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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

Lenin Lives

August 17 – October 8, 2017

One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Lenin Lives, co-curated by Lia Newman, Gallery Director/Curator, and Roman Utkin, Assistant Professor of Russian Studies, explores the afterlife of one of the most enduring and spectacular personality cults of modern history – the worship of the first Soviet leader, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyano – Lenin (1870-1924). As the […]

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In The Smith Gallery

Revolution on Display: Soviet Propaganda Posters

August 17 - October 6, 2017

In conjunction with Lenin Lives in the Van Every Gallery, Revolution on Display: Soviet Propaganda Posters displays a variety of 20th century propaganda posters. Works are primarily on loan from the Wright Museum of Art at Beloit College.  

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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

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“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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