UC Davis alumni show art throughout the region starting tonight
The fall season is kick starting this weekend with various new art exhibitions coming to the region. At Axis Gallery in Sacramento, UC Davis alum Manuel Fernando Rios is curating a show featuring multiple artists, Who Gets to Call It Chicano Art? It starts Friday, Aug. 31 and runs through Sept. 30. Second Saturday Reception: Sept. 8, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Alumni Kyle Dunn and Daniel Brickman will join Justin Marsh, a preparator at the UC Davis Manetti Shrem Museum, in Trinary at the Sacramento City College Kondos Gallery. The show is curated by alum Terry Peterson, SCC professor of art. This show is already open, but the opening reception is tonight, Thursday, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The exhibition runs through Sept. 26. 3835 Freeport Blvd. Parking is $2.
UC Davis blogs and podcasts in the arts
Hear the podcast, below, as Sacramento arts writer Marcus Crowder guests hosts with with Johnson. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is at Community Center Theater Friday, Aug. 24. Lots of other things the same night all over the region. Also, listen to the blues with Professor Julia Simon's "Blues on My Mind," each week. This week: T-Bone Shuffle.
SFMOMA welcomes artists with Bay Area roots
SFMOMA this month welcomes new exhibitions by artists with deep Bay Area roots. It all kicks off this weekend with New Work: Etel Adnan, opening on Saturday, Sept. 1, and culminates in two side-by-side exhibitions featuring artist and UC Davis Professor Emeritus Wayne Thiebaud, opening on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Coming up at the Crocker: youth art and amazing portrait photography
In celebration of the Collaboration of the Arts organization’s rich history of promoting the arts among children and young people in and around Auburn, the Crocker Art Museum is presenting an exhibition of works by young artists from this area of the foothills. The exhibition runs Thursday, Sept. 6 – Nov. 4. By connecting young and aspiring artists with art teachers and mentors, and by developing exciting and challenging projects for them, the Collaboration of the Arts continues its tradition of presenting this unique and lively art exhibit to the community. Access to this exhibition is free for museum members and free with admission for nonmembers. Visit crockerart.org for admission prices. A reception for the artists, which is open to the public, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16, from 1:30-3 p.m.
Duane Michals: The Portraitist presents the first comprehensive overview of inventive portraits by this influential photographer who, in the 1960s, broke away from established traditions of documentary and fine-art photography and is still creating original work today. Starts Sept. 16, continuing through Jan. 6