Davis Museum at Wellesley College

Coordinates: 42°17′37.3884″N 71°18′26.19″W / 42.293719000°N 71.3072750°W / 42.293719000; -71.3072750
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Davis Museum
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Established1993 (1993)
LocationWellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°17′37.3884″N 71°18′26.19″W / 42.293719000°N 71.3072750°W / 42.293719000; -71.3072750
Collection size11,000
ArchitectRafael Moneo

The Davis Museum is an art museum located on the Wellesley College campus in Wellesley, Massachusetts. 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.[1]

The permanent collection of about 11,000 objects ranges from antiquity to the present day.

The artists represented in the collection include:

A large, recently restored mosaic from Antioch, excavated in a joint expedition with the Worcester Art Museum, is also present.[3]


  1. ^ "History". Wellesely college. Retrieved 2014-01-20.
  2. ^ Marshall, Traute (2009). Art Museums PLUS: Cultural Excursions in New England. UPNE. pp. 240–242.
  3. ^ "Festina lente: Conserving Antiquity opens at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College on January 30". Artfix Daily. Retrieved 2014-01-20.

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