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About the Museum

About the Museum

The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art began with a $2 million gift from Margrit Mondavi and a naming gift of $10 million from Jan Shrem and his wife, Maria Manetti Shrem. The museum will break ground in 2014. (See news for more information).

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News

News

Topping Out Celebration

News

The Shrem Museum held a Topping Out Celebration, open to the public, for attendees to sign the final steel beam and watch as it was placed onto the museum structure. 

MAKE Exhibition Closes in May!

Events

MAKE Exhibition Closes in May!

For those who haven't attended the MAKE exhibition about the new Shrem Museum, come to the UC Davis Nelson Gallery, located in Nelson Hall, to see the exhibition before it closes. 

Fine Arts Collection at UC Davis

UC Davis Fine Arts Collection

The Fine Arts Collection at UC Davis was established in 1964 by Richard L. Nelson, the founding chair of the Department of Art. Today, the collection contains more than 5,000 works from antiquities to contemporary art.