Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

15th- to 21st-century prints; photographs 1840 to present; period house and furnishings; works on paper. Changing exhibitions.

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.

Thursday January 2, 2020 – Monday January 2, 2023

The Davison Art Center gallery is currently closed as staff are engaged in moving the collection to new facilities and in planning a new gallery.

In the meantime, we invite you to explore the Davison Art Center collection online and to return to this site for updates.

Image Captions

1 Detail of Auguste Louis Lepère (French, 1849–1918). Le Louvre, vu du Pont-Neuf, 1890. Wood engraving. DAC accession number 1942.8.2. Gift of Robert B. Newell (BA Wesleyan 1902) in honor of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1942. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: M. Johnston).
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Middletown 06459 CT US
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