Calendar 2014-12-08T10:35:46+00:00

Visions of Space and Form International Group Exhibition and Reception @ John Natsoulas Gallery  | Davis | California | United States
Visions of Space and Form: a group exhibition featuring artists, Ilaria Rosselli Del Turco Lais, Tessa Coleman, James Chaffee, Agnieszka Nienartowicz, Avery Palmer, Manuel Neri, Bruce McGaw, Frank Damiano, James Weeks, Paul Wonner, Theo Brown, and Kim Froshin. Also at the gallery will be featuring solo exhibitions from Al Pounders and Loren Olson. The exhibitions will run from Aug 30th – Sept 23rd, 2017 with the opening reception on September 8th, from 7-9pm. The painters in this exhibition all paint figures, landscapes and still lives. In fact, they create their own environment. The puzzling thing with all the painters is there is an object lightly out of place or twisted and yet, there is a great balance that they share. There are surprises in most of the paintings that are hidden that one has to look for. There are in fact a myriad of conventional and unconventional imagery. With this international exhibition of the great polish artist Agnieszka Nienartowicz, to the more traditional paintings by Italian painter Ilaria Rosselli Del Turco Lais who gives us a look into the past and yet, brings us into the contemporary world. Whereas, Troy Dalton is much closer to the realist traditional painters such as Baltus. Dalton’s slightly surrealistic take on some of his paintings take us to both the surrealist and the post-modern painters Avery Palmer and Alex Reisfar. The younger Palmer and Reisfar seem to be pushing the boundaries with surrealism and creating their own beasts that do not exist in our world. Like Rosselli, the British painter Tessa Coleman, who is an expert in painting figures in the city, takes us back to a more academic way of painting and yet, is always involved in a[...]
FREE MOVIE :: FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF at THE VARSITY THEATRE @ Varsity Theatre | Davis | California | United States
“Bueller…Bueller…Bueller…” Welcome to Downtown Davis Aggies! The Varisty Theatre and Davis Downtown welcomes you to downotwn Davis by offering a free screening of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on Thursday, October 5th at 6:00. Come early and enter to win our preshow prizes. After the movie get some dinner and stroll around downtown. Downtown Davis :: It’s where Aggies shop, stay, and play.
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Davis Craft and Vintage Fair @ Davis Central Park Pavilion | Davis | California | United States
Join us for live music, tempting treats, fabulous local artists and crafters, fun and funky vintage and upcycled items and fun for the whole family!
Photographer Gene Kennedy Artist Reception @ Gallery 1855 at the Davis Cemetery District Office  | Davis | California | United States
Join us Sunday, October 8th for the opening reception for photography Gene Kennedy. His solo exhibition “Reflect and Repeat” will run throughout the month of October. Come meet the artist, enjoy his works and experience the most unique gallery location in town. Gene Kennedy has been photographing for more than forty-five years. He gained recongnition nationally for his photograhy of the evolving California Landscape. Regionally I am known as a photography of the evolving California landscape. Regionally he is celebrated as a photographer, teacher, gallery, administrator and former director of the popular Gladding McBean Photography Workshops. Gene’s photographic projects have focused on the man-impacted environment, with a few nods of appreciation to the natural world, and the occasional touch of humor. His documentary-style landscape reside in the collections of the California State Library, the San Francisco Musuem of Modern Art, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, among others.
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2nd Friday ArtAbout @ Various Locations
A monthly evening of open galleries and artists’ receptions at businesses, galleries and other art-friendly locations in Downtown Davis and beyond. Events occur year-round, are free and open to the public. Many venues include receptions, refreshments and opportunities to meet artists. Each venue has their own specific times. See the monthly 2nd Friday ArtAbout Guide and Map for specifics (available at the Pence Gallery and online at davisdowntown.com/2nd-friday-artabout during the week of the ArtAbout).
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2nd Friday ArtAbout @ Various Locations
A monthly evening of open galleries and artists’ receptions at businesses, galleries and other art-friendly locations in Downtown Davis and beyond. Events occur year-round, are free and open to the public. Many venues include receptions, refreshments and opportunities to meet artists. Each venue has their own specific times. See the monthly 2nd Friday ArtAbout Guide and Map for specifics (available at the Pence Gallery and online at davisdowntown.com/2nd-friday-artabout during the week of the ArtAbout).