Exhibit: Asian American Activism: From the 1960s to the Present

Peter J. Shields Library 100 NW Quad Davis

THRU December 23. PETER J. SHIELDS LIBRARY. Exhibit traces the Asian American Activism movement from the 1960s to the present, with a focus on the University of California, Davis campus. Using documents, photographs, and oral histories recordings, this interactive exhibit strives to diversify online sources for Asian American History and ethnic studies.


Democracy by Participation: The Life and Legacy of Cruz Reynoso

Peter J. Shields Library 100 NW Quad Davis

THRU December 23. SHIELDS LIBRARY. Democracy by Participation highlights the life and career of Cruz Reynoso (1931-2021), the first Chicano Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, former professor at the UC Davis School of Law, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


William T. Wiley Exhibition

John Natsoulas Center for the Arts 521 1st St., Davis, CA

THRU JAN 7. John Natsoulas Center for the Arts. A member of the UC Davis studio art faculty and a participant in the Bay Area Funk Movement, Wiley produced an iconic body of work.

California Funk to Figuration: A New Narrative Mythology

John Natsoulas Center for the Arts 521 1st St., Davis, CA

THRU JAN 7. John Natsoulas Center for the Arts. A thrilling exhibition of paintings, sculptures, and works on paper by the leading 20th-Century Funk artists from California and Chicago.

Woven Air: Dhakai Jamdani Textile From Bangladesh

Design Museum, UC Davis Room 124, Cruess Hall University of California, Davis

“Woven Air: Dhakai Jamdani Textile From Bangladesh,” an exhibition of traditional Bangladeshi textiles noted for a weaving technique that creates surface decorations, opens at the UC Davis Design Museum on Oct. 3. This exhibition features fine-count Jamdani, the ornate textile that has experienced a revival in Bangladesh. Jamdani artisans employ the same weaving techniques of […]

Robert Arneson 30 Year Memorial Exhibit at Natsoulas

John Natsoulas Gallery 521 1st St, Davis, CA

The John Natsoulas Gallery is proud to present a new exhibition in honor of Robert Arneson (Sept. 4, 1930 – Nov. 2, 1992). Commemorating the 30-year anniversary of the passing of the great artist, this show will offer visitors the chance to see amazing sculptures and works on paper by this artist who shaped the […]

Call to Artists! Pence Gallery Emerging Artist Award 2023

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis, CA

The Pence Gallery announces that its Emerging Artist Award 2023 is now open for application via www.callforentry.org. This award supports the creation of new work by emerging artists in California and the opportunity to share that work through an exhibit and an artist talk in January 2024. Artists must use the award of $4000 to […]

$25 – $30

Flights of Fancy: Sculpture by Steven McGovney

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis, CA

McGovney uses clay, steel wire, and acrylic and oil paint to bring his animal and figurative work to life, concentrating on the sculptural side of ceramics.


Rita Glazar Bunch: Dawning Art

Logos Books 513 2nd Street, Davis, CA

Rita Glazer Bunch “Dawning Art” fluid acrylic pour painting December 3 – January 6 2nd Friday ArtAbout Reception: December 9, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Logos Books, 513 Second Street, Davis, CA, 95616 Rita Glazar Bunch is a burgeoning artist based in Davis, California. Between raising her family and a demanding career in business, including […]