Sunday, August 12, 2018
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.
Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required
Tours may be cancelled without notice.
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Film - Feature | August 12 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Bergmans version of a Cary Grant comedy of remarriage cant approach screwball but is rather oddball, and not just in its elliptical flashback format. The amorous adventures of a gynecologist make a queasy premise for laughs so it is fitting that (as usual) the women carry the day.
Film - Feature | August 12 | 4-5:40 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Outdoor Screen
Praised as one of the most entertaining and heartwarming of recent documentaries, Amanda Lipitzs Step follows the Lethal Ladies step team from the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, an inner city charter school that helps underserved girls prepare for college.
Film - Feature | August 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Intrigued by the possibilities presented by the then-new format of video, Antonioni made this experimental work, based on the Jean Cocteau drama The Two-Headed Eagle and starring a regal Monica Vitti.
Film - Feature | August 12 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Le Trou denounces injustice and celebrates solidarity, leaving you to ponder what happens when those values collide (J. Hoberman, New York Times). Beckers last film, Le trou is one of the great prison escape films, and a profound meditation on freedom and confinement.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Were Here, Were Queer, Were in the Public Record!: The LGBTQ Movement and Life as Seen Through Government Information
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – August 31, 2018 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery
This exhibit showcases selected documents pertaining to LGBTQ history and highlights aspects of LGBTQ life that have been impacted by actions of federal, state, and local governments.
Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – December 9, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date
For this Spring 2018 exhibit, entitled Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, the Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley freshmen have co-curated a global selection of objects that depict human faces in different ways. The exhibit asks: Why and how do crafting traditions of the world so often incorporate human faces, and how do people respond to those faces? Objects such as West African... More >