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Special Installations: David Schorr and First Year Matters

Tuesday September 4, 2018 - Wednesday September 26, 2018
(These special installations are open Tuesdays–Fridays)
Special Installations: David Schorr and First Year MattersRembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669). Peter and John Healing the Cripple at the Gate of the Temple, 1659. Etching, drypoint, and engraving on laid paper. Second of four states. Plate: 179 x 217 mm (7 x 8.5 in.). DAC accession number 1947.D1.213. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1947. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: R. Lee). One of the works selected for First Year Matters.

Special installations in memory of David Schorr and for the First Year Matters program

The DAC begins the fall with two special installations of small numbers of selected works from the permanent collection. Both installations are on view in the DAC gallery for the same period of time.

These short-term installations present:

• Selected prints by the late David Schorr (1947–2018), who was a Professor of Art at Wesleyan for many years and was a long-time supporter of the Davison Art Center.

• Selected works for viewing as part of Wesleyan's First Year Matters program.

Both installations are open to the public for limited hours: Tuesdays through Fridays, 12:00–4:00, from September 4 through 26. Please note that during this time the gallery will be closed Saturdays–Mondays, with the exception of a special viewing on Sunday, September 16, following a David Schorr memorial event.

Salon 2018, the DAC's first full exhibition for the 2018–2019 year, will open on Friday, October 5, 2018.