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The Davison Art Center (DAC) holds Wesleyan's collection of more than 25,000 works of art on paper, chiefly prints and photographs. The print collection is among the finest at any U.S. university. The collection supports teaching and learning from objects in many ways, and the DAC gallery presents public exhibitions during the academic year. The links to the left lead to more information about the DAC collection and programs.

Northeast Small College Art Museum Association (NESCAMA) Statement on funding for the arts

Current Exhibition

Changing Visions: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs during the Weimar Republic and After

Friday February 10, 2017 - Thursday March 9, 2017

The gallery is currently closed; recently on view:

This exhibition from the permanent collection explored the creative ferment during the Weimar Republic, and the travels of artists after 1933, as many fled Germany or retreated to the countryside.


Reception and Gallery Talk
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 12:00 noon
Gallery talk by Curator Clare Rogan at 12:20 pm

Related Panel Discussion
Radicals and Art in Weimar Germany
Friday, February 17, 2017 at 12:00 noon
Fisk Hall, 262 High Street, Room 208
Lunch will be served; panel discussion will begin at 12:20 pm.
Speakers will include Erik Grimmer-Solem, Associate Professor of History; Ulrich Plass, Associate Professor of German Studies; and Krishna Winston, Marcus L. Taft Professor of German Language and Literature. Moderated by Clare Rogan, Curator, Davison Art Center, and Iris Bork-Goldfield, Chair and Adjunct Professor, German Studies.
Panel event sponsored by the German Studies Department and Davison Art Center

Both events are free of charge and open to the public.

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