Sunday, September 17, 2017
Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall
FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.
Film - Series | August 29 – September 26, 2017 every day | 370 Wurster Hall
The Israeli film director Amos Gitai (Ph.D Architecture 79) will teach a five week course on film that explores the concepts of narrative and space. CLASS SIZE IS VERY LIMITED SO YOU MUST SIGN UP SOON. OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS ACROSS CAMPUS.
Workshop | September 17 | 10-11:30 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Leave with the ability to arrange simple flowers and enhance your environment without the years of training usually required by these intricate Japanese art forms. Bring your own small vase as well- and carry exquisite beauty home!
$25; no member discounts apply
Seminar | September 17 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall
Nir Krakauer, CCNY-Hydrogeology; Inez Fung, UCB Earth and Planetary Sciences; Rash B. Ghosh, IIBHB
Saykally Group, UCB Chemistry
Professor Richard Saykally and his research group are world leaders in water chemistry; he serves as an advisor to the International Institute of Bengal and Himalayan Basins (IIBHB), and is the convener of the Seventh Annual Townes (father of laser) and Tagore (Indian poet) Seminar, to be held in 775 Tan Hall onSeptember 17th (10am-3pm). Dr. Saykally's group will be addressing the novel research... More >
Sport - Intercollegiate - Soccer | September 17 | 11 a.m. | Edwards Track Stadium
Cal Women's Soccer hosts Oklahoma State at Edwards Stadium.
Social Event | September 17 | 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | Memorial Glade
The 2017 Palantir Puzzlehunt, Puzzle, She Wrote, will be held at UC Berkeley. Sign-up below as space is limited. Recommended team size is 4-6 people, lunch and dinner will be provided.
If you've never participated in a puzzlehunt before, no worries as this hunt is geared towards people of all levels. Email us at email@example.com if you have any questions. Hope to see you... More >
Social Event | September 17 | 11:45 a.m.-3 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, outside Cal Student Store
Are you a veteran salsa dancer? Have you never danced before in your life? No worries--all are welcome at the monthly salsa dance block party! Come dance like no one's watching in the streets of Berkeley.
We will meet at the MLK Student Union just outside the Cal Student Store at 11:45 AM to head down together. Look for the person with the BIO sign! Please RSVP to the link below if you plan to... More >
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.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org... More >
Film - Documentary | September 17 | 1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Race, power, and film collide in Raoul Pecks invigorating look at the great writer James Baldwin, whose powerful investigations on American culture and racism were written decades ago, but whose words matter now more than ever (Manuel Betancourt, Esquire). Based on Baldwins unfinished manuscript Remember This House, which eulogized Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Medgar Evers, and his... More >
Film - Feature | September 17 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
From its compelling opening soliloquyMarlon Brando pleading before an unseen judge (the camera eye)The Fugitive Kind announces itself as a film that, like its protagonist, takes crazy, brilliant risks. A wayfaring stranger, Brandos Val Snakeskin Xavier has wandered into one of Tennessee Williamss waking nightmares, where the men are sadists and the women, caged birds. Anna Magnani plays the... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Why do we sometimes know a lot about who made things, and why do we sometimes not? Why does it sometimes matter to us, and why might it sometimes not? These are the questions that will be raised in the exhibit that will inaugurate the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropologys renovated Kroeber Hall Gallery. The Museum will display objects from the collection that urge visitors to think... More >
Free UC Berkeley Students, Faculty, Staff, Hearst Museum Members, and Youth under 18, $6 General Admisison, $3 Non-UC Berkeley Students and seniors over 65
Exhibit - Multimedia | March 1 – October 1, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
BAMPFAs current commission for the Art Wall showcases the work of Lawrence Weiner, a central figure of Conceptual art. Like many other artists working in the late 1960s and 70s, Weiner is deeply interested in methods of display that challenge the assumption that the work of art exists as a discrete object in the physical world.
Weiner decisively turned to language as the material object for... More >
Exhibit - Painting | June 21 – October 1, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The work of Bay Area artist Charles Houghton Howard (18991978) spans five decades, beginning in the mid-1920s and continuing into the 1960s. During his active and distinguished career, Howard became known for enigmatic, meticulous paintings, often intimate in scale, that bridged figurative, Surrealist, and abstract currents in modern art across the United States and Europe. Fluid lines,... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | May 24 – October 8, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This exhibition explores the many celestial realms represented in Tibetan Buddhist painting and sculpture through exquisite examples from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The exhibition will be presided over by a monumental gilt bronze sculpture of the historical Buddha, a fully realized and enlightened being who occupies the highest level of existence. The Buddhas life story will be... More >
Exhibit - Painting | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
In-Between Places (사이에 머물다) is the story of Korean American artists and their dreams, featuring new work by: Jung Ran Bae; Sohyung Choi; Kay Kang; Miran Lee; Young June Lew; Nicholas Oh; Younhee Paik; and Minji Sohn.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library
This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.
Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 13 – 21, 2017 every day | 4-7 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, Worth Ryder Art Gallery
All current UC Berkeley Students (Fall 2017 semester) are invited to propose an artwork, a small series, or any other creative project!
The annual open call exhibition is the premiere showcase for student art on campus, and the only open-call exhibition of the year at the gallery.
Taking cues from the successful exhibitions of years past including 2015s I Know What You Did Last Summer and... More >