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EXHIBITIONS

The Van Every/Smith Galleries play a fundamental role in the pedagogical life of Davidson College. The Galleries provide a challenging forum for the presentation, interpretation, and discussion of primarily contemporary artworks in all media for students and members of the Davidson community, as well as for national and international visitors to the campus. An on-going series of challenging exhibitions and lectures by visiting artists and scholars nurture individual thinking, develop visual literacy, and inspire a lifelong commitment to the arts.

In The Van Every Gallery

Recent Acquisitons

May 30 – July 27, 2017

The Van Every/Smith Galleries are pleased to present Recent Acquisitions, on view from May 30 – July 27, 2017. The pieces on view are a selection of works added to the permanent art collection during the past three years, either by gift or gallery purchase. The work spans nearly 100 years, and a variety of […]

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In The Smith Gallery

Rising Senior Art Majors, Class of 2018

May 30 – July 27, 2017

Works by Class of 2017 Studio Art Majors are on view in the Edward M. Smith Gallery for the summer. The exhibition runs May 30 through July 27. Summer gallery hours are Tuesday – Thursday, 10am -4pm. Additionally, the gallery will extend opening hours during reunion weekend: June 9-11, open 10am-4pm. Image: Peter Haugen ’18, […]

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Summer 2017 Exhibitions

Summer gallery hours: Tuesdays-Thursdays only; 10am – 4pm
Recent Acquisitions
(Van Every Gallery)
On View: Tuesday, May 30 – Thursday, July 27, 2017
Extended Gallery Hours: Reunion Weekend, June 9-11, 2017, 10am-4pm
Group Show: Rising Senior Art Majors, Class of 2018
(Smith Gallery)
On View: Tuesday, May 30 – Thursday, July 27, 2017
Extended Gallery Hours: Reunion Weekend, June 9-11, 2017, 10am-4pm

LATEST NEWS:
“Regina José Galindo: Bearing Witness” Review in Sculpture Magazine - November 2016

Regina José Galindo: Acts of Endurance by Barbara Schreiber Regina José Galindo’s performances are often shocking and degrading. Sometimes naked, she is tasered, hit, bloodied, anesthetized, urinated on, or left for dead. “Bearing Witness,” at North Carolina’s David son College last fall, was Galindo’s first solo show in the United States. Curator Lia Newman gathered […]

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