Weekender: Kathy Butterly — See the Exhibition, Listen to Her Speak Thursday Night

Kathy Butterly
Kathy Butterly, alumna artist, will speak tonight at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art (UC Davis photo).

Compiled by News and Media Relations Intern Leigh Houck

The retrospective exhibition Kathy Butterly I ColorForm is currently on display at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art through Dec. 29. The exhibition, sculptural and full of unexpected shapes and bright colors, is a must-see. Don’t miss a chance to see the artist herself: Butterly will be delivering a talk tonight as part of the Art Studio Visiting Artist Lecture Series from 4:30 p.m to 6 p.m.

Also on Thursday, see the Shinkoskey Noon Concert: Steven Lehning on the viola da gamba, Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center, UC Davis, Thursday Nov. 7, 12:05 to 1 p.m., free

  • This week’s Shinkoskey Noon Concert features Steven Lehning on the viola da gamba. Lehning will be joined by UC Davis Lecturer in Music Phebe Craig on the harpsichord.
  • More information on this concert and other upcoming Shinkoskey Noon Concerts here

Get tickets for Threepenny Opera

Get tickets now for The Threepenny Opera, UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance, Nov. 14 through Nov. 23, 2 p.m. or 7 p.m., $12-$18.50

  • The UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance presents “The Threepenny Opera,” showing from Nov. 14 through Nov. 23. The play is “...a criticism of capitalism and middle-class morality, set in a world of corruption with a score that draws upon opera, jazz and cabaret. Set in Victorian London, the musical focuses on the exploits of Macheath, an amoral criminal, who manipulates women and the law with equal dexterity.” The play contains adult themes and language. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone (530) 752-2471 during weekdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or in person at the UC Davis Ticket Office.
  • Learn more about the performance here; purchase tickets online.


Facilitated Game Play & Talk with Allen Turner, C.N. Gorman Museum, UC Davis, Wednesday Nov. 20, 3 p.m., free

  • The C.N. Gorman Museum invites you to “Join us in a gaming session of Ehdrigohr with Designer Allen Turner, and his talk about finding creative voice.” Allen Turner is of Black/Lakota/Irish descent and his table-top RPG Ehdrigor “...pulls from the myths and folklore of indigenous and tribal peoples from all over the world, while exploring allegorical battles with depression, solitude, identity, and erasure.”

UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center, Saturday Nov. 23, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., $12 children and students, $24 adults

  • The UC Davis Symphony Orchestra headed by Christian Baldini, music director and conductor, will perform works by Strauss, Lutosławski, and Rachmaninov. Special guest Maximilian Haft will join the Lutosławski performance of Chain II on the violin and Leyla Kabuli will join the Rachmaninov performance of Piano Concerto No. 2 on the piano.

“Stephen Kaltenbach: The Beginning and The End,” opens in January. The Manetti Shrem Museum at the University of California, Davis, traces the arc of California Conceptual artist and UC Davis alumnus Stephen Kaltenbach’s career in a new exhibition opening Jan. 26, 2020.

Art Social Media of the Week

This week, we give a shout out to The Crocker Art Museum, which always has awesome art tweets. Here is our favorite this week.

Tweet of the week, Crocker


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