Purchase tickets online HERE or by calling 781-235-1550. Please note all sales are final and we are unable to issue refunds or exchanges for tickets purchased.
Thursday, August 18 at 7pm
Friday, August 19 at 7pm
Saturday, August 20 at 2pm
Performances are held at Wellesley High School at the
Katherine L. Babson Auditorium , 50 Rice Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
$6 Students & Seniors
Group discounts and gift certificates are available.
At the Door:
$10 Students & Seniors
Group discounts and gift certificates are available.
Although the original Track & Field grand opening date of September 24 has been pushed a few weeks to mid-October, work continues at at steady clip at the site. Most recently the contractor has continued installing the electric conduits and drainage pipes, and the sewer and water service connections have been completed.
The following is an update from the Department of Public Works. All photo credits to the DPW.
Your comments and questions regarding the Wellesley High School Track & Field project are always welcome. Please call the Department of Public Works Engineering Division at 781-235-7600 x 3315 or email at [email protected].
A short and wicked late afternoon storm that blew through Wellesley on Tuesday, July 18 downed numerous trees, damaged homes and knocked out power in parts of town. One minute a friend and I were sitting in my family room sipping tea and commenting on the hail coming down outside (“Oh my, do you think those nasty flying ice chunks will chip the paint on the Subaru, dear?”). An hour later I stopped by that same friend’s house, not even a mile away, to survey her hard-hit home in the Cottage St. area.
As you can see from the Wellesley Square bulletin board, things are pretty quiet so far in town this summer…
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College has revealed a handful of exhibits slated to open in late-September and run through mid-December.
The Davis Re-Discovered—Opening Celebration!
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:00pm – 9:00pm
We are delighted to announce a major reinstallation of the Davis permanent collections galleries. Highlighting an array of exceptional objects, many unknown to the Wellesley community and the public at large, this project will reveal artworks of the highest quality from the Museum’s encyclopedic holdings and foreground Wellesley College’s rich legacy of collecting and philanthropy.
Curatorial Gallery Talk: Anni Albers Connections
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | 4:00pm | Davis Galleries
Exhibition curator Claire Whitner will discuss Anni Albers’s autobiographical silkscreen series Connections in relation to her career as a designer from the Bauhaus to her late work from the 1980s.
Film Series: Museums in Motion
All films take place in Collins Cinema beginning at 6:30pm.
In honor of the Davis’s newly installed permanent collections galleries, uncover the secret life of museums through this selection of recent cinematic masterpieces. These contemporary films pull back the curtain on unique, behind the scenes views of museum activities and characters, both real and imagined.
October 12 The Great Museum (Dir. Johannes Holzhausen, 2014)
The Great Museum reveals the inner workings of Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum.
November 2 Russian Ark (Dir. Alexandr Sokurov, 2002)
Filmed in the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, this breathtaking film recreates 300 years of history and culture.
November 16 National Gallery (Dir. Frederick Wiseman, 2014)
National Gallery takes the audience behind the scenes of a London institution.
November 30 Museum Hours (Dir. Jem Cohen, 2014)
Museum Hours is a tale of two strangers who find refuge in Vienna’s grand Kunsthistorisches Art Museum. Johann, a museum guard, spends his days silently observing both the art and the visitors. Anne, suddenly called to Vienna from overseas, has been wandering the city in a state of limbo.
Picturing the Sixties: Photojournalism in the Age of Picture Magazines
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Former Look and Life magazine staff photographer John Shearer joins Annie Segan, daughter of renowned photographer Arthur Rothstein, for a panel discussion about picture stories, photojournalism, and political change moderated by exhibition curator Ileana Selejan.
Join Maureen Cassidy-Geiger ‘78 for an illustrated presentation of her new book, The Philip Johnson Glass House: An Architect in the Garden, the first comprehensive history of the architect’s sublime 49acre suburban estate, evolved between 1946 and 2005.Family Day: Around the World in 6,000 Years
Sunday, November 5, 2016, 11:00am – 3:00pm
Davis galleries, lobby, plaza; Collins Cinema and Cafe
Travel through time and around the globe via this experience designed for visitors of all ages. Discover a world of art through treasure hunts, art making, performances, visiting artist demonstrations, guided tours and more.The Davis Reimagined
Saturday, November 12, 2016 | 11:00am – 4:00pm
Explore our extraordinary permanent collections through a new lens as we activate the galleries with a day of performances, talks, art making, and workshops. Create your own program: drop in for one presentation, or stay for more.
New! Delve Into the Davis for Visitors with Memory Loss and their Caregivers
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | 10:00am | Davis Galleries
The Davis invites visitors with memory loss or early Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers for a guided exploration of our permanent collections. Each thematic program encourages discovery through discussion and multisensory experiences. Individuals are invited to join us for the pilot program on November 17 with advance registration; private groups are encouraged to book a custom program on a separate date. Visit www.thedavis.org for more information and to register.
In an effort to discourage those parking at the State Street lot next to the currently torn up Wellesley High School track from having their cars’ front ends or back ends overhanging the trail, the town has erected signage reading “Keep yah bumpah off the curbin!” Hard to argue with that.
If you’re still wondering what to do with the kids when school lets out, check out our Summer Camps page. It’s got everything from camps for the artsy to camps for the outdoorsy to camps for the sporty, both here in Wellesley and beyond. It’s not too late to save yourself from that most plaintive of summer cries, “Mom, I’m bored.”
Do it today.