Symposium: Fragments and the Modernist Aesthetic
The fragments collected by Wellesley from the 1940s until the 1960s reflected modernist tastes that encompassed not only African masks, Mediterranean antiquities, and medieval architectural elements, but also abstract painting, inventive architecture, and sleek design. Guest speakers and attendees will examine the role fragments played in the midcentury modernism shaped by artists, collectors, and museums. This afternoon symposium will include presentations by art historian and critic Aruna D’Souza and Ithaca College Assistant Professor Risham Majeed, with a discussion led by Elizabeth Minor, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology at Wellesley.
Feb 14–May 9, 10:15 AMStroller Tours
Spend an art-filled morning at the Davis strolling the galleries during this free guided tour—a special opportunity for families to visit the museum before regular hours.Event Date:Repeats every month on February, March, April, May on the second Wednesday 4 times.Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:15amWednesday, March 14, 2018 - 10:15amWednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:15amWednesday, May 9, 2018 - 10:15am
Apr 11, 12:30 PM
Apr 12, 4:15 PM
Feb 22, 5:30 PM“Now You Are My Home”: European Jewish Brides in the U.S., Canada, and Britain
This lecture will follow European and North African Jewish women who, after marrying British, American, and Canadian soldiers, followed their military spouses to their husbands’ home countries.Event Date:Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:30pm