Current Exhibitions

Gallery image of skeleton and paintings

Across the Quad,
Around the World.

Monday, December 5, 2022 through Friday, January 20, 2023

East Gallery, Porter Fine Arts Building

Wesleyan students of Visual Studies and Curatorship have created a multi-disciplinary experience pairing landscapes from Wesleyan's art collection with the osteology collection created by Dr. Barry Rhoades and students of Vertebrate Zoology. The exhibition is in response to the "World Wildlife Fund Living Planet Report 2022," which documents the loss of wildlife populations due to climate change and biodiversity loss. 

Wesleyan's collections provide opportunities for professional experiences in curatorship, collection care, research, and exhibition development. Art students and biology students "crossed the Quad" to collaborate and create meaning.


Three paintings of women from the She tells a story exhibition.

She Tells A Story:
Portraits from Wesleyan’s Collection

Porter Family Memorial Fine Arts Building, West Gallery
August 22 through December 20, 2019

Wesleyan has a choice collection that spans from a 15th century Italian Renaissance altarpiece to an Andy Warhol silkscreen. This exhibition highlights portraits of women: alumnae, friends of the college, beloved professors, donors, commissioned portraits and friends of the artists. The paintings and drawings capture all the  complexities of a contemporary woman’s life. The styles range from American realist to highly stylized layered portraits. View the paintings and read the stories of the artists and their subjects.   

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