Sunday, February 18, 2018
Conference/Symposium | February 17 – 18, 2018 every day | 112 Wurster Hall
FEB 17 - 18, 2018: The two-day symposium “The Aesthetics of Planting Design” will host twelve accomplished landscape architects and historians who will discuss planting design as an environmental art, using examples drawn from their own design work.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Basketball | February 18 | Haas Pavilion
Cal Women's Basketball hosts Stanford in conference action at Haas Pavilion.
Workshop | February 18 | 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
While there are many lessons in Asian Brush Painting, there are four classics of flower painting in the tradition of Chinese Brush traditionally known as the 'Four Gentleman,' this series will introduce these plants, including bamboo, plum blossoms, orchid, and chrysanthemum.
$75, $65 members
Tour/Open House | January 28 – May 13, 2018 every Sunday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Garden Location: on the corner of Walnut St. and Virginia St. in north Berkeley, CA
SOGA is an educational space designed for the community to share knowledge about organic urban agriculture and self-sufficiency in the food system. This type of experiential learning takes place during open volunteer hours, workshops, and DeCals (student-led courses at UCB). The garden, located on UC Berkeley property, is managed by undergraduate students and funded primarily through grants from... More >
Workshop | February 18 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)
TDPS presents a series of three spring workshops with Cuban dancer and choreographer José Francisco Barroso on January 28, February 18, and March 18, 2018. 10:30am-12pm. Free and open to the public. Live drumming.
Workshop | February 18 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
As part of the exhibition Way Bays exploration of distinctly Bay Area creative centers, this workshop celebrates the San Quentin Prison Arts Program. Artists from the San Quentin studio will mail a package of art to BAMPFA. Join us in the Art Lab to see their artwork, learn about the program, and use our art making materials to create mail art to send back.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Lacrosse | February 18 | 12 p.m. | Memorial Stadium
Cal Lacrosse hosts Mercer at Memorial Stadium.
Film - Feature | February 18 | 1 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Béla Tarrs seven-and-a-half-hour opus of melancholia was hailed as one of the most important films of the 1990sand as a definitive statement on the end of communism, an interim report on the state of humanity, and a prayer call for a society on the edge of collapse. The members of a rural farm collective eke out their days through a series of failed hopes, unsuccessful relationships, and... 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
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Performing Arts - Music | February 18 | 3-5 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
John Adams/First Quartet
John Adams/Second Quartet
Samuel Adams/String Quartet in Five Movements
$48 (prices subject to change)
Performing Arts - Theater | February 18 | 3-5 p.m. | Oakland Metro Operahouse
522 2nd Street, Oakland, CA 94607
The eclectic Toronto-based guerilla-folk party-punk band, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, leads a call to arms in the immersive and interactive Ukrainian folk-opera, Counting Sheep. Sung in traditional Ukrainian polyphony and bolstered by first-hand video footage from the streets of Kiev, the production invites audience members to dance, sing, and eatand hurl foam bricks, dodge men with guns, witness... More >
$58 general admission (prices subject to change)
Career Fair | February 18 | 6-7 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms
International students with majors in humanity and social science areas may face more challenging job market and hurdles with work authorization and visa requirements. Come and talk to the international alumni who graduated with the same majors as you and are working in the Bay Area.
Performing Arts - Theater | February 16 – 18, 2018 every day | 7 p.m. | Wheeler Auditorium
Gender Equity Resource Center, VDay at Berkeley
Benefit double feature: first show is The Vagina Monologues, and the second show is Our Monologues! Proceeds go to help support local organization that work to end gendered violence.
$12 General, $20 VIP
Tickets go on sale January 22. Buy tickets online
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 25, 2017 – February 25, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
De Jesus's memorial portraits honor artists, writers, and diverse cultural figures, testifying to the fact that each life is valuable and worthy of recognition.
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.
Exhibit - Painting | November 22, 2017 – July 15, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Moletsanes vibrant, large-scale portraits for the Art Wall draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 16, 2017 – June 3, 2018 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students
cartoons, jokes, and satire throughout the years selected
from their humor magazines and other publications.
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 22 – May 15, 2018 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
See the homes of the STARS!! Or more precisely, designs for the homes and gardens of film stars, directors, screen writers, and designers curated by head archivist at the Environmental Design Archives, Waverly Lowell.
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 17 – May 6, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Way Bay is a sweeping exploration of the creative energies that have emerged from the San Francisco Bay Area over the past two hundred years. The exhibition features nearly two hundred works of art, film, performance, poetry, and archival materials by Bay Area artists and others whose work engages with the regions geographic, social, and cultural landscape.
The exhibition takes a nonlinear... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 31 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant Dictee offers viewers an opportunity to experience the work of this prolific artist in a new way, through her best-known work, the artists book Dictee. Placing the book as a point of entry into her wider creative production, the exhibition explores resonances between Dictees ten thematic sections (nine of them named for the Greek muses) and artworks drawn from the... More >