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Events
Thursday, September 28, 2017 | 5 – 10pmManetti Shrem Museum
Opening Reception: Manetti Shrem Museum

Celebrating the museum’s fall exhibitions: Dimensions of Black, a major group showing of works by leading African American contemporary artists, and 33⅓, the composer John Cage’s first participatory work, an immersive sound installation that he debuted at UC Davis nearly 50 years ago.
sound exemplifying Cage’s interest in the use of chance and variation in musical composition.

Read the UC Davis news release.

Museum hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; noon-9 p.m. Thursday; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Free admission.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 | 4:30 – 6pmManetti Shrem Museum
Visiting Artist Talk: Samara Golden

Samara Golden was included in the 2017 Whitney Biennial and the 2014 Hammer Museum Biennial and she has had recent solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art/PS1, New York, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, and Night Gallery, Los Angeles. She lives in Los Angeles. 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | 4:30 – 6pmManetti Shrem Museum

Amanda Cachia is an art historian, curator and critic whose research focuses on modern and contemporary art, disability studies, performance, choreography, politics, activist art, and feminist and queer theory. She was a Yale University Sarah Pettit Doctoral Fellow and was the recipient of the Irving K. Zola Award for Emerging Scholars in Disability Studies. She was director of the Dunlop Art Gallery in Saskatchewan, Canada, and has curated 40 exhibitions.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 4:30 – 6pmManetti Shrem Museum
Visiting Artist Lecture: Amanda Cachia

Amanda Cachia is an art historian, curator and critic whose research focuses on modern and contemporary art, disability studies, performance, choreography, politics, activist art, and feminist and queer theory. She was a Yale University Sarah Pettit Doctoral Fellow and was the recipient of the Irving K. Zola Award for Emerging Scholars in Disability Studies. She was director of the Dunlop Art Gallery in Saskatchewan, Canada, and has curated 40 exhibitions.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 4:30 – 6pmManetti Shrem Museum
Visiting Artist Lecture: Christine Sun Kim

Christine Sun Kim uses sound in performance and drawing to investigate her relationship with spoken languages and the aural environment. She has been part of exhibitions and performances at White Space, Beijing; Carroll/Fletcher, London; De Appel, Amsterdam; nyMusikk, Oslo; Sound Live Tokyo, Tokyo; the Berlin Biennale; Shanghai Biennale; and the Museum of Modern Art/PS1.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 4 – 5:30pmManetti Shrem Museum
Visiting Artist Lecture: Diana Al-Hadid

Diana Al-Hadid has had solo exhibitions at Brown University, Abu Dhabi University Gallery, The Vienna Secession in Vienna, Austria, the Akron Museum of Art, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, the Centro de Arte Contemporánea, Murcia, Spain, the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 | 4:30 – 6pmManetti Shrem Museum
Visiting Artist Lecture: Raymond Meeks

Raymond Meeks, a photographer, has had several recent exhibitions in Amsterdam and a mid-career retrospective at Light Work in Syracuse, New York. His work is in the collections of the George Eastman House, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Columbus Museum of Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the National Gallery of Art.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 4:30 – 6pmManetti Shrem Museum
Visiting Artist Lecture: Athena LaTocha

Athena LaTocha’s monumental works on paper explore the tenuous relationship between man-made and natural landscapes. Her work has been shown at the CUE Art Foundation, Wilmer Jennings Gallery, Chelsea Art Museum, New York State Museum, ​South Dakota Art Museum, and the International Gallery of Contemporary Art in Anchorage, Alaska.

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