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Since 1962, the Friends of the Davison Art Center have supported new acquisitions, educational activities, and events at the Davison Art Center. More that 900 works by artists such as Rembrandt van Rijn, Eduard Manet, Pablo Picasso, Edvard Munch, Alfred Stieglitz, Aaron Siskind, and Jasper Johns have been added to the collection through the generosity […]

The FDAC is pleased to announce that the Artful Lunch Series is now available as a downloadable video podcast on iTunesU!  The first two podcasts are available from our October and November talks featuring Andrew Szegedy-Maszak and Sasha Rudensky. Click to learn more about the Artful Lunch Series, and be sure to come to our […]

Andy Szegedy-Maszak, Professor of Classical Studies and Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek, led thirteen enthusiastic gallery-goers on Saturday November 12th on a tour of some of New York City’s great photo galleries.  The group started in Midtown and saw work by contemporary superstars Hiroshi Sugimoto and Edward Burtynsky as well as vintage fashion work […]

Andy Szegedy-Maszak, Professor of Classical Studies and the Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek, continued our Artful Lunch Series to another group of nearly 30 including fellow faculty members, staff, and FDAC members.  He spoke about a 1930 photograph in the DAC collection by André Kertész titled Carrefour, Blois.  His talk gave special insight to […]

Artful Lunch TODAY!

One work, one speaker, 15 minutes. Come join us for our second Artful Lunch with Andrew Szegedy-Maszak, Professor  of Classical Studies and Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek.  Bring your lunch to the Alsop House Dining Room for the talk by 12:10pm, enjoy a brief lecture about a photograph from the DAC collection, and stick […]

Professor of Art History and American Studies Elizabeth Milroy kicked off the Artful Lunch Series today to a group of nearly 30 including fellow faculty members, staff, and FDAC members.  She spoke about a 1969 lithograph in the DAC collection by Helen Frankenthaler titled A Slice of the Stone Itself.  Her talk gave special insight […]

One work, one speaker, 15 minutes. Elizabeth Milroy, Professor of Art History and American Studies Wednesday, September 28, 12:10 pm Alsop House Dining Room, Davison Art Center Join us for the first in a series of talks by Wesleyan faculty about their favorite works in the Davison Art Center collection.  Bring your bag lunch and […]

The Friends of the Davison Art Center kicked-off our year-long 50th anniversary celebration with a cocktail party hosted by President Michael Roth and Professor Kari Weil.  A group of long-time supporters, current and former FDAC Board members, along with some brand new members, joined to celebrate the FDAC. FDAC President Patricia Reville introduced President Roth […]

Opening Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the FDAC Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 5:00 PM More events to follow throughout 2011–2012! Raise your glass Kick off the celebration of 50 years of the Friends of the Davison Art Center with Wesleyan University President Michael Roth and Professor Kari Weil Cast your vote View specially-selected […]