October 22: Mike Maizels with David Kelley, Nicholas Knouf, and David Olsen
November 12: Claire Whitner with Bunny Harvey, Candice Ivy, Phyllis McGibbon, and Andrew Mowbray
Free and open to the public
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
3:00 pm | Dorothy Johnston Towne Gallery
Edged in Black
Curator Michael Maizels discusses the exhibited highlights of the SMS Portfolio—including work by Marcel Duchamp, Joseph Kosuth and Roy Lichtenstein as well as music by La Monte Young and Terry Riley—examining these interactive, multimedia projects in light of the radical ferment of the late 1960s art world.
Free and open to the public
Stay tuned for future films!
Saturday, October 11, 2014
11:00 am – 3:00 pm | Davis Galleries and Lobby; Collins Cinema
Family Day at the Davis
Join the Davis to celebrate our favorite things about fall! Listen to live bluegrass music and eat some treats on the Davis plaza, or head into the galleries to embark on a scavenger hunt. Watch Wellesley College faculty featured in New View as they demonstrate their art making process, and then try your own hand at pumpkin carving!
Family Day is generously supported by The Palley Endowment Fund for Davis Museum Outreach Programs.
Saturday, October 4, 2014: New View: 2014 Faculty Show
Saturday, October 25, 2014: Feast Your Eyes
Saturday, November 8, 2014: Hanging with the Old Masters
2:00 pm | Davis Lobby
NEW! Drop-in Public Tours
Special exhibition tours are led by a Student Guide and are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. All tours start at 2:00pm and meet in the Davis lobby.
Food for Thought
Davis Galleries and Lobby
Taste Juniper Chef Dave Becker’s inspired hors d’oeuvres based on a selected work of art from the Davis Museum Feast Your Eyes exhibition. Join us in the Towne Gallery as a local culinary artist sheds light on his process of translating visual inspiration into edible creations. Food will be paired with wine from Wasik's Cheese Shop.
Reservations are recommended and are available at our EventBrite page:
Wellesley College faculty/staff/students: Free
General Public: $20
Fall Opening Celebration
Please join the Davis in celebrating the opening of our fall exhibitions! Enjoy the first viewing of New View: 2014 Faculty Show and Feast Your Eyes before heading to the lobby for a festive reception.