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).
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.