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William Wegman’s Bat Bite, a photolithograph from 1990 (purchased by the Friends of the Davison Art Center in 1992), is featured in the current DAC show: Collecting Photographs: Ellen G. D’Oench and the Growth of a Collection. Thursday April 14 at 6pm the artist will present a lecture and book signing at the Wadsworth Atheneum […]

Sixteen people enjoyed a day at the Yale Center for British Art on Saturday April 2, 2011.  The day began with a special tour of the Conservation Lab with Chief Conservator, Theresa Fairbanks Harris. She introduced paper and pigment and then demonstrated different conservation techniques to the group including microscopy, washing techniques, and black light.  […]

Alan Shestack ’60 Lecture

Last night nearly 40 members of the greater Wesleyan community gathered in Russell House to listen to Alan Shestack ’60 speak about his experience in the museum industry.  The talk, entitled: “The Dilemma of the Art Museum in America: Current Issues, Future Possibilities” was an interesting look how museums have changed over the last 50 […]