Sunday, September 24, 2017
Social Event | September 24 – 27, 2017 every day | UC Berkeley Campus
We bring to you a three-day event, a peaceful moment of reflection and show of solidarity for those vulnerable groups on campus. From faculty and departments to RSOs and graduates, we stand firmly behind the values of our community, and in defense of our loved ones. Join us for any of our events - listen to a speaker, participate in an open mic, or stop by to write a letter to your... More >
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.
Sale | September 24 | 9-10:30 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden
UC Botanical Garden
Our Members-Only Preview Sale, 9 - 10:30 am, features coffee, snacks, and first pick of the rare, unusual, and stunning plants featured in The Room of Rares from. It is one of the most anticipated events of the sale. If youre a non-member and want to enjoy the benefits of this preview sale, join or renew in advance.
Sale | September 24 | 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
UC Botanical Garden
The Garden is committed to providing customers a wonderful selection of plants from around the world from the drought-resistant to the exotic and unusual. The Gardens expert staff and volunteers take pride in the plants we grow and propagate.
Film - Feature | September 24 | 3 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Music is our refuge, says a student at the Sainte Trinité Music School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. With music . . . we feel we are in another world, far from troubles. Owsley Browns vibrant documentary recognizes the troubles but celebrates the refuge, testifying to the role that music can play in creating community and sustaining hope under the most difficult of circumstances. Shot in... More >
Performing Arts - Dance | September 24 | 3 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group, Cal Performances
"Award-winning choreographer Reggie Wilsons evening-length Moses(es) is inspired by Zora Neale Hurstons vernacular retelling of the biblical Moses story. Wilson draws on his own experiences
traveling to North Africa to understand the migration of Africans with extensive research into black culture, movement, and spiritual traditions."
$30 - 68
Film - Feature | September 24 | 5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Observing her mother and her aunts while growing up, Chantal Akerman became aware of the way in which the unending repetition of domestic duties became a proxy for emotion and self-expression. In Jeanne Dielman Akerman, cinematographer Babette Mangolte, and a predominantly female crew depict three days in the life of a middle-aged widow, Jeanne (Delphine Seyrig), living alone with her teenage... 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.