Art of Athletes IX opens January 26

Jan. 24, 2018

DAVIS, Calif. - The  Art of Athletes IX, featuring more than 30 exhibits from 17 student-athletes who represent nine intercollegiate athletics teams, 14 majors and all four undergraduate colleges, will run from Friday, January 26, through Thursday, February 1, at the Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center, located on UC Davis’ main campus.

This year’s event is being coordinated by field hockey junior student-athlete Nica Taglieri, admission is free and open to the public.

As part of the opening night’s festivities, visitors to this exhibit will have an opportunity to meet the student-athlete artists at a reception, which will run from 5-7 p.m. This special event is also free and open to the public.

Parking for Friday’s reception, and the week-long exhibit is available at the Mondavi Center Garage.

The Art of Athletes has been a highlighted event each year, showcasing the non-athletic talents of UC Davis student-athletes. Past exhibits have featured paintings, sculptures, photography and other impressive works of art.

Art of Athletes IX
Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center - UC Davis Main Campus

Exhibit Hours
Friday, Jan. 26: 5-7 p.m. (reception with student-athlete artists)
Saturday, Jan. 27 and Sunday, Jan. 28: 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 29-Thursday, Feb. 1: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.