Fall Opening Celebration
Join the Davis Museum for the opening of our fall 2019 exhibitions, including five special installations that bring spectacular energy and creative artistic innovation to the Wellesley College campus. See the major exhibition, Fatimah Tuggar: Home’s Horizons, along with Kanishka Raja: I and I; Recent Acquisitions: New Photographs of Haley Morris-Cafiero and Habiba Nowrose; Hidden Histories: Revealing the Life of a Painting; Alexandra Smith: Seed to Harvest, the third “Windows Invitational” commission, as well as rotations that renew the presentations in our permanent collections galleries.
Artist Talk with Fatimah Tuggar | 5:30–6:30 pm | Collins Cinema
Join 2019 Guggenheim Fellow Fatimah Tuggar for a conversation with Ikem S. Okoye, associate professor of art history, University of Delaware, and Amanda Gilvin, Sonja Novak Koerner ’51 Senior Curator and Assistant Director of Curatorial Affairs, Davis Museum. The speakers will offer their perspectives on Deep Blue Wells, the new multimedia installation commissioned by the Davis that will be on view in Fatimah Tuggar: Home’s Horizons.
Opening Reception | 6:30–9 pm | Davis Lobby and Galleries
Nov 19, 10 AM
Sep 1–Aug 31Windows Invitational
Alexandria Smith: Seed to Harvest is the third commission in the Windows Invitational, a series where artists transform the dramatic floor-to-ceiling lobby windows of the Davis Museum’s Rafael Moneo building and courtyard plaza.Event Date:Sunday, September 1, 2019 (All day) to Monday, August 31, 2020 (All day)
Sep 13–Dec 15Fatimah Tuggar: Home’s Horizons
Featuring sculpture, photomontage, video, and augmented reality, this exhibition highlights multimedia artist Fatimah Tuggar’s interrogation of the systems underlying human interactions with both high-tech gadgets and handmade crafts.Event Date:Friday, September 13, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, December 15, 2019 (All day)
Nov 19, 10 AM
Dec 3–Dec 15, 11 AM–5 PM
Nov 22, 6–8 PMKanishka Raja Celebration
Join exhibition co-curators Laylah Ali and Lisa Fischman, along with friends, family, and fans of the artist, in celebrating the life and work of Kanishka Raja, whose series I and I is installed in two galleries on L2.Event Date:Friday, November 22, 2019 -6:00pm to 8:00pm