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Saturday, June 1, 2013

South Bay Young Blues: Hiking Event at Rancho San Antonio

Social Event | June 1 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Rancho San Antonio County Park


22500 Cristo Rey Dr, Cupertino, CA 94024

South Bay Young Blues


Join South Bay Young Blues on Saturday 6/1 for an amazing hike up the mid-peninsula hills at Rancho San Antonio and come experience the magic that draws beginner and seasoned hikers alike to return time after time.


Cost: Free. Contact Aaron Jow at 408-598-1660 if you have any questions. RSVP online.



Memory, Brain and Aging: Recent Findings and Implications

Workshop | June 1 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)


Art Shimamura, Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley Extension


Memory decline is a prominent feature of neurological injury and a frequent presenting problem with elderly patients. New brain imaging methods have allowed psychologists to link behavioral changes to brain status. In this workshop, you review current findings on neuropsychological issues related to memory processes, from neuroimaging studies to investigations of brain-injured individuals. You...   More >


$195

Register online.



Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | December 1, 2012 – December 5, 2015 the first Saturday of the month every month | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


Join Dr. Raabe for his monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too!
Please bring cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden


Free

Register by calling 510-643-2755 ext. 03, or by emailing garden@berkeley.edu.



Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program

Information Session | June 1 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (Belmont Center)


UC Berkeley Extension


Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with one-on-one advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.


Please refer to EDP 405589 to reserve your space. Make reservations by June 1 online, or by calling 510-642-4111.



Docent Tour

Tour/Open House | February 12, 2011 – December 28, 2013 every Saturday with exceptions | 1:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


With paid admission, we offer free docent-led tours year-round on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 PM.

Plants of the World - General Tour of the Garden
Explore the Garden’s incredible diversity of plants from six continents, including environments as diverse as deserts, tropical forests, redwood forests, and wetlands.



Journey by Starlight: Planetarium Program

Presentation | May 25 – September 29, 2013 every Sunday & Saturday | 3-3:45 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Hundreds of years ago, Polynesians sailed canoes for thousands of miles between tiny island in the Pacific Ocean. The wind, the waves, and the stars are your guides as we re-create an ocean journey in our Planetarium.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Museum admission required. Planetarium tickets are $4 each. Ages 8 and up.



Noor - Empress of the Mughals: A World Premiere Written and directed for EnActe by renowned Indian Director Feisal Alkazi

Performing Arts - Theater | June 1 | 3-5 p.m. |  Montgomery Theater


271 S. Market St., San Jose, CA 95113

Center for South Asia Studies, EnActe


EnActe, with the proud co-sponsorship of the Center for South Asia Studies, UC Berkeley, presents Feisal Alkazi's, "Noor - Empress of the Mughals."


Buy tickets online.



The xx: with guests: Hundred Waters

Performing Arts - Music | June 1 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre


Another Planet Entertainment


The xx are an English indie pop band, formed in London in 2008. The group released their debut album, xx in August 2009. The album ranked highly on many best of 2009 lists, placing number one on the list compiled by The Guardian and second for NME. In 2010, the band won the Mercury Music Prize for their debut album. Their second album, Coexist, was released on September 10th, 2012.


Buy tickets online.



Noor - Empress of the Mughals: A World Premiere Written and directed for EnActe by renowned Indian Director Feisal Alkazi

Performing Arts - Theater | June 1 | 8-10 p.m. |  Montgomery Theater


271 S. Market St., San Jose, CA 95113

Center for South Asia Studies, EnActe


EnActe, with the proud co-sponsorship of the Center for South Asia Studies, UC Berkeley, presents Feisal Alkazi's, "Noor - Empress of the Mughals."


Buy tickets online.



Exhibits and ongoing events


Joe Lurie, guest lecturer on Village Life in Dordogne France: Cal Discoveries Tour May 30 - June 7, 2013

Special Event | May 30 – June 7, 2013 every day |  Dordogne region of France


Joe Lurie, I-House Executive Director Emeritus (1988 - 2007)

Cal Discoveries Travel


Join Joe Lurie, IH Executive Director Emeritus (1988-2007), for an incredible one-week Cal Discoveries tour in the Dordogne region of France, May 30 - June 7, 2013.

Experience the authentic provincial character of Dordogne: charming villages, medieval castles, prehistoric treasures.
Early Booking Discount of $300 extended to IH Alumni who register by Nov. 16, 2012. Call (510)642-3717 or...   More >



Science On a Sphere®

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 4, 2012 – December 31, 2013 every day with exceptions |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Explore extreme phenomena best seen on a globe, including a climate change model for the next 100 years, glacial ice formation, the spreading of the supercontinent Pangea into today's continents, and realtime earthquake locations.


All Audiences, Children, General Public

All Audiences



Nicaragua: Surviving the Legacy of U.S. Policy

Exhibit - Photography | April 1 – June 1, 2013 every day | 2334 Bowditch (Center for Latin American Studies), Conference Room


Center for Latin American Studies


From 1985 until 1990, Paul Dix used his camera to document the effects of the U.S.-funded Contra War on Nicaragua’s poor. In 2002, Dix and Pamela Fitzpatrick followed up with roughly 100 of the thousands of Nicaraguans he had photographed, sharing the earlier photos with family members, taking new photographs, and recording testimonies.



At the Edges: A Wetlands Restoration Site

Exhibit - Photography | January 24 – October 16, 2013 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2600 Tolman Hall


Library


The photos in this exhibit, taken at the Guadalcanal Village wetlands restoration site on Mare Island, CA were taken where land and water intersect.


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff

All Audiences



Great White Shark 3-D

Film - Documentary | May 25 – September 15, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Safely get up close to one of nature’s biggest predators and mysteries—the great white shark. Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator—the creature we love to fear. In Great White Shark 3-D, explore the Great White’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.


All Audiences

All Audiences

3-D Film tickets are $4. Museum admission required.

$4

Museum admission required.



Design Quest

Exhibit - Multimedia | June 1 – September 2, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


What do robots, stop-motion animation, and wind turbines have in common? They were each invented by someone who was once a kid. Set out on a quest to build the future in the Design Quest exhibit. Come up with ideas, build prototypes and see if your designs rise to the challenge.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Museum admission required.



Titans of the Ice Age 3-D Film

Film - Short | April 9 – July 12, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, 3-D Theater


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Peer through the 3-D canvas to an ancient world of ice, the dawn of our species, and a time when man shared the tundra with majestic beasts—from saber-toothed cats and cave bears to dire wolves and woolly mammoths.


Children, General Public

All Audiences

$4 in addition to the price of admission



Nicole Eisenman / MATRIX 248

Exhibit - Painting | May 3 – July 14, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


MATRIX 248 showcases the work of New York–based artist Nicole Eisenman (b. 1965), who became prominent in the 1990s and has been steadfastly expanding dialogues surrounding painting and drawing ever since. Having come of age in the East Village in the 1980s, Eisenman’s work reflects myriad sources both art historical and popular, culling from what writer and critic Lynne Tillman has referred to...   More >


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)



Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker: A Literary Installation by Moira Roth

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 23 – June 28, 2013 every day | 11 a.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Bancroft Library


Moira Roth, a leading international voice in feminism, performance and contemporary art, talks about her installation based on a literary project. For over ten years, Roth has been creating a fragmented narrative about a fictional Czech Jew, Rachel Marker. Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker has been presented in different forms, including published texts, plays, and performances. Now for the first...   More >



Hans Hofmann: Rectangles

Exhibit - Painting | May 17 – September 1, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Hans Hofmann: Rectangles is drawn exclusively from BAM/PFA’s unsurpassed collection of paintings by this tremendously influential Abstract Expressionist artist.

Known for his bold use of color, innovative approach to materials, and dynamic compositions, Hofmann (1880–1966) is perhaps most celebrated for paintings that use the rectangle as a primary motif. Loosely derived from Cubist approaches...   More >


Free Cal students, faculty, and staff and BAM/PFA members, $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, seniors (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17), $10 General admission



Rebar: Kaleidoscape

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 12, 2013 – December 20, 2015 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


We invite you to experience Kaleidoscape, an interactive seating sculpture custom-designed for BAM/PFA by the San Francisco–based firm Rebar. Kaleidoscape is both a work of art and a piece of furniture. Come rearrange the modular pieces to create a personalized environment for study, relaxation, or socializing.


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)



The Reading Room

Reading - Literary | January 15, 2012 – December 31, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The Reading Room celebrates the written word and the central part it plays in our lives. Books from several noted East Bay small presses are shelved side by side with cherished books left by visitors. Drop by to browse and view related artworks. Bring a favorite book to leave in exchange for one from the ever-changing collection.


Free BAM/PFA Members UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees Children (12 & under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students Senior citizens (65 & over) Disabled persons Young adults (13-17)

Buy tickets by calling 510-642-0808.



Case Study No. 3, Sound Objects

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 28, 2013 every day | 11 a.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Bancroft Library


Sound Objects combines the study of Jewish material culture with the emerging field of sound studies, and investigates the role of objects that emit sound during synagogue rituals. The exhibition includes a selection of over sixty objects, books, manuscripts and photographs from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life documenting ritual in the global Diaspora, and integrates on-site display...   More >



Ballet of Heads: The Figure in the Collection

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 17 – August 25, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The human figure has been a locus of artistic innovation and expression since the very first artworks were made. This focused presentation mines the permanent collection, bringing together paintings, sculptures, and works on paper that demonstrate the inexhaustible variety and texture of the human form in art. Seeking to explore the polymorphous nature of the figure, Ballet of Heads puts into...   More >


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)



The 43rd Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 17 – June 16, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Department of Art Practice


Be among the first to encounter the work of seven promising artists as they embark on their careers. Each year, BAM/PFA teams with the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice to present the works of graduating M.F.A. students. This year's graduates are: Dru Anderson, Dusadee Pang Huntrakul, Erin Colleen Johnson, Sahar Khoury, Jess Rowland, and Sean Talley.

The annual M.F.A. exhibition at...   More >


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Cal Singles: Annual Membership Brunch

Social Event | June 2 | 10 a.m. |  Durant Hotel


 2600 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

Cal Singles


Cal Singles cordially invites you to the annual membership brunch. We look forward to seeing you there!


RSVP by emailing info@calsingles.org.



Docent Tour

Tour/Open House | February 6, 2011 – December 29, 2013 every Sunday with exceptions | 1:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


With paid admission, we offer free docent-led tours year-round on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 PM.

Plants of the World - General Tour of the Garden
Explore the Garden’s incredible diversity of plants from six continents, including environments as diverse as deserts, tropical forests, redwood forests, and wetlands.



Noor - Empress of the Mughals: A World Premiere Written and directed for EnActe by renowned Indian Director Feisal Alkazi

Performing Arts - Theater | June 2 | 2-4 p.m. |  Montgomery Theater


271 S. Market St., San Jose, CA 95113

Center for South Asia Studies, EnActe


EnActe, with the proud co-sponsorship of the Center for South Asia Studies, UC Berkeley, presents Feisal Alkazi's, "Noor - Empress of the Mughals."


Buy tickets online.



Cal Discoveries Travel Reception and 2014 Program Preview

Reception | June 2 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. |  Alumni House


Cal Alumni Association


Join Cal Discoveries and our tour operator partners for light refreshments and wine at our annual reception as we unveil our educational travel offerings for 2014. You will have an opportunity to discuss trips with the people who plan the itineraries as well as visit with some of our most esteemed faculty lecturers.


RSVP by May 24 online, or by calling Cal Discoveries Travel at 510.642.3717, or by emailing Cal Discoveries Travel at caldiscoveries@alumni.berkeley.edu.



Journey by Starlight: Planetarium Program

Presentation | May 25 – September 29, 2013 every Sunday & Saturday | 3-3:45 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Hundreds of years ago, Polynesians sailed canoes for thousands of miles between tiny island in the Pacific Ocean. The wind, the waves, and the stars are your guides as we re-create an ocean journey in our Planetarium.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Museum admission required. Planetarium tickets are $4 each. Ages 8 and up.



Noor - Empress of the Mughals: A World Premiere Written and directed for EnActe by renowned Indian Director Feisal Alkazi

Performing Arts - Theater | June 2 | 6-8 p.m. |  Montgomery Theater


271 S. Market St., San Jose, CA 95113

Center for South Asia Studies, EnActe


EnActe, with the proud co-sponsorship of the Center for South Asia Studies, UC Berkeley, presents Feisal Alkazi's, "Noor - Empress of the Mughals."


Buy tickets online.



Exhibits and ongoing events


Hidden Treasures of UC Berkeley’s South Asian and Southeast Asian Special Collections

Exhibit - Multimedia | April 9 – August 30, 2013 every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library, Center for South Asia Studies


The South Asian and Southeast Asian special collections housed in UC’s libraries are considered to be the finest and most comprehensive west of the Mississippi. This exhibit highlights some of the treasures found in Berkeley’s collections. Treasures on display will include the court fee and revenue stamps of the Princely States of India; a 10th century Vietnamese imperial proclamation; palm leaf...   More >



Joe Lurie, guest lecturer on Village Life in Dordogne France: Cal Discoveries Tour May 30 - June 7, 2013

Special Event | May 30 – June 7, 2013 every day |  Dordogne region of France


Joe Lurie, I-House Executive Director Emeritus (1988 - 2007)

Cal Discoveries Travel


Join Joe Lurie, IH Executive Director Emeritus (1988-2007), for an incredible one-week Cal Discoveries tour in the Dordogne region of France, May 30 - June 7, 2013.

Experience the authentic provincial character of Dordogne: charming villages, medieval castles, prehistoric treasures.
Early Booking Discount of $300 extended to IH Alumni who register by Nov. 16, 2012. Call (510)642-3717 or...   More >



Science On a Sphere®

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 4, 2012 – December 31, 2013 every day with exceptions |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Explore extreme phenomena best seen on a globe, including a climate change model for the next 100 years, glacial ice formation, the spreading of the supercontinent Pangea into today's continents, and realtime earthquake locations.


All Audiences, Children, General Public

All Audiences



At the Edges: A Wetlands Restoration Site

Exhibit - Photography | January 24 – October 16, 2013 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2600 Tolman Hall


Library


The photos in this exhibit, taken at the Guadalcanal Village wetlands restoration site on Mare Island, CA were taken where land and water intersect.


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff

All Audiences



Titans of the Ice Age 3-D Film

Film - Short | April 9 – July 12, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, 3-D Theater


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Peer through the 3-D canvas to an ancient world of ice, the dawn of our species, and a time when man shared the tundra with majestic beasts—from saber-toothed cats and cave bears to dire wolves and woolly mammoths.


Children, General Public

All Audiences

$4 in addition to the price of admission



Design Quest

Exhibit - Multimedia | June 1 – September 2, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


What do robots, stop-motion animation, and wind turbines have in common? They were each invented by someone who was once a kid. Set out on a quest to build the future in the Design Quest exhibit. Come up with ideas, build prototypes and see if your designs rise to the challenge.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Museum admission required.



Great White Shark 3-D

Film - Documentary | May 25 – September 15, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Safely get up close to one of nature’s biggest predators and mysteries—the great white shark. Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator—the creature we love to fear. In Great White Shark 3-D, explore the Great White’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.


All Audiences

All Audiences

3-D Film tickets are $4. Museum admission required.

$4

Museum admission required.



Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker: A Literary Installation by Moira Roth

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 23 – June 28, 2013 every day | 11 a.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Bancroft Library


Moira Roth, a leading international voice in feminism, performance and contemporary art, talks about her installation based on a literary project. For over ten years, Roth has been creating a fragmented narrative about a fictional Czech Jew, Rachel Marker. Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker has been presented in different forms, including published texts, plays, and performances. Now for the first...   More >



Case Study No. 3, Sound Objects

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 28, 2013 every day | 11 a.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Bancroft Library


Sound Objects combines the study of Jewish material culture with the emerging field of sound studies, and investigates the role of objects that emit sound during synagogue rituals. The exhibition includes a selection of over sixty objects, books, manuscripts and photographs from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life documenting ritual in the global Diaspora, and integrates on-site display...   More >



Nicole Eisenman / MATRIX 248

Exhibit - Painting | May 3 – July 14, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


MATRIX 248 showcases the work of New York–based artist Nicole Eisenman (b. 1965), who became prominent in the 1990s and has been steadfastly expanding dialogues surrounding painting and drawing ever since. Having come of age in the East Village in the 1980s, Eisenman’s work reflects myriad sources both art historical and popular, culling from what writer and critic Lynne Tillman has referred to...   More >


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)



The 43rd Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 17 – June 16, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Department of Art Practice


Be among the first to encounter the work of seven promising artists as they embark on their careers. Each year, BAM/PFA teams with the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice to present the works of graduating M.F.A. students. This year's graduates are: Dru Anderson, Dusadee Pang Huntrakul, Erin Colleen Johnson, Sahar Khoury, Jess Rowland, and Sean Talley.

The annual M.F.A. exhibition at...   More >


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)



Rebar: Kaleidoscape

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 12, 2013 – December 20, 2015 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


We invite you to experience Kaleidoscape, an interactive seating sculpture custom-designed for BAM/PFA by the San Francisco–based firm Rebar. Kaleidoscape is both a work of art and a piece of furniture. Come rearrange the modular pieces to create a personalized environment for study, relaxation, or socializing.


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)



Ballet of Heads: The Figure in the Collection

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 17 – August 25, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The human figure has been a locus of artistic innovation and expression since the very first artworks were made. This focused presentation mines the permanent collection, bringing together paintings, sculptures, and works on paper that demonstrate the inexhaustible variety and texture of the human form in art. Seeking to explore the polymorphous nature of the figure, Ballet of Heads puts into...   More >


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)



The Reading Room

Reading - Literary | January 15, 2012 – December 31, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The Reading Room celebrates the written word and the central part it plays in our lives. Books from several noted East Bay small presses are shelved side by side with cherished books left by visitors. Drop by to browse and view related artworks. Bring a favorite book to leave in exchange for one from the ever-changing collection.


Free BAM/PFA Members UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees Children (12 & under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students Senior citizens (65 & over) Disabled persons Young adults (13-17)

Buy tickets by calling 510-642-0808.



Hans Hofmann: Rectangles

Exhibit - Painting | May 17 – September 1, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Hans Hofmann: Rectangles is drawn exclusively from BAM/PFA’s unsurpassed collection of paintings by this tremendously influential Abstract Expressionist artist.

Known for his bold use of color, innovative approach to materials, and dynamic compositions, Hofmann (1880–1966) is perhaps most celebrated for paintings that use the rectangle as a primary motif. Loosely derived from Cubist approaches...   More >


Free Cal students, faculty, and staff and BAM/PFA members, $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, seniors (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17), $10 General admission

Monday, June 3, 2013

Genetic dissection of the fly visual course control system

Seminar | June 3 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition | Note change in date


Axel Borst, Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Martinsried

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH



Skyrocket Team Performance With Three Feedback Habits

Lecture | June 3 | 6-8 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (Downtown Center)


Jessica Weatherford, president and CEO of Marble Arch Consultants; Neal Bottom, principal and co-founder of Marble Arch Consultants

UC Berkeley Extension


When management assesses organizational performance, frequency of feedback is consistently a major indicator of an organization’s performance. Join us to learn the very specific ways to gather and deliver feedback for higher motivation, productivity and even profitability.


•Leave understanding the key elements of High Performance Feedback, as well as receive a toolkit of three feedback...   More >


$15

Please refer to EDP 315895. Enroll online, or by calling 510-642-4111.



Exhibits and ongoing events


Glorious Past, Glorious Future:: Celebrating California Memorial Stadium

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 31 – July 31, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Bancroft Library, 2nd floor corridor between Doe and Bancroft


Bancroft Library


This exhibition explores the colorful history of California
Memorial Stadium, from its predecessor athletic fields and
original dedication in 1923 to its 2012 reopening, following
renovation and seismic retrofitting. An array of material,
drawn largely from University Archives’ collections, traces
the rise of this campus icon.



Science On a Sphere®

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 4, 2012 – December 31, 2013 every day with exceptions |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Explore extreme phenomena best seen on a globe, including a climate change model for the next 100 years, glacial ice formation, the spreading of the supercontinent Pangea into today's continents, and realtime earthquake locations.


All Audiences, Children, General Public

All Audiences



Joe Lurie, guest lecturer on Village Life in Dordogne France: Cal Discoveries Tour May 30 - June 7, 2013

Special Event | May 30 – June 7, 2013 every day |  Dordogne region of France


Joe Lurie, I-House Executive Director Emeritus (1988 - 2007)

Cal Discoveries Travel


Join Joe Lurie, IH Executive Director Emeritus (1988-2007), for an incredible one-week Cal Discoveries tour in the Dordogne region of France, May 30 - June 7, 2013.

Experience the authentic provincial character of Dordogne: charming villages, medieval castles, prehistoric treasures.
Early Booking Discount of $300 extended to IH Alumni who register by Nov. 16, 2012. Call (510)642-3717 or...   More >



Hidden Treasures of UC Berkeley’s South Asian and Southeast Asian Special Collections

Exhibit - Multimedia | April 9 – August 30, 2013 every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library, Center for South Asia Studies


The South Asian and Southeast Asian special collections housed in UC’s libraries are considered to be the finest and most comprehensive west of the Mississippi. This exhibit highlights some of the treasures found in Berkeley’s collections. Treasures on display will include the court fee and revenue stamps of the Princely States of India; a 10th century Vietnamese imperial proclamation; palm leaf...   More >



Palace Square 1968: Photos by David Linger

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 11 – June 24, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Main Office, 220 Stephens Hall


Townsend Center for the Humanities


David Linger's work takes the form of thin, translucent porcelain panels, often in large-scale works composed of multiple elements. The panels contain halftone photographs in black underglaze, overprinted with intaglio embossment of original text.



At the Edges: A Wetlands Restoration Site

Exhibit - Photography | January 24 – October 16, 2013 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2600 Tolman Hall


Library


The photos in this exhibit, taken at the Guadalcanal Village wetlands restoration site on Mare Island, CA were taken where land and water intersect.


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff

All Audiences



The Sound of Weaving at Ôzu

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 15 – September 10, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor)


Fukuko Katsuura, Independent craftswoman

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)


The ancient arts of weaving and dyeing live on in the handwork of dedicated craftspeople such as Fukuko Katsuura. From a love of Japan’s textile arts came a dedication to mastering traditional weaving. From a life lived on and of the land, came experiments in coaxing color from plants gathered and grown. “The Sound of Weaving at Ôzu” features a selection of her work in silk, paper, and other...   More >



Great White Shark 3-D

Film - Documentary | May 25 – September 15, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Safely get up close to one of nature’s biggest predators and mysteries—the great white shark. Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator—the creature we love to fear. In Great White Shark 3-D, explore the Great White’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.


All Audiences

All Audiences

3-D Film tickets are $4. Museum admission required.

$4

Museum admission required.



Design Quest

Exhibit - Multimedia | June 1 – September 2, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


What do robots, stop-motion animation, and wind turbines have in common? They were each invented by someone who was once a kid. Set out on a quest to build the future in the Design Quest exhibit. Come up with ideas, build prototypes and see if your designs rise to the challenge.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Museum admission required.



Colors of California Agriculture

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 26 – July 31, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Gallery


Bancroft Library


This exhibition will highlight photographer Peter Goin's and geographer Paul Starrs's "California Agriculture Archive" in the context of Bancroft historical holdings on agriculture in California. After completing their book "Field Guide to California Agriculture"--the first comprehensive survey on the subject since the 1970s--Goin and Starrs donated files, maps, and other pictorial...   More >



Titans of the Ice Age 3-D Film

Film - Short | April 9 – July 12, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, 3-D Theater


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Peer through the 3-D canvas to an ancient world of ice, the dawn of our species, and a time when man shared the tundra with majestic beasts—from saber-toothed cats and cave bears to dire wolves and woolly mammoths.


Children, General Public

All Audiences

$4 in addition to the price of admission



Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker: A Literary Installation by Moira Roth

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 23 – June 28, 2013 every day | 11 a.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Bancroft Library


Moira Roth, a leading international voice in feminism, performance and contemporary art, talks about her installation based on a literary project. For over ten years, Roth has been creating a fragmented narrative about a fictional Czech Jew, Rachel Marker. Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker has been presented in different forms, including published texts, plays, and performances. Now for the first...   More >



Case Study No. 3, Sound Objects

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 28, 2013 every day | 11 a.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Bancroft Library


Sound Objects combines the study of Jewish material culture with the emerging field of sound studies, and investigates the role of objects that emit sound during synagogue rituals. The exhibition includes a selection of over sixty objects, books, manuscripts and photographs from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life documenting ritual in the global Diaspora, and integrates on-site display...   More >

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Marketing Yourself for Your Next Job: Resume Writing (BECAR301)

Workshop | June 4 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club


TBA, University Health Services

Tang Center (University Health Services)


Create a resume that gets attention and results.


Faculty, Staff

Faculty, Staff

Search for BECAR301 in the Blu Portal under UCB Learning Center (left column). Enroll online.



What's All the Fuss About Open Access?

Colloquium | June 4 | 12-1 p.m. | 489 Minor Hall


Peter Binfield, PeerJ

Optometry, School of


Peter Binfield, currently publisher & co-founder of PeerJ & former publisher of of PLoS One, will provide an overview of the current landscape of Open Access publications, highlighting some of the more innovative models being tested.



EHS 401 Radioactive Materials User Training

Lecture | June 4 | 1-5 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


Jason Smith, EH&S

Office of Environment, Health & Safety


Click on the "EHS 401 Radiactive Materials User Training" link to use the UC Learning Center to sign up. Once in, search for "ehs 401." If you do not gain access contact the EHS Training Program at ehstrain@berkeley.edu.



Bicycle Transportation: Bicycle Path Planning and Design TE-35

Course | June 4 – 6, 2013 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online workshop only


Michele DeRobertis, PE, Senior Transportation Planner & Bicycle Program Manager, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority; Patrick T. Miller. FASLA, Partner, 2M Associates

Institute of Transportation Studies


The third in a series on the planning and design of both on-road and off-road bicycle facilities, this course will focus on the fundamental background knowledge necessary to design and implement off-street shared-use bicycle paths. Case studies will be presented. Sample spatial design problems, use conflicts, and alternative solutions will be illustrated. Federal and State laws and policies...   More >


$295.00

Registration opens January 1. Register by June 3 online, or by calling Dana Oldknow at 510-643-4393, or by emailing Dana Oldknow at registrar@techtransfer.berkeley.edu.



Scholar Information Meetings (SIMs)

Orientation | June 4 | 2-4 p.m. | International House, Sproul Room


Berkeley International Office(BIO))


Newly arrived J-1 postdocs, professors, researchers,short-term scholars, and visiting student researchers are required to attend this meeting to validate their arrival in the U.S. Information on immigration regulations, travel, employment, resources for families, health insurance and other practical information will be discussed.

Your final immigration document review will be completed at the...   More >



Sequestering Heterochromatin through Development: Roles for Histone Methylation: Life Sciences Division Seminar, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Seminar | June 4 | 4-5 p.m. | LBNL, 717 Potter St., room 141


717 Potter Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

Susan Gasser, Ph.D., Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland

Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


RSVP required for non-LBNL attendees; please show ID and register at security desk. RSVP by June 3 by emailing fguagliardo@lbl.gov.



DREAM Seminar: Schedulability, Deadlock Freedom, and Performance Analysis of Timed Actors

Seminar | June 4 | 4:10-5 p.m. | Cory Hall, 540A/B


Marjan Sirjani, Reykjavik University, Iceland

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


Abstract:
Asynchronous event-based systems can be modeled using Timed Rebeca with least effort. Network and computational delays, periodic events, and required deadlines can be expressed in the model. The language is actor-based and the syntax is Java-like. Model checking and simulation tools are built based on the formal semantics of the language given as SOS rules. For deadlock-freedom and...   More >



Exhibits and ongoing events


Science On a Sphere®

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 4, 2012 – December 31, 2013 every day with exceptions |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Explore extreme phenomena best seen on a globe, including a climate change model for the next 100 years, glacial ice formation, the spreading of the supercontinent Pangea into today's continents, and realtime earthquake locations.


All Audiences, Children, General Public

All Audiences



Glorious Past, Glorious Future:: Celebrating California Memorial Stadium

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 31 – July 31, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Bancroft Library, 2nd floor corridor between Doe and Bancroft


Bancroft Library


This exhibition explores the colorful history of California
Memorial Stadium, from its predecessor athletic fields and
original dedication in 1923 to its 2012 reopening, following
renovation and seismic retrofitting. An array of material,
drawn largely from University Archives’ collections, traces
the rise of this campus icon.



Hidden Treasures of UC Berkeley’s South Asian and Southeast Asian Special Collections

Exhibit - Multimedia | April 9 – August 30, 2013 every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library, Center for South Asia Studies


The South Asian and Southeast Asian special collections housed in UC’s libraries are considered to be the finest and most comprehensive west of the Mississippi. This exhibit highlights some of the treasures found in Berkeley’s collections. Treasures on display will include the court fee and revenue stamps of the Princely States of India; a 10th century Vietnamese imperial proclamation; palm leaf...   More >



Joe Lurie, guest lecturer on Village Life in Dordogne France: Cal Discoveries Tour May 30 - June 7, 2013

Special Event | May 30 – June 7, 2013 every day |  Dordogne region of France


Joe Lurie, I-House Executive Director Emeritus (1988 - 2007)

Cal Discoveries Travel


Join Joe Lurie, IH Executive Director Emeritus (1988-2007), for an incredible one-week Cal Discoveries tour in the Dordogne region of France, May 30 - June 7, 2013.

Experience the authentic provincial character of Dordogne: charming villages, medieval castles, prehistoric treasures.
Early Booking Discount of $300 extended to IH Alumni who register by Nov. 16, 2012. Call (510)642-3717 or...   More >



The Sound of Weaving at Ôzu

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 15 – September 10, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor)


Fukuko Katsuura, Independent craftswoman

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)


The ancient arts of weaving and dyeing live on in the handwork of dedicated craftspeople such as Fukuko Katsuura. From a love of Japan’s textile arts came a dedication to mastering traditional weaving. From a life lived on and of the land, came experiments in coaxing color from plants gathered and grown. “The Sound of Weaving at Ôzu” features a selection of her work in silk, paper, and other...   More >



At the Edges: A Wetlands Restoration Site

Exhibit - Photography | January 24 – October 16, 2013 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2600 Tolman Hall


Library


The photos in this exhibit, taken at the Guadalcanal Village wetlands restoration site on Mare Island, CA were taken where land and water intersect.


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff

All Audiences



Palace Square 1968: Photos by David Linger

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 11 – June 24, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Main Office, 220 Stephens Hall


Townsend Center for the Humanities


David Linger's work takes the form of thin, translucent porcelain panels, often in large-scale works composed of multiple elements. The panels contain halftone photographs in black underglaze, overprinted with intaglio embossment of original text.



Titans of the Ice Age 3-D Film

Film - Short | April 9 – July 12, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, 3-D Theater


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Peer through the 3-D canvas to an ancient world of ice, the dawn of our species, and a time when man shared the tundra with majestic beasts—from saber-toothed cats and cave bears to dire wolves and woolly mammoths.


Children, General Public

All Audiences

$4 in addition to the price of admission



Great White Shark 3-D

Film - Documentary | May 25 – September 15, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Safely get up close to one of nature’s biggest predators and mysteries—the great white shark. Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator—the creature we love to fear. In Great White Shark 3-D, explore the Great White’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.


All Audiences

All Audiences

3-D Film tickets are $4. Museum admission required.

$4

Museum admission required.



Design Quest

Exhibit - Multimedia | June 1 – September 2, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


What do robots, stop-motion animation, and wind turbines have in common? They were each invented by someone who was once a kid. Set out on a quest to build the future in the Design Quest exhibit. Come up with ideas, build prototypes and see if your designs rise to the challenge.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Museum admission required.



Colors of California Agriculture

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 26 – July 31, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Gallery


Bancroft Library


This exhibition will highlight photographer Peter Goin's and geographer Paul Starrs's "California Agriculture Archive" in the context of Bancroft historical holdings on agriculture in California. After completing their book "Field Guide to California Agriculture"--the first comprehensive survey on the subject since the 1970s--Goin and Starrs donated files, maps, and other pictorial...   More >



Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker: A Literary Installation by Moira Roth

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 23 – June 28, 2013 every day | 11 a.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Bancroft Library


Moira Roth, a leading international voice in feminism, performance and contemporary art, talks about her installation based on a literary project. For over ten years, Roth has been creating a fragmented narrative about a fictional Czech Jew, Rachel Marker. Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker has been presented in different forms, including published texts, plays, and performances. Now for the first...   More >



Case Study No. 3, Sound Objects

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 28, 2013 every day | 11 a.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Bancroft Library


Sound Objects combines the study of Jewish material culture with the emerging field of sound studies, and investigates the role of objects that emit sound during synagogue rituals. The exhibition includes a selection of over sixty objects, books, manuscripts and photographs from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life documenting ritual in the global Diaspora, and integrates on-site display...   More >



Toastmasters Internationals Meeting: Learn how to improve public speaking!

Meeting | June 12, 2012 – June 9, 2015 every Tuesday | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | 652 Barrows Hall


VSPA


Toast of Berkeley was established in 2009 to foster a helping community of people interested in becoming more confident and effective public speakers. In it's short lifetime it has created loyal following of students, educators, and professionals with diverse backgrounds from all over the world. We welcome people who don't have English as their first language, and we welcome those just starting...   More >

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Assessing Personality Type and Your Career with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator* (BECAR102)

Workshop | June 5 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of 42'


TBA, University Health Services

Tang Center (University Health Services)


The Myers- Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) can help you understand your preferred work style and how it relates to specific careers and work roles.


Faculty, Staff

Faculty, Staff

Search for BECAR102 in the Blu Portal under UCB Learning Center (left column). Enroll online.



Sustaining and Developing Informal Learning Communities: Lessons from Crafters and Gamers

Lecture | June 5 | 1-2 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, Auditorium


Dr. Linda Polin, Pepperdine University

Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Informal learning groups are finding their way to the web where they can establish an enduring presence to attract new members and sustain the interests and meet the learning needs of existing members. Not all such communities are successful, some withering away over time and from attrition. Yet others thrive and grow. This presentation will use findings from research on two seemingly different...   More >


Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate

Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate



Member's Walk: The Mediterranean Collection

Tour/Open House | June 5 | 1-2:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


Join Horticulturist Colin Baxter for a tour of the Garden's Mediterranean Collection.


Members Only;Free

Register online, or by calling 510-642-7082, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu.



Bicycle Transportation: Bicycle Path Planning and Design TE-35

Course | June 4 – 6, 2013 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online workshop only


Michele DeRobertis, PE, Senior Transportation Planner & Bicycle Program Manager, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority; Patrick T. Miller. FASLA, Partner, 2M Associates

Institute of Transportation Studies


The third in a series on the planning and design of both on-road and off-road bicycle facilities, this course will focus on the fundamental background knowledge necessary to design and implement off-street shared-use bicycle paths. Case studies will be presented. Sample spatial design problems, use conflicts, and alternative solutions will be illustrated. Federal and State laws and policies...   More >


$295.00

Registration opens January 1. Register by June 3 online, or by calling Dana Oldknow at 510-643-4393, or by emailing Dana Oldknow at registrar@techtransfer.berkeley.edu.



Toastmasters On Campus: Learn to improve your public speaking skills

Meeting | March 6, 2013 – March 2, 2016 the first Wednesday of the month every month | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall


Toastmasters on Campus


Founded in 1987, Toastmasters on Campus club has been serving UC Berkeley for over 25 years. The club has earned Toastmasters' highest honor, the President's Distinguished Club award, 3 years running. TOC meets on the 1st, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of every month; guests are warmly welcomed.

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development with over 280,000...   More >



Toastmasters on Campus: Learn to improve your public speaking skills

Meeting | May 29 – December 25, 2013 every Wednesday with exceptions | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall


TM International


Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development with over 280,000 members in 116 countries. Each Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop where members work through a manual of 10 self-paced speaking assignments designed to instill a basic foundation in public speaking.


All Audiences

All Audiences



LASER: Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous

Lecture | June 5 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


Piero Scaruffi

UC Berkeley Extension


The LASER series, chaired by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi and in collaboration with the Minerva Foundation, is a local forum for art and science projects that are creative, original and interdisciplinary in nature. Each evening program features a medley of four artists, scientists, philosophers, historians, inventors and scholars who are working on projects that expand existing paradigms.


Free. Please refer to EDP 055392 for June 5. Make reservations online, or by calling 510-642-4111.



Exhibits and ongoing events


Hidden Treasures of UC Berkeley’s South Asian and Southeast Asian Special Collections

Exhibit - Multimedia | April 9 – August 30, 2013 every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library, Center for South Asia Studies


The South Asian and Southeast Asian special collections housed in UC’s libraries are considered to be the finest and most comprehensive west of the Mississippi. This exhibit highlights some of the treasures found in Berkeley’s collections. Treasures on display will include the court fee and revenue stamps of the Princely States of India; a 10th century Vietnamese imperial proclamation; palm leaf...   More >



Joe Lurie, guest lecturer on Village Life in Dordogne France: Cal Discoveries Tour May 30 - June 7, 2013

Special Event | May 30 – June 7, 2013 every day |  Dordogne region of France


Joe Lurie, I-House Executive Director Emeritus (1988 - 2007)

Cal Discoveries Travel


Join Joe Lurie, IH Executive Director Emeritus (1988-2007), for an incredible one-week Cal Discoveries tour in the Dordogne region of France, May 30 - June 7, 2013.

Experience the authentic provincial character of Dordogne: charming villages, medieval castles, prehistoric treasures.
Early Booking Discount of $300 extended to IH Alumni who register by Nov. 16, 2012. Call (510)642-3717 or...   More >



Glorious Past, Glorious Future:: Celebrating California Memorial Stadium

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 31 – July 31, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Bancroft Library, 2nd floor corridor between Doe and Bancroft


Bancroft Library


This exhibition explores the colorful history of California
Memorial Stadium, from its predecessor athletic fields and
original dedication in 1923 to its 2012 reopening, following
renovation and seismic retrofitting. An array of material,
drawn largely from University Archives’ collections, traces
the rise of this campus icon.



Science On a Sphere®

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 4, 2012 – December 31, 2013 every day with exceptions |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Explore extreme phenomena best seen on a globe, including a climate change model for the next 100 years, glacial ice formation, the spreading of the supercontinent Pangea into today's continents, and realtime earthquake locations.


All Audiences, Children, General Public

All Audiences



At the Edges: A Wetlands Restoration Site

Exhibit - Photography | January 24 – October 16, 2013 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2600 Tolman Hall


Library


The photos in this exhibit, taken at the Guadalcanal Village wetlands restoration site on Mare Island, CA were taken where land and water intersect.


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff

All Audiences



Palace Square 1968: Photos by David Linger

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 11 – June 24, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Main Office, 220 Stephens Hall


Townsend Center for the Humanities


David Linger's work takes the form of thin, translucent porcelain panels, often in large-scale works composed of multiple elements. The panels contain halftone photographs in black underglaze, overprinted with intaglio embossment of original text.



The Sound of Weaving at Ôzu

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 15 – September 10, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor)


Fukuko Katsuura, Independent craftswoman

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)


The ancient arts of weaving and dyeing live on in the handwork of dedicated craftspeople such as Fukuko Katsuura. From a love of Japan’s textile arts came a dedication to mastering traditional weaving. From a life lived on and of the land, came experiments in coaxing color from plants gathered and grown. “The Sound of Weaving at Ôzu” features a selection of her work in silk, paper, and other...   More >



Colors of California Agriculture

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 26 – July 31, 2013 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Gallery


Bancroft Library


This exhibition will highlight photographer Peter Goin's and geographer Paul Starrs's "California Agriculture Archive" in the context of Bancroft historical holdings on agriculture in California. After completing their book "Field Guide to California Agriculture"--the first comprehensive survey on the subject since the 1970s--Goin and Starrs donated files, maps, and other pictorial...   More >



Design Quest

Exhibit - Multimedia | June 1 – September 2, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


What do robots, stop-motion animation, and wind turbines have in common? They were each invented by someone who was once a kid. Set out on a quest to build the future in the Design Quest exhibit. Come up with ideas, build prototypes and see if your designs rise to the challenge.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Museum admission required.



Great White Shark 3-D

Film - Documentary | May 25 – September 15, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Safely get up close to one of nature’s biggest predators and mysteries—the great white shark. Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator—the creature we love to fear. In Great White Shark 3-D, explore the Great White’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.


All Audiences

All Audiences

3-D Film tickets are $4. Museum admission required.

$4

Museum admission required.



Titans of the Ice Age 3-D Film

Film - Short | April 9 – July 12, 2013 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, 3-D Theater


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Peer through the 3-D canvas to an ancient world of ice, the dawn of our species, and a time when man shared the tundra with majestic beasts—from saber-toothed cats and cave bears to dire wolves and woolly mammoths.


Children, General Public

All Audiences

$4 in addition to the price of admission



Hans Hofmann: Rectangles

Exhibit - Painting | May 17 – September 1, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Hans Hofmann: Rectangles is drawn exclusively from BAM/PFA’s unsurpassed collection of paintings by this tremendously influential Abstract Expressionist artist.

Known for his bold use of color, innovative approach to materials, and dynamic compositions, Hofmann (1880–1966) is perhaps most celebrated for paintings that use the rectangle as a primary motif. Loosely derived from Cubist approaches...   More >


Free Cal students, faculty, and staff and BAM/PFA members, $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, seniors (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17), $10 General admission



Rebar: Kaleidoscape

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 12, 2013 – December 20, 2015 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


We invite you to experience Kaleidoscape, an interactive seating sculpture custom-designed for BAM/PFA by the San Francisco–based firm Rebar. Kaleidoscape is both a work of art and a piece of furniture. Come rearrange the modular pieces to create a personalized environment for study, relaxation, or socializing.


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)



Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker: A Literary Installation by Moira Roth

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 23 – June 28, 2013 every day | 11 a.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Bancroft Library


Moira Roth, a leading international voice in feminism, performance and contemporary art, talks about her installation based on a literary project. For over ten years, Roth has been creating a fragmented narrative about a fictional Czech Jew, Rachel Marker. Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker has been presented in different forms, including published texts, plays, and performances. Now for the first...   More >



Gazing into Nature: Early Chinese Painting

Exhibit - Painting | June 5 – October 20, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


We are delighted to present, for the first time in ten years, a selection of BAM/PFA’s earliest Chinese paintings. These rare and amazingly well-preserved works by early landscape and bird-and-flower painters of the late Song and early Yuan periods (thirteenth and fourteenth centuries), rendered on silk or paper with ink and light color, demonstrate the sophistication and accomplishment of the...   More >


Free Cal students, faculty, and staff and BAM/PFA members, $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, seniors (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17), $10 General admission



Case Study No. 3, Sound Objects

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 28, 2013 every day | 11 a.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Bancroft Library


Sound Objects combines the study of Jewish material culture with the emerging field of sound studies, and investigates the role of objects that emit sound during synagogue rituals. The exhibition includes a selection of over sixty objects, books, manuscripts and photographs from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life documenting ritual in the global Diaspora, and integrates on-site display...   More >



Ballet of Heads: The Figure in the Collection

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 17 – August 25, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The human figure has been a locus of artistic innovation and expression since the very first artworks were made. This focused presentation mines the permanent collection, bringing together paintings, sculptures, and works on paper that demonstrate the inexhaustible variety and texture of the human form in art. Seeking to explore the polymorphous nature of the figure, Ballet of Heads puts into...   More >


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)



Nicole Eisenman / MATRIX 248

Exhibit - Painting | May 3 – July 14, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


MATRIX 248 showcases the work of New York–based artist Nicole Eisenman (b. 1965), who became prominent in the 1990s and has been steadfastly expanding dialogues surrounding painting and drawing ever since. Having come of age in the East Village in the 1980s, Eisenman’s work reflects myriad sources both art historical and popular, culling from what writer and critic Lynne Tillman has referred to...   More >


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)



The Reading Room

Reading - Literary | January 15, 2012 – December 31, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The Reading Room celebrates the written word and the central part it plays in our lives. Books from several noted East Bay small presses are shelved side by side with cherished books left by visitors. Drop by to browse and view related artworks. Bring a favorite book to leave in exchange for one from the ever-changing collection.


Free BAM/PFA Members UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and retirees Children (12 & under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students Senior citizens (65 & over) Disabled persons Young adults (13-17)

Buy tickets by calling 510-642-0808.



The 43rd Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 17 – June 16, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Department of Art Practice


Be among the first to encounter the work of seven promising artists as they embark on their careers. Each year, BAM/PFA teams with the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice to present the works of graduating M.F.A. students. This year's graduates are: Dru Anderson, Dusadee Pang Huntrakul, Erin Colleen Johnson, Sahar Khoury, Jess Rowland, and Sean Talley.

The annual M.F.A. exhibition at...   More >


free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)