UC Davis Arts Performances Canceled, Venues Closed

Pitzer center rendering empty
Ann E. Pitzer Center, recital hall, music department

Most performing and visual arts events and exhibitions at UC Davis are canceled through the academic year. Ticket holders of paid events will be refunded in full.

The decisions by the UC Davis College of Letters and Science's departments of music, theatre and dance, design, Chicana and Chicano studies; the C.N. Gorman Museum; the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts; and the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art align with guidance from the state of California, the university and the Centers for Disease Control.

The Department of Music and Mondavi Center have canceled events scheduled through June. The Manetti Shrem Museum is closed until further notice. The C.N. Gorman Museum is closed and has canceled events until further notice, as have the Design Museum and the Chicana and Chicano studies department's arts center TANA (Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer) in Woodland, California.

Cancellations or postponements will be updated as new information becomes available.

Department of Music

Choruses, orchestra and bands will reschedule repertoire and visiting musicians until next academic year. Other events will be rescheduled when possible. Ticket holders to concerts in April, May and June will automatically be given a refund. Those who have questions should request information via email at tickets@ucdavis.edu

Departments of Theatre and Dance, Design

The annual Picnic Day Fashion Show is canceled (along with the cancellation of Picnic Day in April) and may be rescheduled, and the Alberini Family Speaker Series in Design lecture in May is canceled. Other events are under consideration at this time for converting to online events or cancellation.

The Design Museum is closed.

Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

The Mondavi Center is contacting ticket holders for the affected performances, which are featured on its website. In addition to refunds, the Mondavi Center is offering the ability to make donations or keep the money on account toward next season. It has closed Ticket Office windows at this time but will continue to communicate via phone and email to patrons.

Manetti Shrem Museum

All events through April 7 have been canceled, and the museum is closed until further notice. Museum staff are planning for future events and exhibitions and welcoming visitors back as soon it’s advisable. Reopening plans will be shared at manettishrem.org or on the museum’s Facebook page.

This is a modified version of a piece by UC Davis Strategic Communications.