Bunny Harvey, Harmonies of the World, 1990. Oil on Canvas, 78 x 78 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
Bunny Harvey: Four Decades
Sep 16 2015 – Dec 13 2015
This fall, the Davis Museum proudly presents the work of Bunny Harvey, artist and Elizabeth Christy Kopf Professor of Art at Wellesley from 1976-2015. In addition to her well-known landscape paintings, Bunny Harvey: Four Decades features works from Harvey’s forty years at the College, during which she has engaged with an array of diverse themes: archaeology and the ancient world; scientific observation and discovery; and the visual response to non-visual sensation in time and space. Throughout her prolific career, she has explored the concept of sustained, subjective observation and its relationship to accumulated knowledge and memory. Brought together at the Davis for the first time, this large selection from Harvey’s body of work—including drawings, and both small and large scale paintings—illuminates her abiding engagement with these themes, and highlights her important contribution to Wellesley as a teacher, mentor, and participant in the academic community.
Curated by Meredith Fluke, Kemper Curator of Academic Programs. The exhibition and related programs are supported entirely through the generosity of Wellesley College Friends of Art, now celebrating 50 years of giving. The exhibition catalogue is published with the generous support of the Office of the Provost and Dean of the College. 
Fall Opening Celebration!
Wednesday, September 16 | 5:00 - 7:00pm | Davis Lobby and Galleries
Join the Davis and the Wellesley College community for a lively reception to celebrate the opening of the fall 2015 exhibitions, and be among the first to view our many new offerings.
Free and open to the public.
Educator Workshop with Bunny Harvey
Wednesday, October 14 | 3:30 - 5:00pm | Davis Lobby and Galleries
The Davis welcomes local K-12 educators to a free workshop with artist Bunny Harvey and Davis education staff to explore the exhibition Bunny Harvey: Four Decades.  Participants will learn how to develop lesson plans based on the exhibition and schedule customized tours for their classrooms, in addition to sketching activities and discussion.  Light refreshments will be provided.  
In Conversation with Bunny Harvey
Wednesday, October 14 |6:00 pm
Join curator Meredith Fluke in conversation with Bunny Harvey, artist and Elizabeth Christy Kopf Professor of Art at Wellesley College, as they explore her retrospective exhibition, which spans four decades of Harvey’s work. Reception in the Davis Museum Lobby to follow.
In Celebration of Bunny Harvey: A Symposium
Friday, December 4 | 3:00 pm | Collins Cinema, Davis Galleries and Lobby
On the occasion of her retirement from the College, join us in honoring the career of Bunny Harvey and her four decades of service to the Wellesley community. The symposium includes presentations by former students and colleagues of Harvey, and will conclude with a festive celebration in the Davis Lobby.
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