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Happy New Year! Thanks to everyone who came to the FDAC Holiday Open House last month!  We had a great time celebrating with you - thank you for your continued support! Check out a few pictures of the Alsop House decorated for the holidays on Facebook.

  SPECIAL OFF CAMPUS IN JANUARY  


Tour of the Exhibition Goya: Order and Disorder at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 9:30 AM
Musuem of Fine Arts, Boston
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$25 ticket cost includes entrance to the museum. Transportation is not included.

Join the Friends of the Davison Art Center for a tour with one of the curators of Goya: Order and Disorder at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. One of the titans of European art, Francisco Goya (1746–1828) witnessed a time of revolution and sweeping change in thought and behavior. This comprehensive exhibition displays the full range of Goya’s ingenuity, from the elegant full-length portraits of aristocrats that established his reputation in Madrid, to the satirical prints that carried his fame beyond his country, and the sympathetic or acerbic drawings from his private albums that reveal the very foundation of his ideas.  To learn more about the exhibition visit the FDAC blog.

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  FROM THE VAULT  

Learn more about this piece in the DAC collection featured in current issue of the Wesleyan Magazine by curator Clare Rogan. To read the article visit the Wesleyan Magazine.

Édouard Manet (French, 1832 – 1883). Guerre Civile, scène de la Commune de Paris, 1871 (Civil War), 1871. Lithograph on chine collé mounted on heavy wove paper. Image: 400 mm x 510 mm (15.75 in. x 20.08 in.). Weedon Endowment funds, 1974. DAC accession no. 1974.24.1. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University.
  NEXT MONTH  


A BODY IN FUKUSHIMA

Tuesday February 3, 2015 - Thursday March 5, 2015



A Body in Fukushima will exhibit a haunting series of photographs based on the collaboration of internationally renowned dancer/choreographer, Eiko, Visiting Artist in Dance and East Asian Studies, with William Johnston, Professor of History and East Asian Studies. This exhibition will be the first-ever collaboration between all three Wesleyan galleries. It will include more than 70 photographs.

Opening reception
Thursday, February 5, 5:00-7:00 pm
Artist conversation with Eiko and William Johnston, 5:00 pm, CFA Hall
All three galleries will host receptions and be open for viewing until 7:00 pm.
Snow date: February 10, 5:00-7:00 pm

For more events, please visit the CFA website.
Save the Date! 
Our 5th annual The Big Draw: Middletown
Did you know there is a guided audio tour of the Alsop House available on iTunes? Check it out now! 
 
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