• Events

    January 16 - February 14, 2019

    Wednesday, January 16

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    Davis Farmers Market Winter Market

    Enjoy the bounty of the seasons, and buy directly from local farmers, ranchers and producers. Items include farm-fresh fruits and vegetables; pasture-raised...

    Thursday, January 17

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    Friday, January 18

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    The Triangle Factory Fire Project Performance

    On March 25, 1911, a fire swept through the eighth, ninth, and tenth floors of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City. Thirty minutes later, the...

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame - LIVE

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame (2019) The Hunchback of Notre Dame is the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical theatre,...

    Misner & Smith with Hollis Peach

    Misner & Smith: Hailing from Northern California, Misner & Smith’s music is a combination of soaring vocal harmonies, extremely tight instrumental...

    Saturday, January 19

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Davis Farmers Market

    Farm-fresh, feel-good food fills the market Saturdays 8am-1pm and Wednesday afternoons. Open year round, rain or shine, our Markets offer an array of fruits...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    Natural Tie-Dye

    Want to learn how to dye fabric sustainably? Bring one white item you want to tie-dye: t-shirt, socks, shorts, pillow-case, you name it! The Arboretum...

    “School House Rock, Live! JR”

    Amy Shuman Photography Presents “School House Rock, Live! JR” Rising Stars Production The Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series...

    The Triangle Factory Fire Project Performance

    On March 25, 1911, a fire swept through the eighth, ninth, and tenth floors of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City. Thirty minutes later, the...

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame - LIVE

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame (2019) The Hunchback of Notre Dame is the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical theatre,...

    Sunday, January 20

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    A Radio Show Murder Mystery: Lead Rings on the Merry-Go-Round

    A killer is on the loose! And a group of desperate radio actors are locked in the studio with a script that solves the mystery. Microphones, sound effects,...

    Davis Arts Center Poetry Series

    A monthly poetry reading hosted by James Lee Jobe.

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame - LIVE

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame (2019) The Hunchback of Notre Dame is the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical theatre,...

    “School House Rock, Live! JR”

    Amy Shuman Photography Presents “School House Rock, Live! JR” Rising Stars Production The Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series...

    Monday, January 21

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Tuesday, January 22

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    Wednesday, January 23

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    Davis Farmers Market Winter Market

    Enjoy the bounty of the seasons, and buy directly from local farmers, ranchers and producers. Items include farm-fresh fruits and vegetables; pasture-raised...

    Thursday, January 24

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    GTI's 4th Annual Colloquium

    Scholarly talks will be transdisciplinary, delving into the health, psychology, and spirituality around tea. Confirmed speakers this year include Dr. Ping...

    Friday, January 25

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    Folk Music Jam Sessions

    Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome and listeners...

    Bike Party Davis -4th Friday of every month.

    Produced by volunteers & the City of Davis, Bike Party Davis is a non-athletic experience with lots of stops, laughter & talk. Last Friday of the...

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame - LIVE

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame (2019) The Hunchback of Notre Dame is the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical theatre,...

    Las Cafeteras and Villalobos Brothers

    Las Cafeteras and Villalobos Brothers Mondavi Center Presenting Program Las Cafeteras, the “uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip hop, beat music, cumbia...

    Las Cafeteras and Villalobos Brothers

    Las Cafeteras, the “uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip hop, beat music, cumbia and rock,” (Los Angeles Times) are remixing roots music and telling...

    Saturday, January 26

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Davis Farmers Market

    Farm-fresh, feel-good food fills the market Saturdays 8am-1pm and Wednesday afternoons. Open year round, rain or shine, our Markets offer an array of fruits...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    “School House Rock, Live! JR”

    Amy Shuman Photography Presents “School House Rock, Live! JR” Rising Stars Production The Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series...

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame - LIVE

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame (2019) The Hunchback of Notre Dame is the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical theatre,...

    Lara Downes, piano, and Theo Bleckmann, voice

    Pianist Lara Downes and vocalist Theo Bleckmann present a duo cabaret showcasing the music of Leonard Bernstein, Duke Ellington and Kurt Weill. A window into...

    Sunday, January 27

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Workshop: Backyard Beekeeping for Beginners

    Backyard Beekeeping for the Absolute Beginner - What the true beginner beekeeper needs to know to get started! Focus on urban, backyard beekeeping. Are you...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame - LIVE

    Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame (2019) The Hunchback of Notre Dame is the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical theatre,...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition Opening Day

    Join us for a festive event celebrating the Manetti Shrem Museum’s Winter Season featuring the opening of Xicanx Futurity. Meet the artists whose creative...

    “School House Rock, Live! JR”

    Amy Shuman Photography Presents “School House Rock, Live! JR” Rising Stars Production The Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series...

    Monday, January 28

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Tuesday, January 29

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    Open Mic Nights@MC

    Sign-ups: 5:30-6PM Open Mic: 6-9PM Join us in the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre for a quarterly Open Mic Night. Presented in partnership with campus group...

    Wednesday, January 30

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    Davis Farmers Market Winter Market

    Enjoy the bounty of the seasons, and buy directly from local farmers, ranchers and producers. Items include farm-fresh fruits and vegetables; pasture-raised...

    André Mehmari

    There is something special about the sound of the piano trio that propels master pianists to another level. The trios of Keith Jarrett and Brad Mehldau—to...

    Thursday, January 31

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS

    fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay area artists who exhibit collaboratively, and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity...

    André Mehmari

    There is something special about the sound of the piano trio that propels master pianists to another level. The trios of Keith Jarrett and Brad Mehldau—to...

    Friday, February 1

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    André Mehmari

    There is something special about the sound of the piano trio that propels master pianists to another level. The trios of Keith Jarrett and Brad Mehldau—to...

    Saturday, February 2

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Davis Farmers Market

    Farm-fresh, feel-good food fills the market Saturdays 8am-1pm and Wednesday afternoons. Open year round, rain or shine, our Markets offer an array of fruits...

    Delights from Down Under

    Plants from “down under” show off their flowers during our winter season. Tour the Australian and New Zealand collections and have a blooming good time...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    André Mehmari

    There is something special about the sound of the piano trio that propels master pianists to another level. The trios of Keith Jarrett and Brad Mehldau—to...

    Sunday, February 3

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Monday, February 4

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Douglas Abrams

    When Douglas Abrams organized a weeklong meeting between Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama, he had profound doubts about his role facilitating a conversation...

    Tuesday, February 5

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Wednesday, February 6

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Davis Farmers Market Winter Market

    Enjoy the bounty of the seasons, and buy directly from local farmers, ranchers and producers. Items include farm-fresh fruits and vegetables; pasture-raised...

    Thursday, February 7

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Friday, February 8

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Folk Music Jam Sessions

    Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome and listeners...

    Saturday, February 9

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Davis Farmers Market

    Farm-fresh, feel-good food fills the market Saturdays 8am-1pm and Wednesday afternoons. Open year round, rain or shine, our Markets offer an array of fruits...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Sunday, February 10

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Davis Craft and Vintage Fair

    Our monthly Square Tomatoes marketplace of creativity features: Live music from 2 local bands including the New Harmony Jazz Band Talented local atists and...

    7 Fingers Cirque

    Through a riveting mix of theater, circus, dance, music and acrobatics, Reversible is dedicated to a generation who forged the world that we live in today...

    Monday, February 11

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Tuesday, February 12

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Wednesday, February 13

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Learn & Shop Class

    Learn how to make your garden pop by choosing plants with diverse textures and shapes. The first 75 minutes will be an easy walking tour with our staff...

    Wednesday Walks with Warren

    Join Warren Roberts, superintendent emeritus of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, famous storyteller and punster, for an always-engaging noontime...

    Davis Farmers Market Winter Market

    Enjoy the bounty of the seasons, and buy directly from local farmers, ranchers and producers. Items include farm-fresh fruits and vegetables; pasture-raised...

    Thursday, February 14

    Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor

    Coinciding with the opening of Bruce Nauman’s (MFA ’66, UC Davis) retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this exhibition features the first...

    Xicanx Futurity Exhibition

    The Manetti Shrem Museum’s second faculty-curated exhibition - Xicanx Futurity - focuses on the work of six Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia...

    Dance Daze Winter Session

    Dance Daze offers dance education programs in Davis for children ages 2 and up. In our 2019 Winter Session, we will offer Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet,...

    Curtis On Tour

    The Mondavi Center’s longstanding partnership with Curtis on Tour brings us an ensemble of four vocalists from the Curtis Opera Theatre in a program of...

    January 16 - February 14, 2019