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Arts & Culture
Support Arts & Culture at UC Davis this Give Day!

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art and the Gorman Museum of Native American Art are vibrant cultural resources dedicated to ensuring community access to world-class art and performing arts.

This Give Day support a campus community where the arts are an indispensable part of everyday life for all!

The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum 

The Manetti Shrem Museum is committed to making art accessible and Free For All. Offering engaging experiences that reflect and serve the UC Davis community, the museum shares the university's core values of innovative research, interdisciplinary experimentation, and a dedication to educational programming while building on its legacy of exceptional teaching and artistic practice.

Presenting free exhibitions and programs year-round and with public art like Robert Arneson's Eggheads in the Fine Arts Collection, the Manetti Shrem Museum provides an unparalleled cultural resource for students, faculty, visitors and the extended community. Our dedicated supporters make all of this possible.

  • Unsure where to give? Support our exhibitions and programs by making a gift to the Manetti Shrem Partners Fund or help us establish an endowment for art conservation by supporting the Manetti Shrem Conservation Fund!

The Gorman Museum of Native American Art

For fifty years, the Gorman Museum of Native American Art has been dedicated to the creative expressions of Native American artists and artists of diverse cultures and histories. The Museum's reputation of artistic excellence is proven by its company of exhibiting artists, including some of the most established Native artists as well as the next generations of emerging Indigenous artists. The Gorman Museum is unique for its commitment to exhibiting works by living Indigenous artists, particularly within an educational institution. 

Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts  

The Mondavi Center is UC Davis' state-of-the-art performing arts venue. Its annual season features an expansive mix of seasoned artists at the top of their craft, emerging artists, and leading cultural figures. Many of the featured artists also participate in educational outreach activities, including school matinees, master classes, and in-school artist residencies.

A significant portion of Mondavi Center's annual funding comes from individual support. Your gift to Mondavi Center helps to make possible the performances, arts education, and community outreach that make Mondavi Center such an important part of cultural life at UC Davis and in the surrounding communities.

  • Unsure where to give? Support our annual fund by making a gift to the Mondavi Center Annual Program Fund or help ensure innovative programming and community impact by supporting the Artistic Ventures Fund!
$7,155
Employee Giving Committee Challenge
Thank you to our Employee Giving Committee members and colleagues who are making a difference by investing in programs at UC Davis! Your support helps us harness the power of UC Davis’ remarkable programs to make a difference. Your generosity will continue to inspire faculty and staff to create a brighter future for students, while furthering lifesaving research and services.
500 / 500 Donors
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$20,000
Manetti Shrem Museum Arts Conservation Challenge
THANK YOU to Kellie and Jeff Hepper, John and Gina Wasson and all those who gave to the Manetti Shrem Conservation Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
20 / 20 Gifts
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$10,100
UC Davis Emeriti Association and UC Davis Retirees' Association Give Day Challenge
THANK YOU to UC Davis Emeriti and Retirees' Association and all those who gave this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
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$5,000
Gorman Museum of Native American Art Challenge
THANK YOU to Dr. and Mrs. Bieri and all those who gave to Gorman Museum of Native American Art this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
10 / 10 Gifts
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$10,000
The Chancellor’s Student Impact Challenge
THANK YOU to Chancellor Gary S. May and LeShelle May and all those who gave this Give Day. We are grateful for your support. And, congratulations to the the winners in the top four categories: Space & Satellite Systems Club and American Society of Civil Engineers Support (in the STEM category), Student Start Up Center Fund (in the student success category), Student Emergency Relief Aid Fund (in the student emergency category), and Lacrosse (in the club sports, activities and Athletics’ programs category).
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1 CA 53
2 WI 3
3 NJ 2
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