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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).

See the new video about the museum: Art in the Making

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News

News

Continued Progress Towards Museum Opening

The Nelson Gallery at UC Davis closes as construction at the new Shrem Museum progresses. Listen to the museum's founding director, Rachel Teagle, who was interviewed by Sacramento's Capital Public Radio.

Events

Events

Stay Tuned!

Stay tuned for event announcements. The planned opening for the Shrem Museum is 2016-17. 

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.