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Driven by Desire

Driven by Desire: French Automotive Designs and Greater France Talk by Stéphanie Ponsavady, Assistant Professor of French CFA Hall Thursday, February 6, 5:00 pm Stéphanie Ponsavady will speak on French car culture and its relationship to the colonies throughout the 20th century. Far from being a peripheral market, the Colonial Empire was central to the […]

March 28 – May 24, 2014 Opening and Reception: Friday, March 28, 5:00-7:00 pm Gallery talk by Julia Randall at 5:30 pm From strange hybrid Lovebirds to disembodied mouths and monumental bubblegum, the subjects of Julia Randall’s drawings seduce the viewer. The spring exhibition will be a ten-year retrospective of the meticulous, hyperrealist drawings by […]

One artwork, one speaker, fifteen minutes. Join the Friends of the Davison Art Center for presentations by Wesleyan faculty about their favorite works in the DAC collection. Bring your bag lunch and enjoy coffee, homemade cookies, and conversation following the talk. February 18, 12:10 pm, Kate TenEyck, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art April 8, 12: […]

Planes, Trains and Automobiles Friday, February 1 – Thursday, March 6, 2014 Opening and Reception:  Thursday January 30, 5:00 pm Gallery talk at 5:30 pm by Clare Rogan, Curator The excitement of speed and the metaphor of the machine join in images of airplanes, trains, and automobiles. This exhibition includes William Henry Jackson’s nineteenth-century celebrations […]

Thank you!!

Thank you to all who participated in our first-ever online auction as well as our silent auction during Homecoming Family Weekend.  We were thrilled with the attendance and so happy that so many new and old faces could visit us on campus and virtually! Congratulations to all the high bidders and a thank you to […]

Online Auction Open!!

The Friends of the Davison Art Center’s first-ever online auction is officially open.  Browse our site on Bidding for Good and bid on beautiful works of art and some unique experiences.  And then come visit us onsite Saturday November 2 rom 3pm-6pm for a viewing of these works as well as a chance to bid […]

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 […]

Over 150 visitors attended the opening for APOTHECARY (storehouse): new paintings by David Schorr on Friday evening.  Wesleyan faculty, students, staff, alumni, and community members all crowded into the gallery to listen to the Professor of Art speak on his show.  The exhibition features over 75 paintings of antique apothecary bottles completed by the artist […]

Please join us TONIGHT for the opening of: APOTHECARY (storehouse): new paintings by David Schorr.  Opening reception 5:00-7:00 p.m. Gallery talk by David Schorr, 5:30 p.m. APOTHECARY (storehouse): new paintings by David Schorr presents recent work depicting antique apothecary bottles with imagined contents. Meticulously executed in gouache and silverpoint on luxurious, colored Fabriano Roma papers, […]

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 […]

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