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Many Disciplines Come Together for Arts and Humanities Graduate Exhibition

Darcy Padilla's photos of California wildfire devastation are part of her photographic story on memory.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 (All day)

Pictured: Graduate student Darcy Padilla's photos of California wildfire devastation are part of her photographic story on memory.

Students from seven disciplines — art, design, art history, music, theatre, creative writing and French — will be part of the annual Arts and Humanities Graduate Exhibition at UC Davis.

The exhibition at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art will include large multimedia installations, music listening posts, paintings, video, an outdoor sound installation, and performances and presentations from 33 students in the College of Letters and Science. It runs May 30 to June 17. An opening reception that will include performances will take place May 31, and other performances and presentations will take place throughout opening weekend.

The Keister and Allen Art Purchase Prize, given to an art studio student, will be announced opening night. 

Performances and Presentations

May 31 6:30 pm “E Pluribus Unum” by Jonathan Favero (music composition)
May 31 7:30 pm Music by Ryan Suleiman (music composition)
June 2 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Art history students present research
June 3 2:00 pm Readings by Molly Montgomery (creative writing)
June 3 2:30 pm Natalie Savio (creative writing)
June 3 3:00 pm Mariah Briel (art history) discusses  maps from antiquity through the 17th century

Joy Miller (art) will be intermittently “moving, transporting, bringing, hauling, lugging, schlepping, shouldering, bearing, toting, taking and transferring bags” around the museum through the run of the exhibiton.

For more information on the exhibition, including a list of graduate student participants, please visit the UC Davis College of Letters and Science website.

About Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies at UC Davis includes 99 dynamic degree programs and a diverse and interactive student body from around the world. Known for our state-of-the-art research facilities, productive laboratories and progressive spirit – UC Davis offers collaborative and interdisciplinary curricula through graduate groups and designated emphasis options, bringing students and faculty of different academic disciplines together to address real-world challenges.

UC Davis graduate students and postdoctoral scholars become leaders in their fields: researchers, teachers, politicians, mentors and entrepreneurs. They go on to guide, define and impact change within our global community.

For information on Graduate Studies’ current strategic initiatives, visit the Graduate Studies strategic plan page.

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