Programs & Events

Visitors in galleries during the Grad Show 2018 opening.

Visitors in galleries during the Grad Show 2018 opening.

The Manetti Shrem Museum builds on the university’s legacy of excellence in the arts to bring the transformational power of art to everyone. We are committed to offering engaging experiences that reflect and serve the UC Davis community through our public events and programs.

Download a copy of our programs and events brochure.

For the programs that require registration, call (530) 752-8500 or email

Photo of the MSM events plaza during Picnic Day

Photo by Jose Luis Villegas

Fall Season Celebration

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:30-7 PM
Manetti Shrem Museum

Join us in welcoming new exhibits at the Manetti Shrem Museum’s Fall Season Celebration featuring live music by Munechild, self-portrait making, and more. Visit two new exhibits, Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor and Irving Marcus: Romance & Disaster, A Retrospective. Learn more about the exhibitions in a Curator’s Talk at 5:30 PM with Founding Director Rachel Teagle and Nauman Guest Curator Ted Mann. Enjoy free snacks and refreshments. Everyone is invited to celebrate and be inspired!