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Reception: 50th Anniversary Contemporary California Native Art

GORMAN MUSEUM. Tour the new museum, catch the final day of the inaugural exhibition, and hear from two celebrated California Native artists—Lyn Risling (Karuk, Yurok and Hupa), a painter who expresses her perspective on cultural continuum through traditional and contemporary experiences, and Gerald Clarke (Cahuilla), who works in diverse media from sculpture and painting to performance. 2p—5p. Free

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UpStander Carnival

CENTRAL PARK. The Davis Phoenix Coalition brings together families, community members, & businesses from Davis to teach elementary aged youth how to stand UP to bullying with games & prizes. Bring the kids! 10a–1p. Free

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Maria Ogrydziak at The Avid Reader

Join to hear local architect and author Maria Ogrydziak discuss Framing the Valley, a gorgeous collection of some of her stunning architectual projects throughout the Central Valley. About the Author Maria Ogrydziak, founder of Maria Ogrydziak Architecture, is known nationally for her valley-inspired built works and her design and policy leadership. Her bold custom homes, retail, and

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Sl(e)ight Ensemble: “Of California Ecology”

Erika Oba, flute • Stephanie Neumann, saxophone • Jacob Lane, piano and UC Davis graduate student of music Program Stephanie M. Neumann: Creek/toOcean Kian Ravaei: California Suite Julie Herndon: Shadow Prism About the Program “Of California Ecology” features new works based on different facets of California’s natural world. The trio will perform compositions by ensemble

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Slice: A Juried Exhibit of Regional Art 2022

The Pence Gallery’s Slice exhibit is now in its 10th year. This display of contemporary art in a variety of media celebrates the work of artists from all over California. This year’s juror is Chris Daubert – artist, writer, and curator – who has chosen pieces that are conceptually thoughtful, technically skilled, and representative of

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Call to Artists – Slice: A Juried Exhibit of Regional Art 2022

The Pence Gallery’s Slice exhibit, now in its tenth year, is open to all artists residing in California. This year, artist, writer, and curator Chris Daubert will serve as Juror. The exhibit showcases art that is conceptually thoughtful, technically skilled, and representative of contemporary trends in art. Work may be in any medium except for

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Call to Artists – Pence Gallery Emerging Artist Award 2022

The Pence Gallery announces that its Emerging Artist Award 2022 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 artist talk. Artists must use the award to further their work in a significant

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