Student Events

Night at the Museum: Orientation Treasure Hunt

Thursday, August 29

6:00-8:00 pm 

An annual tradition, new students get an exclusive look at the Davis Museum, following clues through the collections to win a prize…  a limited edition, student-designed tote bag!


Student Info Session

Monday, September 9

12:45-1:45 pm

Refreshments provided.

Make us your Davis! Join us to learn more about student opportunities for the 2019-20 year, including:

  • Student Guide Program
  • Davis Museum Student Advisory Committee (DMSAC)
  • Student Visitor Assistant (SVA) Program
  • Student Employment
  • Summer Internships
  • Student Initiative Program Fund

Student Tea Talk

Thursday, September 26

12:45-1:30 PM

Enjoy tea, light refreshments, a Student Guide gallery talk on tea objects from the Davis’s permanent collections, and meet the Davis staff during this special opportunity for Wellesley students. 


My Davis

Monday, September 30

12:45-2:15 PM

It’s your Davis. Spend the afternoon visiting our special exhibitions during this student-only event. Highlights include: 

  • Hands-on art making 
  • Sketching in the galleries
  • Polaroid pictures 
  • Refreshments

Student Perspectives on Fatimah Tuggar: Home’s Horizons 

Thursday, October 10 

1:00-2:00 PM

Wellesley students from DMSAC (Davis Museum Student Advisory Committee), the Davis Student Guide program, and the Art History Club will present a tour of Fatimah Tuggar: Home’s Horizons.


First Generation Network: Experience the Davis 

Thursday, October 17

3:00-5:00 PM

Drop by the Davis and meet other first-generation college students. Learn more about art and Wellesley, as well as yourselves and your peers! There will be free Davis swag and SUSHI!


Mashup: Student Initiative Program 

Monday, November 4

12:45-2:15 PM 

Davis Galleries

Refreshments provided. 

Wellesley College students are challenged to submit proposals for in-gallery performances related to an object in the Davis permanent collections. Applications are due by October 18 and are available here. Possible performances include, but are not limited to, music, dance, theatre, and poetry. One submission will be chosen by a committee comprised of Davis staff and Student Advisory Council members to be performed on this date. The winner will be announced in October. Stay tuned! Generously supported by the Wellesley College Friends of Art Student Initiative Programming Fund.