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Support the Manetti Shrem Museum this Give Day

At the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, we believe creating art is just as important as preserving it. That is why our museum is designed to be a completely interactive and inspiring 21st century space where everyone can become a student again. It is a truly beautiful way to reaffirm and share UC Davis’ artistic legacy.

In addition to state-of-the-art exhibit space, our museum features light-filled indoor and outdoor learning spaces replete with Wi-Fi access and charging stations. It houses experimental classrooms and a wet studio where students and members of the public can create artwork. It also has an ultramodern collections room with glass display cases and accessible archives where students can interact with “teaching art,” handed down from masters like our Professors Emeriti Robert Arneson and Wayne Thiebaud, among others.

Free exhibits showcase modern artists as well as our powerful collection of almost 6,000 works from antiquities to contemporary art. In every way, the Manetti Shrem Museum is a vibrant hub of creative practice and community.

Museums like this are singular, extraordinary places. That’s why you should be a part of it by becoming a Manetti Shrem Museum Partner with a gift of $300.

As a Partner you will also receive advanced communications about events and lectures, and invitations to join us for Partner Previews, before new exhibits open to the public.

Please join us at Manetti Shrem Museum this Give Day as we honor and ignite the creative spirit that exists inside us all. 

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