A work crew unloads the "Gong"from the truck in the first stage of moving it to the Mondavi Center.
The forklift begins its work installing artist William Wiley's 4,000-pound piece of artwork.
Bryan Cain and Chris Payne of Atthowe Fine Art Services move past Nelson Hall on the journey to the Mondavi.
Students cycle alongside the "Gong" as it parades down Arboretum Drive.
The "Gong" makes its way in the rain to the front of the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Performing Arts Center.
Workers move past the front of the Mondavi to install the "Gong."
The A-frame that holds the "Gong" gets removed.
A worker prepares to lift the "Gong."
Artist William Wiley tests the sound during installation.
Wiley is reflected in the "Gong" as he watches installation.
The wooden "Gong" striker is lifted into place
Wiley sits on a wooden stump — one of the pieces added to the piece when it was installed at another location.
In a window reflection, Wiley and Rachel Teagle (in blue cap), director of the Shrem Museum of Art, give instructions on final placement.
Wiley, who taught on the UC Davis art faculty from 1962 to 1976, will bang the "Gong" as part of the art museum groundbreaking.