In the Galleries

Visit three galleries on the Wesleyan University campus, all with free admission!

Please click on the name of the gallery to see exhibition dates and information. Note that gallery exhibitions are typically only on display during Wesleyan University academic semesters (spring and fall).
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    Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

    Benjamin Chaffee, Associate Director of Visual Arts

    The Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery is dedicated to presenting groundbreaking solo and group exhibitions and installations that explore contemporary issues, often through through an interdisciplinary lens. Site specific projects that take advantage of the gallery's unique and majestic space have also been featured

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    College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center

    Benjamin Chaffee, Associate Director of Visual Arts

    The College of East Asian Studies houses and maintains collections of East Asian art and historical archives as educational resources for Wesleyan's East Asian Studies Program. Both collections were established in 1987, the year of the Mansfield Freeman Center's founding, with an initial gift of Chinese works of art and historical documents from Dr. Chih Meng, Founding Director of the China Institute in America, and his wife Huan-shou Meng. The collection includes approximately 300 works of art in various media, from
     works of painting and calligraphy, prints, and rubbings to rare books, textiles, ceramics, and other miscellaneous media from China, Japan, and Korea. The majority of the works date from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 

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    Davison Art Center

    Miya Tokumitsu, Curator of the Davison Art Center

    The Davison Art Center was established at Wesleyan University with the founding gifts of George Willets Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892). Today it holds approximately 18,000 prints and 6,000 photographs in one of the foremost collections of prints and photographs at an American college or university.