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Exhibit: The Papyrus in the Crocodile
May 6 – July 29, 2016 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Bancroft Library

Students in the exhibit hallThe collections assembled by Berkeley’s many patrons and collectors over the last 150 years have formed the foundation of a wide variety of the university’s academic disciplines and institutions. Curated entirely by graduate students, The Papyrus in the Crocodile illuminates a key selection of these invaluable objects as testaments to the cosmopolitan ideologies of Berkeley’s visionary patrons, donors, and scholars.



Exhibit: The 46th Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition
June 29 – August 7, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Installation piece from the Berkeley MFA exhibitionEach year, BAMPFA teams up with the University of California, Berkeley Department of Art Practice to exhibit the work of their graduates. This year’s MFA graduates are Isaac Vazquez Avila, Michael Berens, Lark Buckingham, José Joaquin Figueroa, Clement Hil Goldberg, and Jin Zhu. Be among the first to encounter the work of these six exceptional artists as they embark on their careers.

 $12 General Admission,  $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons,  Free BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian
Reception and Talk are included with BAMPFA gallery admission. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-0808.


Special event: Summer fun weeks
June 25 – August 12, 2016 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science

Kids enjoying summer fun weeksJoin us every day during summer and explore a different aspect of STEM through hands-on activities and interactive exhibits that change every week. The Hall’s Planetarium, our Animal Discovery Room, and the Ingenuity Lab will be open every day.

 $12 Adults,  $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+,  Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff

Exhibit: Form Follows
June 1 – September 15, 2016 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

Form Follows showcases furniture designs from collections in the Environmental Design Archives as well as designs from students who participated in the form follows chair design competition in Spring 2016.



Exhibit: Cecilia Edefalk
June 29 – October 16, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Sculpture by Cecilia EdefalkEnjoy an exhibition of the work of Stockholm-based artist Cecilia Edefalk (b. 1954), whose work probes the uncertain nature of historical memory, time, and the visionary role of light. While Edefalk’s practice is intuitive and deeply personal, she variously explores notions of originality and multiplicity through a consistent use of repetition and seriality. Her attentive and reflective approach is evident in her paintings, photographs, watercolors, and sculptures.

 $12 General Admission,  $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons,  Free BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian
Buy tickets by calling 510-642-0808.

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Music: Your Song My Song + Rambling Minors
Thursday, June 30 | 5:15-6:45 p.m. | Redwood Grove UC Botanical Garden

Your Song My Song and the Rambling MinorsEnjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the UC Botanical Garden. In their wildly interactive shows for children and families, silly six-piece band Your Song My Song sings you through watery adventures, recycling kid revolutionaries, classic children’s books, jungle expeditions, and deep sea dives. Rambling Minors is a bluegrass band from Northern California. In 2014, Andrew Osborn, Daisy Kerr, Miles and Teo Quale (and former band member, D’Jango Ruckrich) met each other through the Kids on Bluegrass program at California Bluegrass Association’s Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival. Snacks and drinks available; picnics welcome. Warm clothes recommended.

 $12 Adult,  $10 UCBG Member Adult,  $7 Youth 5-17yrs old,  $5 Preschool 2-5 yrs old,  Free under 5
BUY TICKETS HERE, CLICK "ONLINE"... Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-643-2755.


Botanical garden: California native plant sale
Thursday, June 30 | 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden

CA Native Plant Sale: Our entire California Natives propagation area will be open for the public to come shop, browse, get advice and chat with the volunteer propagators that specialize in California native plants.

 Free Event
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Special event: Meet extreme animals
July 2 – 8, 2016 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science

Kids holding a snakeDiscover the otherworldy qualities of Earth's creatures during a week of extreme animal explorations. Meet creatures with extreme qualities in the Animal Discovery Room and enjoy a free, giant bug show.

 $12 Adults,  $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+,  Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff
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Special event: Big bug bonanza
Wednesday, July 6 | 12-2 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science

Child enjoying Big Bug BonanzaBring out your inner entomologist and discover a world right under your feet. Meet and touch small bugs, spiky ones, and even giant ones as you learn about their environments and lifestyles with the help of SaveNature.org.

 $12 Adults,  $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+,  Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff
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Workshop: Botanical illustration with Catherine Watters
Thursday, July 7 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden

Illustration of pink anemonesStudents will be instructed to observe, compose, draw and paint great detail beautiful flowers in the UC Botanical Garden. All levels are welcome and students may use watercolor, colored pencils or graphite. A supply list will be given to you once you register for the class or you can sign up to borrow materials provided by the instructor. Advanced notice and a fee is required to borrow materials on the day of the workshop.

 $90/$85 Garden Members
Register online, or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu.


Music: Charlie Parr
Thursday, July 7 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Redwood Grove UC Botanical Garden

Charlie ParrEnjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the UC Botanical Garden. Charlie Parr has been traveling around singing his songs ever since leaving Austin, Minnesota in the 1980’s. His blistering picking — he switches between acoustic guitar, dobro and banjo — and keening, cut-through-the crowd vocals resonate with a conviction that runs deep and true. It’s the music of a self-taught guitarist and banjo player who grew up listening to his dad’s recordings of America’s musical founding fathers. Snacks and drinks available; picnics welcome. Warm clothes recommended.

 $20 Adult,  $18 UCBG Member Adult,  $15 Youth 5-17yrs old,  Free under 5
BUY TICKETS HERE, CLICK "ONLINE"... Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-643-2755.

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Special event: Chill out, summer fun weeks
July 9 – 15, 2016 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science

Liquid nitrogen experimentsExperiment with chemistry and temperature to discover how the cold affects various states of matter. Enjoy interactive, and safe, liquid nitrogen explorations—plus a free ice cream day.

 $12 Adults,  $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+,  Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff
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Workshop: Australian plants for your home garden
Sunday, July 10 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden

California has a Mediterranean climate, with cool wet winters and warm dry summers. The Australian flora makes for exceptionally beautiful and well-suited plants for our Bay Area Gardens. The UC Botanical Garden is honored to host Nurserywoman Jo O'Connell of Australian Native Plants in Ventura for a morning workshop on particularly hardy plants for your home gardens. You'll learn about plants that are hardy, drought tolerant, cut flower producing and bird attracting. There will be an exclusive sale of hand selected Australian plants for purchase following the program with expert guidance on selection for your home.

 $20, $15 members
Register online, or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu.


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