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Deborah Butterfield: P.S. These are not horses

Manetti Shrem Museum (Shrem) 254 Old Davis Rd.

THRU JUNE 2024. MANETTI SHREM. The artist’s first solo museum exhibition in California since 1996, P.S. These are not horses surveys Butterfield’s career from her most recent wildfire sculptures to rarely seen ceramics made while a student at UC Davis. Free


Seeking local Artist

Gallery 1855 820 Pole Line Rd, Davis, CA, United States

GALLERY 1885. This local gallery managed by the Davis Cemetery District invites local artists to display their work. For more information, or to request a spot on our calendar, please email Judy Fisher at Free


Renewal: Paintings by Inga Poslitur

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

PENCE GALLERY. Inga Poslitur’s new series of oil paintings capture flowering plants in natural environments, as well as in lovely arrangements of bouquets in domestic settings. 11:30a—5p. Free



NATSOULAS GALLERY. The John Natsoulas Center for the Arts has a long history of working with dog imagery. This summer, we will return to celebrate the canine companion by presenting the annual show Bark!: An Artistic View of Human’s Best Friend. One of the featured artist, Roy De Forest, has created various pieces that are full of life and joy. Free

Garden Tour Plein Air Paintings

Pence Gallery 212 D Street, Davis, CA, United States

PENCE GALLERY. As an essential part of our Garden Tour event on May 5th, five artists participated in creating distinct views of the selected gardens. Artists Marie-Therese Brown, Raquel Cox, Marlene, Lee, Barbara Smithson, and Teresa Steinbach-Garcia worked in different media, from oil and acrylic paint to watercolors. 11:30a—5p. Free

Pride Flag Make & Take Activity

STEPHENS BRANCH LIBRARY. Get inspired by the LGBTQIA+ pride flags to alter a painting. The library will provide photocopies of paintings from the Yolo County Historical Collection.  Free

Arts & Humanities Graduate Exhibition 2024

Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis 254 Old Davis Road, Davis, California

MANETTI SHREM MUSEUM. Twenty-five UC Davis graduate students from anthropology, comparative literature, creative writing, English, Spanish and Portuguese, design, art history, and art studio will present their research exploring pressing issues of our time, including environmental destruction, racism and immigration, while offering both practical and idealistic ways of thinking about and solving problems, or engaging with personal experiences, memory and aesthetic practices. Free

Illustration & 2D Exploration with Waylon Horner

Yolo Arts 508 Gibson Rd, Woodland, CA, United States

YOLO ARTS. Learn drawing tips and tricks to help propel their creativity to the next level! Use different mediums such as paint, watercolor & ink. 9a-11a. $160

Event Series Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher

Woodland Opera House 340 2nd Street, Woodland, California

WOODLAND OPERA HOUSE. Enjoy the Tony Award winning play that upends the century-old story of  how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (aka Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels.

$9 – $30
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