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Family Day: Fun with Photos

Saturday, April 25, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Davis Lobby, Plaza, and Galleries

This event is postponed.
With an abundance of caution, the Davis Museum at Wellesley College has suspended all public access through March 31st. Public programs have been canceled or rescheduled and gallery access is limited to the Wellesley College campus community. Please call for more information and updates, 781.283.2051.

Saturday, April 25
11 am - 3 pm
Davis Lobby, Plaza, and Galleries

During this free, family-friendly event, explore photography through hands-on art activities. Join us for a treasure hunt in the galleries, and experiment creating sun prints, portraits, button making, thaumatrope optical toys, sculptures from vintage slides, take an interactive family tour of our special exhibitions, meet one of the artists featured in Q20: Wellesley Faculty Artists, practice yoga poses, and join us for stories and songs with the Wellesley Free Library! Free and open to the public.

Schedule:
11 am - 3 pm:

  • Sun prints
  • Portraits
  • Button making
  • Thaumatrope optical toys
  • Vintage slide sculptures
  • Treasure hunt

11-11:30: Meet the Artist  William van Beckum, Visiting Lecturer in Art

11:30-12:00: Story Time with Wellesley Free Library

12:30-1:00 pm: Family Yoga with India Clark

1:30-2:00 pm: Family Yoga with India Clark

2-2:45 pm: Family Tour of Going Viral: Photography, Performance, and the Everyday and Making, Not Taking: Portrait Photography in the 19th Century

This program is generously supported by the Palley Endowment Fund for Davis Museum Outreach Programs