Surround yourself with art, and experience present-moment awareness in this meditation session guided by Kotatsu John Bailes Roshi, the College’s Buddhist chaplain. Each session is inspired by a different work of art from the Davis’s permanent collections and special exhibitions and includes a guided meditation.
Meet in the Davis Lobby at 12:30 p.m.
- September 18: Wellesley’s Antioch Mosaic
- October 16: Fatimah Tuggar: Home’s Horizons
- November 20: Kanishka Raja: I and I
- December 18: Abstract expressionism
Co-sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.
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 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
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 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 14–Dec 7, 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, September 14, 2019 - 2:00pm to Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 2:00pm