<< Week of March 30 >>

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

PopUp Exhibition: Eric Drooker on the Art of Political Activism

Lecture | March 29 | 12-1 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Eric Drooker's drawings and posters are a familiar site in the global street art movement, while his paintings appear frequently on covers of The New Yorker. A Berkeley resident for many years, Drooker was born and raised in New York City, where he began to slap his images on the streets as a teenager. Over time, his reputation as a social critic led to countless editorial illustrations for The...   More >

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Design Talk: Gardens for the Senses with Javier Mariategui

Lecture | March 30 | 4-6 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The UC Botanical Garden is delighted to host Spanish landscape designer Javier Mariátegui for an illustrated talk about his approach to garden design and some of the gardens featured in his book, "The Spanish Gardens of Javier Mariátegui: Gardens for the Senses." He considers each garden to be a work of art, and as in any work of art, its language is led by intuition and sensations. He loves...   More >

$20, $15 Garden members

  Register online or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Michael Pollan and Simon Sadler in Conversation

Lecture | April 1 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Journalist and best-selling author Michael Pollan is joined by noted architectural and urban historian Simon Sadler to discuss the history and new use of psychedelics for therapeutic purposes, the subject of Pollan’s new book and an area illuminated by Sadler’s investigation of the philosophy he calls “hippie holism.” The conversation also touches on the counterculture pursuit of “evolved...   More >

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission