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Courtesy of UC Davis, University Archives


Exhibits during the annual Festival of the arts, a student-sponsored event, reflect a growing interest and achievement. Although the Department of Art was a part of the Department of Philosophy and Fine Arts until 1958, it is today regarded as one of the best and liveliest on the West Coast. Among the departments undertakings is a laboratory for Research in Fine Arts and Museology, established in 1953, which offers graduate work in conservation and restoration of works of art. a rare field in American Universities. People examining welded sculpture


circa 1960

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UC Davis, University Archives