Drop-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. No tours on October 12 and November 30. For a full schedule of tours, please visit www.theDavis.org.
the Elizabeth Bein Keto ’48 Endowed Memorial Art Fund.
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 15Hidden 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, December 15, 2019 (All day)
Sep 18, Oct 16, Nov 20, Dec 18Mindful 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, September 18, 2019 (All day)Event Date:Wednesday, October 16, 2019 (All day)Event Date:Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (All day)Event Date:Wednesday, December 18, 2019 (All day)
Sep 13–Nov 15Recent Acquisitions: New Photographs of Haley Morris-Cafiero and Habiba Nowrose
Two recent acquisitions of work by up-and-coming women photographers, Haley Morris-Cafiero and Habiba Nowrose, embrace the performative aspects of portraiture to confront societal expectations around body image and identity.Event Date:Friday, September 13, 2019 (All day) to Friday, November 15, 2019 (All day)
Sep 13–Dec 15
Oct 26, 11 AM–3 PMFamily Day: Dream Home
During this free, family-friendly event, explore technology through hands-on activities, including a hunt in the galleries, photomontage and mini dyeing projects, and an interactive family tour of the current special exhibition.Event Date:Saturday, October 26, 2019 -11:00am to 3:00pm