Thursday, April 18, 2019
[Peterson Speaker Series] Leading the Pack: How Companies are Collaborating to Tackle Plastic Packaging Waste
Panel Discussion | April 18 | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum, Chou Hall
According to the EPA, containers and packaging make up a major portion of municipal solid waste (MSW), amounting to 77.9 million tons of generation in 2015. The issue of plastic packaging waste is a complex, universal issue. Our culture of ... More >
Conference/Symposium | April 17 – 18, 2019 every day | David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA
Before World War II, Robert Musil famously claimed that there was nothing in this world as invisible as a monument. Yet, recent events in Charlottesville, New Orleans, and elsewhere signal Musil might have been mistaken: monuments and memorials can be... More >
Special Event | April 18 | UC Berkeley Campus
TechCrunch Robotics+AI comes to UC Berkeley on April 18 for a day of thought leadership, demos, networking, and workshops. Join 1000+ entrepreneurs and engineers when you book your early bird tickets for just $249 (student tickets are just $45). Book your tickets here and save $50 with code FUNG (not applicable to student tickets).
Film - Series | March 2 – May 10, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
March 2May 10, 2019
This years edition of the African Film Festival highlights the best of both new African cinema and films of the black diaspora. We pay tribute to the great director Bill Gunnalso an actor, playwright, and novelistwith new restorations of two genre-benders, his radical horror film Ganja & Hess and his metasoap opera Personal Problems. The latter was conceived by... More >
Seminar | April 18 | 9:10-10 a.m. | 238 Sutardja Dai Hall
Jérémie Szeftel, Université Pierre et Marie Curie
I will discuss a joint work with Sergiu Klainerman on the stability of Schwarzschild as a solution to the Einstein vacuum equations with initial data subject to a certain symmetry class.
Interested in studying abroad? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will hold office hours at Educational Opportunity Program on Thursdays from 10 am-noon this spring to answer questions about program options, scholarships, how to apply and additional services offered!
Sign-up on http://tinyurl.com/eopstudyabroad.
Course | April 18 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 331 University Hall | Note change in date
Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety
This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work. In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.
Seminar | April 18 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C325 Haas School of Business
Gabriel Ulyssea, Oxford
The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come... More >
Lecture | April 18 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater
Bancroft Library Roundtable: Cherokees and Choctaws Among the Miwok and Yokuts: Legacies of Cultural Blending and Intertribal Relations in Nineteenth Century California
Lecture | April 18 | 12-1 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room
Andrew Shaler, PhD candidate in History, UC Riverside
The California Gold Rush is remembered for the thousands of immigrants who traversed continents and oceans for a chance to gain quick wealth. Lost in these narratives are the rich histories of Native American emigrants who made the same journey to Californias Gold Country beginning in 1849. Andrew Shaler considers the legacies of these Native emigrants.
The Lewis-Latimer Room has a maximum capacity of 28 people. The doors will be shut and no more attendees may enter once the room is at capacity.
Information Session | April 18 | 12-12:30 p.m. | Online
Tom McGuire, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension
Find out how UC Berkeley Extension equips you with a solid understanding of marketings most up-to-date concepts and techniques. For more information, visit the Certificate Program in Marketing.
Miscellaneous | February 21 – May 2, 2019 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West
Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students. You are invited to drop in at noon any Thursday.
Workshop | April 18 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonimics
Improve your posture through awareness and exercise. Learn about common muscular imbalances and postural patterns. Practice strengthening, stretching, and stability exercises to promote healthy postures and better balance. Wear comfortable clothing. Enroll online through the UC Learning Center.
Seminar | April 18 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Paul Turner, Yale University
Panel Discussion | April 18 | 12:45-2 p.m. | 12 Boalt Hall, School of Law
Tara Vassefi, Truepic; Rawan Shaif, Bellingcat; Dearbhla Minogue, Global Legal Action Network; Félim McMahon, Human Rights Center
Join us for a discussion on how innovative, multi-disciplinary investigative and legal approaches are being brought to bear on the situation in Yemenincluding the use of user-generated content and online open-source investigation to measure civilian harm, investigate potential war crimes, and examine the role of the arms trade.
Seminar | April 18 | 1-2 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Seminar | April 18 | 1-5:30 p.m. | Stanford GSB
Joint Seminar with Stanford
Miscellaneous | February 7 – May 2, 2019 every Thursday | 1-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)
Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.
NOTE: On Feb. 14: 2:15-3pm only
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.
Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required
Seminar | April 18 | 2-4 p.m. | 479 Bancroft Library
Katelijn Vandorpe, KU Leuven
Center for the Tebtunis Papyri
The Erbstreit papyri are a bilingual (Demotic-Greek) dossier that was assembled, as their name indicates, as a result of inheritance disputes. They were once part of a family archive kept in the Upper Egyptian town of Pathyris (modern Gebelein). The disputes started after the death of a woman called Tamenos, when her sister and her nieces claimed the large plots of land that she had... More >
Seminar 251, Labor Seminar: "Taxing Billionaires: The Geographical Sensitivity of the Forbes 400 to Estate Taxes"
Seminar | April 18 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
with Dan Wilson
Panel Discussion | April 18 | 2:30-4 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Richard Scheffler, Professor, School of Public Health & Public Policy
Chancellor Carol Christ, UC Berkeley; Guy Nicolette, Assistant Vice Chancellor, University Health Services; Sam Ku, Internal Director, ASUC Mental Health Commission
Join us for a conversation about mental health at UC Berkeley featuring:
- A panel discussion with Chancellor Carol Christ
- Results from a new study documenting the rise of anxiety disorders on college campuses
- A reception with the Berkeley student mental health community, student leaders, mental health professionals, and campus administrators
Lecture | April 18 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | 190 Doe Library
Joshua Bloom, Professor, Department of Astronomy, UC Berkeley
From streaming, repeated, noisy, and distorted images of the sky, time-domain astronomers are tasked with extracting novel science as quickly as possible with limited and imperfect information. Employing algorithms developed in other fields, we have has already reached important milestones demonstrating the speed and efficacy of using ML in data and ... More >
Lecture | April 18 | 3-4 p.m. | 3101 Berkeley Way West
Gul Dolen MD PhD, Johns Hopkins
Seminar | April 18 | 3-4 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
Guido Imbens, Stanford
Seminar | April 18 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Pablo Rodriguez Lozano, Postdoctoral Fellow in ESPM, will present: "Advancing knowledge on non-perennial streams: from fish ecology to environmental perception." Hosted by Stephanie Carlson. Meet the speaker and enjoy refreshments after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall.
Lecture | April 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Candace Lukasik, PhD Candidate in Anthropology
Hannah Waits, PhD Candidate in American History
Colloquium | April 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Center
Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Professor of Education and Sociology, American University
Miller-Idriss explores how extremist ideologies have entered mainstream German culture through commercialized products and clothing laced with extremist, anti-Semitic, racist, and nationalist coded symbols and references. Drawing on a unique digital archive of thousands of historical and contemporary images, as well as scores of interviews with young people and their teachers in two German... More >
AHMA Colloquium - 3D Printed Replicas vs their Originals for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Egyptian Antiquities
Lecture | April 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 308A Doe Library
Rita Lucarelli, UC Berkeley
This paper is part of a larger lecture series entitled "Digital Humanities and the Ancient World." The series is co-sponsored by the Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology (AHMA) Colloquium and the Townsend Center for the Humanities.
Lecture | April 18 | 4-6 p.m. | Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)
David Goldblatt, Sports Writer, Broadcaster, Sociologist, Journalist and Author
Prof. Martha Saavedra, Center for African Studies, UC Berkeley
David Goldblatt is a sports writer, broadcaster, sociologist, journalist and author. Among his books are The Games: A Global History of the Olympics, The Game of Our Lives: The Meaning and Making of English Football, Futebol Nation: A Footballing History of Brazil, and The Ball Is Round: A Global History of Football.
Social Event | April 18 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room) | Note change in date
Ambassador Sanjay Panda, India’s Consul General for the West Coast and Guam
Ambassador Sanjay Kumar Panda, arrived in San Francisco on Nov. 14 to serve as Indias Consul General for the West Coast and Guam. Please join us in welcoming him to UC Berkeley.
Ambassador Sanjay Panda, 56 years, is an Indian diplomat, a member of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS). He was the Indian High Commissioner to Seychelles till November 2016 before returning to India and taking over... More >
Mathematics Department Colloquium/Serge Lang Undergraduate Lecture: Distinguishing shapes via topology
Lecture | April 18 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall
Helene Barcelo, MSRI
Topologists will say that a coffee cup is like a donut. What do they mean? Homotopy and Homology are invariants created to distinguish basic geometric structures. In this talk I will briefly talk about the history of such invariants and describe new ones that are also applicable to discrete structures like graphs.
Panel Discussion | April 18 | 4:30 p.m. | 330 Wheeler Hall
Department of English, Medieval and Early Modern Colloquium.
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Information Session | April 18 | 5-7 p.m. | 375 LeConte Hall
Jordan Sullivan, Quantum Computing at Berkeley (RSO)
Psi Quantum, one of Silicon Valley's most secretive quantum computing startups, is sharing a bit of their time with Quantum Computing at Berkeley. Come learn and network at our 6pm mixer! Resumes welcome.
Food will be provided at 6pm.
Lecture | April 18 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
W. Daniel Wilson was professor of German at Berkeley from 1983 to 2005 and departmental chair for four years; he is now professor of German at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has published widely in eighteenth-century literature, culture, and politics, particularly on political, gender and sexuality in Goethe. His most recent books are Goethe Männer Knaben: Ansichten zur... More >
Lecture | April 18 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Dr. Michael Cook, Princeton University
Michael Cook, Class of 1946 Professor of Near Eastern Studies
You're invited to join the Spring 2019 LEP Global Book Club! This semester, we will be reading The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. Edited by Cal grad and Pulitzer Prize-Winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen, this book features the works of refugee writers from around the world. Engaging with their stories provides intimate insight into the realities faced by millions of people in... More >
What Can I Do With International Relations and Policy?: International Relations and Policy Career Panel
Career Fair | April 18 | 6-8 p.m. | 104 Barrows Hall
Join the International Relations Council of Berkeley for our second career panel and networking night!
We will be featuring speakers and professionals from various IR/policy organizations including: Peace Corps, Refugee Transitions, American Foreign Service Association, Kiva, and the World Trade Center Northern California! Speakers will present themselves and answer questions preceding an... More >
Film - Feature | April 18 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Three Tehran residents, unlucky in love, make attempts to change their solo status in this wistful and poignant film. A bodybuilder, a funeral singer, and a woman who works in a beauty cliniceach character finds that the pursuit of their respective dreams puts them in sight of a real emotional connection, yet something intervenes. By examining the circumstances that derail his protagonists... More >
Lecture | April 18 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Chou Hall N440+N444
Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative, Institute for South Asia Studies
Over the last decade, clean energy innovations have transformed access to electricity and lighting for millions in the global south, but with little economic impact. However, with wide deployment throughout India, solar irrigation pumps have been the exception, improving productivity, product value, reducing inputs costs and improving the economic situation of farmers.
Abhishek Jain from CEEP... More >
Panel Discussion | April 18 | 6-8:05 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
SWE Startup Spring at Berkeley presents the first of a two-part series on Women Entrepreneurs: How To Be an Effective Female Founder on April 18th, 6-8pm at 290 HMMB.
Do you want to know how to become an effective female founder? Come listen to panelists Caroline Winnett, Executive Director at SkyDeck, Maria Artunduaga, CEO of Respira Labs, Paola Santana, Founder of Matternet and now Social... More >
Lecture | April 18 | 6-7:30 p.m. | LeConte Hall, Room 4 | Note change in location
Drawing from his first hand experience at Nihue Rao Centro Espiritual, a traditional healing center near Iquitos, in the Peruvian Amazon; Dr. Tafur will review the role of spiritual and emotional healing in modern healthcare. He will discuss how emotional trauma contributes to medical illness, and how spiritual healing techniques can lead to improvements in the mind-body. Ayahuasca shamanism and... More >
Genetically Modify Food!: The business of fear and a distorted reality from the perspective of Daniel Westcott
Seminar | April 18 | 6:15-7:15 p.m. | The Octopus Literary Salon
Daniel Westcott, PhD Candidate
Vegan, omnivore, keto what we eat is essential to our culture, health, environment and identity. It should be no surprise that we care deeply about our food choices. But in todays grocery, those choices can be overwhelming and we use shorthand to make decisions. Daniel Westcott, a former organic farmer and a current PhD student at UC Berkeley will try to unpack the labels and offer some insight... More >
Lecture | April 18 | 7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall | Note change in time
Sabine Ladstätter, Director of the Ephesus Excavations
Archaeological Institute of America, the San Francisco Society
The geographical location of Ephesos is favorable, but throughout history the continuous shifting of the shoreline from the east to the west created some difficulties and resulted in the movement of the settlements. Since the beginning of research in Ephesos, in the late 19th century, the importance of a connection to the sea and the existence of functioning harbors for the settlement activity in... More >
Film - Feature | April 18 | 8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In 1950 Estonia, the Soviets are working to suppress a fledgling resistance movement that has arisen in the countryside. Six-year-old Leelo cant quite understand exactly why her mom has been arrested or why her father is disappointed to hear her championing the young pioneers she sees marching at school. With a deft balance of humor, tension, and empathy, Siimetss debut shows how the evils of... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 13, 2017 – May 30, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, near Heyns Reading Room, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students cartoons, jokes, and satire from throughout the years, selected from their humor magazines and other publications.
Exhibit - Painting | October 3, 2018 – May 26, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Featuring works by internationally renowned contemporary Tibetan artists alongside rare historical pieces, this exhibition highlights the ways these artists explore the infinite possibilities of visual forms to reflect their transcultural, multilingual, and translocal lives. Though living and working in different geographical areasLhasa, Dharamsala, Kathmandu, New York, and the Bay Areathe... More >
Exhibit - Sculpture | January 9 – April 28, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Masako Miki was born in Japan but has made the Bay Area, and Berkeley in particular, her home for more than twenty years. In her work she remains close to her ancestral traditions, especially those that arise from her association with Buddhist and Shinto beliefs and practices, as well as traditional Japanese folklore. Her current work, she says, is inspired by the idea of animism from the Shinto... More >
Exhibit - Painting | February 27 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Bringing together nearly seventy works spanning the entirety of the artists career, this exhibition presents a fresh and eye-opening examination of Hans Hofmanns prolific and innovative artistic practice. Featuring paintings and works on paper from 1930 through the end of Hofmanns life in 1966, the exhibition includes numerous masterworks from BAMPFAs distinguished collection as well as many... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | November 17, 2018 – May 18, 2019 every day | Lawrence Hall of Science
You don't have to be a pro to know that math and science can help improve your game. In our exhibit, Well Played!, you can experiment with force, angles, and trajectory to get the highest scores you can with classic arcade games such as Skeeball, Pinball, and Basketball.
Want to improve your score? Try our interactive exhibits on the math and science behind force and trajectory, and then head... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | January 28 – May 17, 2019 every day | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall
This exhibition of artists' books centers on ideas about the built environment and has been curated by Berkeley-based book artist Julie Chen for UC Berkeleys Environmental Design Library. Featuring works by 25 artists including Robbin Ami Silverberg, Clifton Meador, Inge Bruggeman, Karen Kunc, Sarah Bryant and Barbara Tetenbaum, the exhibition explores the built environment through text, image,... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | January 15 – May 17, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
This exhibition of artists books centers on ideas about the built environment, curated by Berkeley-based book artist Julie Chen for CEDs Environmental Design Library.
Exhibit - Photography | March 21 – May 19, 2019 every day | Jacobs Hall
Fabien Cappellos SILLAS CALLEJERAS (STREET CHAIRS, 2018) offers lessons in design and ingenuity from Mexico City. The photographic series depicts a collection of chairs assembled from everyday contexts across the sprawling metropolis market stalls, shops, street stands, and elsewhere. Cappello casts an anthropological eye on artifacts that reflect a city where artisanal manufacture... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | February 8 – June 30, 2019 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 2nd floor343386 N/A
In the pantheon of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century artists who represent Mexico and Mexican art, the artwork of José Guadalupe Posada stands out as a bright constellation that continues to shine a light on important stories through woodcuts, imprints, and engravings. This exhibition was created using the books from the collections of the Doe Library. The exhibition is envisioned... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | February 6 – June 30, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Educated in physics, mathematics, and philosophy at Princeton University and trained in graphic design at Yale, Berkeley-based Aaron Marcus explores new possibilities for expression. He created his first computer-assisted poem-drawings in the spring of 1972, when he served as a research associate at Yale Universitys School of Art and Architecture. Using standard typographical symbols, Marcus... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 11 – August 31, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
In 1969, one of the longest student-led strikes in UC Berkeley history gave birth to a movement that has lasted for five decades. The strike was organized by the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), a coalition of African American, Asian American, Chicanx, and Native American student organizations. Inspired by liberation movements at home and abroad and the 1968 San Francisco State College TWLF... More >
This location is wheelchair accessible.
Exhibit - Artifacts | April 13 – 24, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
The art of artist, calligrapher, typographer, printing entrepreneur, and author, David Lance Goines will be on display at the UC Botanical Garden.
Free with Garden Admission
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
This exhibition will be continuing in Spring 2019.
Notions of resistance, alongside fears and realities of oppression, resound throughout Jewish history. As a minority, Jews express their political aspirations, ideals of heroism, and yearnings of retaliation and redemption in their rituals, art, and everyday life.
Centering on coins in The Magnes Collection, this exhibition explores how... More >
Exhibit - Photography | 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-Kalters photographs smoothly oscillate between two worlds, and two Holy Lands, with one lens.
After immigrating from Poland to the British Mandate of... More >
Exhibit - Painting | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Auditorium installation of high-resolution images of select collection items.
Acquired by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life in 2017 thanks to an unprecedented gift from Taube Philanthropies, the most significant collection of works by Arthur Szyk (Łódź, Poland, 1894 New Canaan, Connecticut, 1951) is now available to the world in a public institution for the first time as... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
The First World War (1914-1918) uprooted millions across Europe, and beyond. Many Jews left Eastern and Southern Europe, bringing with them prized personal and communal belongings. In an attempt to rescue precious heritage from imminent destruction, these memory objects often ended up with museums, collectors, and art dealers in the West.
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?
Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,... More >
Exhibit - Painting | April 10 – June 30, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Fifteen years ago this April, photographs taken inside the Iraqi prison at Abu Ghraib became public in what amounted to a shocking disclosure of torture perpetrated by United States military intelligence officers against Iraqi detainees. They pictured prisoners stripped naked, hooded, and threatened by dogs, their dehumanization made more ghastly by American guards appearing casually next to... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | April 10 – June 23, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Born in Salt Lake City in 1919, Frederick Hammersley moved to the Bay Area at a young age and first studied art in San Francisco. Stationed in Paris during World War II, he took the opportunity to meet Pablo Picasso and Constantin Brancusi, as well as study at the École des Beaux Arts. Upon returning to the United States, Hammersley enrolled in the Chouinard Art Institute (which became the... More >
Exhibit - Painting | March 27 – October 13, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In this new commission for the BAMPFA Art Wall, entitled Ghost Demonstration, Amorales draws from the multiple histories of mural art in Mexico, the political demonstrations that occurred in Berkeley in the 1960s (as well as more recent events), and protests in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. In order to make this monumental mural, the artist used stencils of slogans from Berkeley protest... More >
Exhibit - Photography | March 27 – September 1, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This exhibition celebrates a major gift of photography, donated over a period of several years, from Berkeley collectors William Goodman and Victoria Belco in memory of their daughter Teresa Goodman. While the exhibition features some historical photographs, such as pictures by the early twentieth-century French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (most of whose work was made between the ages of... More >