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Jan Shrem & Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art

254 Old Davis Rd Davis Ca On The Uc Davis Campus, Davis, CA 95616

The Manetti Shrem Museum of Art is a fine arts museum located at the University of California, Davis. The museum opened on November 13, 2016. According to the New York Times, the museum includes "trailblazing contributions by the school’s renowned art faculty, which contributed to innovations in conceptual, performance and video art in the 1960s and 70s". The museum owns nearly 6,000 art objects, including many works by Bruce Nauman, a 1966 MFA graduate of the university. Wayne Thiebaud has donated 72 of his own works and 300 works by other artists to the museum's permanent collection. In addition to his financial support, Jan Shrem has also donated works of art including sculptures from his collection.

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