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Special Event: Project Management Career Night Online

Monday, May 20 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Online
An evening devoted to career planning and networking specifically for project managers.MORE about Project Management Career Night Online

Conference: In Global Transit Forced Migration of Jews and Other Refugees (1940s – 1960s)

The German Historical Institute Washington and its Pacific regional office have organized a series of conferences on the history of forced migration and the experiences of refugees in collaboration with the German Historical Institute London and the Beijing and Delhi offices of the Max Weber Foundation.MORE about In Global Transit Forced Migration of Jews and Other Refugees (1940s – 1960s)

Exhibit: Whose University? — The 50th Anniversary of the UC Berkeley Third World Liberation Front Strike

May 1 – August 31, 2019 every day | Bernice Layne Brown Gallery Doe Library
In 1969, one of the longest student-led strikes in UC Berkeley history gave birth to a movement that has lasted for five decades.MORE about Whose University? — The 50th Anniversary of the UC Berkeley Third World Liberation Front Strike

Exhibit: Project “Holy Land” — Yaakov Benor-Kalter’s Photographs of British Mandate Palestine, 1923-1940

January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4:05 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
For nearly two decades, Yaakov (Jacob) Benor-Kalter (1897-1969) traversed the Old City of Jerusalem, documenting renowned historical monuments, ambiguous subjects in familiar alleyways, and scores of “new Jews” building a new homeland. Benor-Kalter’s photographs oscillate between two worlds, and two Holy Lands, with one lens.MORE about Project “Holy Land” — Yaakov Benor-Kalter’s Photographs of British Mandate Palestine, 1923-1940

Exhibit: The 49th Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition

May 17 – June 16, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
For the forty-ninth year, BAMPFA and the University of California, Berkeley Department of Art Practice have collaborated to present an exhibition of works by Berkeley Master of Fine Arts graduates. MORE about The 49th Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition

Exhibit: About Things Loved — Blackness and Belonging

May 17 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Recognizing that museums have not been exempt from anti-black practices that exclude, marginalize, and devalue black art, black artists, and black life, About Things Loved imagines the liberatory possibilities of celebrating blackness and belonging.
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Exhibit: Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer | The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
The Hearst Museum considers the complex social and economic dynamics behind ten mind-altering drugs. MORE about Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer | The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Lecture: Gallery Talk | Delphine Sims on Unlimited

Thursday, May 23 | 5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Delphine Sims, Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Intern at BAMPFA and a PhD student in the Department of History of Art at UC Berkeley, offers an exhibition walk-through focusing on emerging artists of the American West.MORE about Gallery Talk | Delphine Sims on Unlimited

Workshop: Integral Taiji and Qigong

Friday, May 24 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong. MORE about Integral Taiji and Qigong

Workshop: Holding Space

Saturday, May 25 | 1 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Alongside artists Angie Wilson and Rashidi Omari, create woven work while reflecting on universality, race, gender, and interconnectedness.MORE about Holding Space

Workshop: Botanical Perfume Workshop with Jessica Hannah

Saturday, May 25 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Create a formula with oils from around the world, including Italian bergamot, Haitian vetiver, Bulgarian rose, and more.MORE about Botanical Perfume Workshop with Jessica Hannah

Workshop: Reunifying Tea Ceremony with Fabula Tea

Saturday, May 25 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Tea ceremony as a ritual can provide the bridge between the inner and outer worlds, the sacred and the mundane.MORE about Reunifying Tea Ceremony with Fabula Tea

Workshop: iPhoneography | Using Your Smartphone to Make and Edit Photographs

Wednesday, May 29 | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Award winning photographer and iPhoneograper, Yoni Mayeri, shows how to capture and edit images utilizing your iPhone.MORE about iPhoneography | Using Your Smartphone to Make and Edit Photographs

Lecture: The Psychedelic Huichol Culture and Peyote Inspired Art

Thursday, May 30 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Susana Valadez, founder and director of the Huichol Center for Cultural Survival and Traditional Arts, will present about her life’s work to ensure the survival of the endangered Wixárika (Huichol) people and ancient way of life. MORE about The Psychedelic Huichol Culture and Peyote Inspired Art

Performance: Eifman Ballet The Pygmalion Effect (United States Premiere)

Friday, May 31 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Ballet inspired by George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, set to a score by Johann Strauss Jr.MORE about Eifman Ballet <em>The Pygmalion Effect (United States Premiere)</em>

Workshop: Drawing on the Run with Karen LeGault

Friday, May 31 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Using pen and ink, pencil and colored pencil, go through some exercises to learn a few simple but effective techniques to record your experiences so we can enjoy them, or even work from them, later.MORE about Drawing on the Run with Karen LeGault

Performance: Eifman Ballet The Pygmalion Effect

Saturday, June 1 | 2-4 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
In The Pygmalion Effect, the company dances a ballet inspired by George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, set to a score by Johann Strauss Jr.MORE about Eifman Ballet <em>The Pygmalion Effect</em>

Performance: Father John Misty

Saturday, June 8 | 6 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
Written largely in New York between Summer 2016 and Winter 2017, Josh Tillman’s fourth Father John Misty LP, God’s Favorite Customer, reflects on the experience of being caught between the vertigo of heartbreak and the manic throes of freedom.MORE about Father John Misty

Film: The Eyes of Orson Welles

Filmmaker Mark Cousins adopts the form of a film essay, a letter from himself to Orson Welles.MORE about <em>The Eyes of Orson Welles</em>

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