Davison Art Center title

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

Reclaiming the Gaze: African American Prints and Photographs, 1930 to Now

Wednesday February 7, 2018 - Sunday May 27, 2018

(Closed March 9–26)

The gallery is now closed for the summer; recently on view:

Reclaiming the Gaze presented a dynamic survey of African American prints and photographs from the 1930s to the present.


Related Event:

Opening reception and gallery talk
Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 5:00 pm
Gallery talk at 5:30 pm by Peter Mark, Professor of Art History, and Rielly Wieners ’18, one of the student curators.

The exhibition was closed Friday, March 9 through Monday, March 26, for Wesleyan’s spring break.
Please note that the Goya exhibition originally announced for spring 2018 was cancelled.