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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

News in Brief: Nelson Gallery hosts design competition

The Richard L. Nelson Gallery is hosting an open call exhibition Feb. 8 to Mar. 17.

The exhibition, titled “Design + Build,” is an architectural design contest for the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, that is estimated to open in 2016.

The competition aims to result in three building designs, according to the Nelson Gallery website.

Members of the public can submit visual ideas for the museum as a whole or for more specific spaces within the building.

All entries must be submitted by Friday at 4 p.m. to kliwong@ucdavis.edu. More information on project specifications can be found at nelsongallery.ucdavis.edu/designbuild.php.

The event description also states that a $500 prize will be awarded to the entry that best showcases the future and history of art at UC Davis.

An opening will be held on Feb. 8. An expert panel is scheduled to discuss the prospects of the museum site.

— Muna Sadek

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