Gallery Talk: Kawandi: Patchwork Quilts and Siddi Culture
Join Soulful Stitching co-curator Sarah K. Khan and Davis Museum Assistant Curator Amanda Gilvin for a gallery talk on the African diasporic Indian art of kawandi, patchwork quilts made from saris. With a focus on how the quilts relate to food, culture, and social justice, Khan will discuss her research and film projects on Siddi culture.
Courtesy of the artist, the Siddi Women’s Quilting Cooperative, and Henry J. Drewal and Sarah K. Khan L.2017.9.9.
Feb 19, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 20Mindful Meditation
Surround yourself with art, and experience present-moment awareness, in this 30 minute meditation session guided by Kotatsu John Bailes Roshi, the College’s Buddhist chaplain. Meetin in the Davis Lobby at 12:30 p.m.Event Date:Wednesday, February 19, 2020 (All day)Event Date:Wednesday, March 18, 2020 (All day)Event Date:Wednesday, April 15, 2020 (All day)Event Date:Wednesday, May 20, 2020 (All day)
Sep 13–Jun 7Hidden Histories: Revealing the Life of a Painting
This exhibition explores the painting Sacra Conversazione through conservation, technical analysis, and an art historical lens to uncover a wealth of new information and highlight the unknown.Event Date:Friday, September 13, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, June 7, 2020 (All day)
Feb 8–May 2, 2 PMDrop-in Public Tours
Designed by Wellesley students representing a range of academic majors, these 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.Event Date:Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 2:00pm to Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 2:00pm
Sep 13–Dec 15
Jan 28, 4:30 PM
Oct 7–Dec 20Havana Revisited: An Architectural Heritage
This exhibition, one of the most complete historical portfolios of Havana’s notable buildings, presents architecture as a critical artistic and historical component of the city.Event Date:Monday, October 7, 2019 (All day) to Friday, December 20, 2019 (All day)