FREE Family Day at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

FREE Family Day at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

Family members of all ages are invited to Family Day: Around the World in 6,000 Years on Saturday, November 5, 11 a.m. through 3 p.m. at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College. The newly reinstalled permanent collections galleries of the Davis Museum provide the inspiration for visitors to travel through time and around the globe with a full program of activities.

Activities that engage all ages

Family Day will feature art-making activities appropriate for all ages, with the opportunity for participants to take home their own creation. Visitors will also be able to take home a prize once they complete a travel-themed scavenger hunt around the museum.

 Family Day: Around the World in 6,000 Years will also feature international folktales from professional storyteller Alan White, musical performances by Wellesley College’s traditional Japanese drumming group, Aiko, and tours of the reinstalled museum galleries led by knowledgeable Davis Student Guides.

 FREE Family Day at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

If you go:

Date: Saturday, November 5

Time: 11 a.m. through 3 p.m.

Location: Davis Museum and Plaza at Wellesley College

Cost: FREE

Food: Light refreshments will be provided

Family Day: Around the World in 6,000 Years is generously supported by the Palley Endowment Fund for Davis Museum Outreach Programs.




Location: Wellesley College, 106 Central St., Wellesley, Mass. 

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.  Closed Mondays, holidays, and Wellesley College recesses.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Telephone: 781-283-2051




One of the oldest and most acclaimed academic fine arts museums in the United States, the Davis Museum is a vital force in the intellectual, pedagogical and social life of Wellesley College.  It seeks to create an environment that encourages visual literacy, inspires new ideas, and fosters involvement with the arts both within the College and the larger community.



The Wellesley College arts curriculum and the highly acclaimed Davis Museum are integral components of the College’s liberal arts education. Departments and programs from across the campus enliven the community with world-class programming– classical and popular music, visual arts, theatre, dance, author readings, symposia, and lectures by some of today’s leading artists and creative thinkers–most of which are free and open to the public. 

Since 1875, Wellesley College has been a leader in providing an excellent liberal arts education for women who will make a difference in the world. Its 500-acre campus near Boston is home to some 2,400 undergraduate students from 49 states and 58 countries.

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