The Davis Museum in Wellesley, Massachusetts is located on the Wellesley College campus. The college art collection was first displayed in the Farnsworth Art Building, founded in 1889. The museum in its present form opened in 1993 in a building designed by Rafael Moneo.Our Wellesley online day trip planner makes visiting Davis Museum at Wellesley College and other Wellesley attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
The permanent collection of about 11,000 objects ranges from antiquity to the present day.
The artists represented in the collection include Jacopo Sansovino, Pinturicchio, Hiroshige, Giorgio Vasari, Lavinia Fontana, Angelica Kauffmann, Ammi Phillips, John Singleton Copley, George Inness, Paul Cézanne, Georg Kolbe, Oskar Kokoschka, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, Andy Warhol, Alex Katz, Al Held, Knox Martin, Robert Rauschenberg, Sol LeWitt as well as works by Giacomo Manzù and Alberto Diego Giacometti. A large, recently restored mosaic from Antioch, excavated in a joint expedition with the Worcester Art Museum, is also present.
Davis Museum at Wellesley College reviews
Located on the beautiful grounds of a well spaced campus, this college museum has over 13,000 objects, most of which were donated over many year dating back to the 19th Century. No fee for the... more »
A lovely place! They have a very clean and beautiful environment there. They make activities for kids some days
The paintings are good. Museum is not very large but experience is wonderful. The building is designed by Rafael Moneo.
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