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Eddie Martinez: Ants at a Picknic
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College is pleased to present Eddie Martinez: Ants at a Picknic, the artist's first museum solo exhibition. The installation includes a suite of seven new large-scale "mandala" paintings, accompanied by a range of table-top painted bronze sculptures and large graphite drawings. The exhibition and catalogue are realized with generous funding from Wellesley College Friends of Art at the Davis, The Helyn MacLean Endowed Program Fund for Contemporary and South Asian Art, The Mildred Cooper Glimcher '61 Endowed Fund, and the Davis Museum and Cultural Center Endowed Fund; with additional support for the catalogue from Timothy Taylor, London, and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York.

When: Sep 30, 2017 11am to Dec 17, 2017 12am in Wellesley, MA
Cost: Free Admission

Life on Paper: Contemporary Prints from South Africa

Taught in both academic institutions and community education centers, printmaking has long held a prominent place in South African modern and contemporary art. Life on Paper: Contemporary Prints from South Africa investigates the existential questions raised by diverse artists in drypoints, lithographs, screenprints, woodcuts, and more. The exhibition honors recent gifts to the collection by the Artist Proof Studio (Johannesburg) and Dr. Pamela Allara, Brandeis University Associate Professor Emerita of Contemporary Art. Curated by Amanda Gilvin, assistant curator, and presented with generous support from the Constance Rhind Robey '81 Fund for Museum Exhibitions. This exhibit will be held in the Davis Museum Freedman Lober Viewing Alcove. The museum is closed on Mondays.

When: Oct 4, 2017 12am to Dec 17, 2017 12am in Wellesley, MA

Soong Mayling: Paintings

Soong Mayling (1898-2003) graduated from Wellesley College as a Durant Scholar in 1917 with a major in English literature and a minor in philosophy. She married Chiang Kai-Shek in 1927. Madame Chiang began to paint in 1951 and proved herself an adept and gifted pupil. A 1952 feature on her in Life magazine claimed her "aptitude far greater than that of most amateurs." Madame Chiang made a gift of five paintings to Wellesley in 1958, during her third post-graduation visit. Organized by Ningyi Xi '17, the 2017 Eleanor P. DeLorme Museum Intern at the Davis Museum, and presented with generous support from The Mellon Endowment for Academic Programs at the Davis. This exhibit will be held in the Davis Museum Elizabeth Rickey Bevington/Leila Hammond Duncan Gallery. The museum is closed on Mondays.

When: Oct 4, 2017 12am to Dec 17, 2017 12am in Wellesley, MA

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About Wellesley, MA
Wellesley, MA Local information, discount coupons, event listings and local Business directory. Wellesley Mass was founded in 1881 and is located in the Norfolk County area about 13 miles west of Boston. When the area was first settled it was originally named “Contentment”.

Points of interest in the town include the Davis Museum & Culture Center as well as the Walter Hunnewell Arboretum and the Elm Bank Horticulture Center. For those who enjoy the theatre there is also The Wellesley Players.

Wellesley is also a college community. Within its boundaries you will find Wellesley College and Babson College as well as Massachusetts Bay Community College. The town has been a leader in environmental issues and the town’s attractive appearance is sufficient evidence of that philosophy.