Thursday, April 25, 2019
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 >
Conference/Symposium | April 25 – 27, 2019 every day | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)
The Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies is pleased to present the Inaugural Conference on Right-Wing Studies. This interdisciplinary conference will feature dozens of new and established scholars from around the world whose work deals with the Right as a social, political, and/or intellectual phenomenon from the 19th century to the present day.
Special Event | April 25 | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Stop by BAMPFAs colossal outdoor screen on Addison Street between Shattuck and Oxford in downtown Berkeley on Thursday, April 25 to check out the livestream and meet our falcon experts! Berkeleys most famous falconsAnnie and Grinnellare nesting in the Campanile for the third consecutive year. If the experts' predictions are correct, we'll be able to watch their three eggs hatch live on the... More >
Conference/Symposium | April 25 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | International House
The UC Berkeley Center for Cities and Schools is pleased to invite you to the 2019 Y-PLAN Policy Summit: Planning a More Inclusive and Resilient Region on Thursday April 25th, 2019 at the UC Berkeley International House, as we bring young people and civic leaders together to plan for a more inclusive and resilient region.
From designing affordable housing in East Oakland to the future of... More >
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.
Seminar | April 25 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall
Wei Cai, Southern Methodist University
In this talk, we will present some stochastic algorithms and numerical results for solving electromagnetic problems in nano-particles and random meta-materials. Firstly, we will present a path integral Monte Carlo method for computing magnetic polarizability tensors of nano-particles of complex geometries for material sciences applications. The method relies on a Feynman-Kac formula involving... More >
Seminar | April 25 | 11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business
Paul Tetlock, Columbia Business School
Joint with Haas Finance Seminar
Information Session | April 25 | 12-12:30 p.m. | Online
Technical communication plays a vital role in bridging the gap between those who create new ideas or products and those who must understand how to put those products or ideas to use. Learn about the expanding need for technical communication professionals and how our program will prepare you for a career in this exciting field, or enable you to advance in your current position.
Information Session | April 25 | 12-12:30 p.m. | Online
Learn how UC Berkeley Extensions professional certificate can prepare you for diverse job opportunitiesin teaching, business, publishing, travel and moreboth in the United States and around the world.
Lecture | April 25 | 12-1 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, CR-5101-fifth floor
The Commonwealth Fund and five other foundations have formed a collaborative focused on adoption of promising practices that improve outcomes and lower costs for adults with complex needs. Tanya Shah, assistant vice president at The Commonwealth Fund, will be sharing the latest lessons and research emerging from this joint effort.
Tanya Shah MBA, MPH 99 is assistant vice president, Delivery... More >
The House of the Spirits: A Conversation with Isabel Allende and Caridad Svich, moderated by Michael Moran
Lecture | April 25 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater
Isabel Allende; Caridad Svich; Michael Moran
In the final public lecture of the series, author Isabel Allende will be in conversation with Caridad Svich, theater-maker and playwright, about The House of the Spirits in its may iterations: novel, play, and the upcoming staged performance by the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, directed by Michael Moran at UC Berkeleys Zellerbach Playhouse. Michael Moran will... More >
NEURO/GGD Informal Seminar: The neuromodulatory connectome of C. elegans: wire and wireless signaling
Seminar | April 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center
Bill Schafer, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK
Lecture | April 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
IES Senior Fellow Matt Beech, offers an analysis of Brexit in the post-March 29 environment. Beech evaluates the UK's current position and posits an interpretation of the decentering effects the phenomenon of Brexit has had, and will likely continue to have, upon the ideas, culture, and politics of Britain.
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.
Shaping Rights for Students and Faculty Members at the European Level: The Role of the EU Legal Order in the Protection of Academic Rights: What Could We Learn from the US?
Presentation | April 25 | 12-1 p.m. | Evans Hall, CSHE Conference Room, 768
EU recognizes academic freedom, freedom of science and students right to education as fundamental rights (Charter of EU Fund. Rights, art. 13-14). However, this formal recognition does not correspond to a significant power in the field of education and research: member states have an exclusive power to regulate their system of education and the Union has only the competence to support,... More >
Seminar | April 25 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Erin Saupe, University of Oxford
Econ 235, Financial Economics Student Seminar: "Do Robo-Advisers help Investors' Active Management Skills?" and "Small Bank Competitiveness and Credit Market Efficiency"
Seminar | April 25 | 1-2 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Vincent Skiera, Dayin Zhang
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
Presentation | April 25 | 2-4 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
The five students who are completing their honors theses in Gender & Women's Studies will be presenting their original research at the weekly GWS cafe.
Seminar 251, Labor Seminar: "Income in the Off-Season: Household Adaptation to Yearly Work Interruptions"
Seminar | April 25 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
(joint with John Coglianese, Federal Reserve Board of Governors)
Seminar | April 25 | 3-4 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
Timothy Armstrong, Yale
Seminar | April 25 | 3-4 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
Timothy Armstrong, Yale
Seminar | April 25 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Distinguished Lecture by a finishing ESPM student, Kaitlyn Gaynor, who will present: "The ecological dynamics of human-wildlife coexistence." Hosted by Justin Brashares. Meet the speaker and enjoy refreshments after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall.
Lecture | April 25 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, First Floor Colloquia
In June 2016, with bipartisan support, Congress passed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Actthe first comprehensive reform in more than 40 years aimed at fixing the nation's badly outdated Toxic Chemicals Control Act of 1976. The Lautenberg Act includes improvements such as mandatory requirement for EPA to evaluate existing chemicals with clear and enforceable... More >
Lecture | April 25 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)
Caridad Svich, Playwright/text-builder, theatre-maker, translator, lyricist, editor, educator
Caridad Svich received a 2012 OBIE Award for Lifetime Achievement in the theatre, a 2012 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award and NNPN rolling world premiere for Guapa, and the 2011 American Theatre Critics Association Primus Prize for her play The House of the Spirits, based Isabel Allendes novel. She has won the National Latino Playwriting Award (sponsored by Arizona Theatre Company)... More >
Colloquium | April 25 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, Room 1203, Berkeley Way West (2121 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94720)
Shimon Schocken, IDC (Interdisciplinary Center) Herzliya, Israel
We present a course that synthesizes many abstractions, algorithms, and data structures learned in CS courses, and makes them concrete by building a complete computer system, from the ground up. The methodology is based on guiding students through a set of 12 projects that gradually construct and unit-test a simple hardware platform and a modern software hierarchy, yielding a surprisingly... More >
Seminar | April 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 3106 Etcheverry Hall
Hao Chen, UC Davis
The curse of dimensionality arises when analyzing high-dimensional data and non-Euclidean data, such as network data, which are ubiquitous nowadays. It causes counter-intuitive phenomena and makes traditional statistical tools less effective or inapplicable. On the other hand, some counter-intuitive phenomena might be explained by some universal patterns, which could be used to form new effective... More >
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 >
Panel Discussion | April 25 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, BNorth Conference Room
Come and learn from out-going seniors and recent graduates about graduate school application processes and tips for getting a job.
Tanika Sarkar | Intimate Violence - Colonial Lawmaking and Cultural Nationalism in 19th Century India: The Indo-American Community Lecturer at UC Berkeley for 2018
Lecture | April 25 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Tanika Sarkar, historian of modern India
Lecture by acclaimed historian of womens histories and social movements in colonial and post-colonial India and Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Dr. Tanika Sarkar.
Lecture | April 25 | 5-7 p.m. | 315 Wheeler Hall
Timothy Campbell, Professor of Italian Studies, Cornell University
The Department of Italian Studies, The Program in Critical Theory, The International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs, The Program in Romance Languages and Literatures, The Department of Comparative Literature, The Department of French, The Department of Philosophy, The Department of Rhetoric
Reading recent work on Italian Thought and biopolitics, one might be forgiven for thinking that biopolitics and biopower are deeply negative concepts. What gives? Why the relentlessly negative characterization of politics inflected biologically?
Lecture | April 25 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Ruth Marshall, Associate Professor of Religion & Political Science, University of Toronto
Lecture details forthcoming.
Ruth Marshall received her DPhil in Politics from Oxford University, and joined both the Department for the Study of Religion and Political Science in 2008, after having spent 8 years living and researching in West Africa. She is the author of Political Spiritualities: The Pentecostal Revolution in Nigeria (U. Chicago Press, 2009) and numerous scholarly... More >
Lecture | April 25 | 5-7 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall
Ruth Marshall, Associate Professor of Religion & Political Science, University of Toronto
Lecture details forthcoming.
Ruth Marshall received her DPhil in Politics from Oxford University, and joined both the Department for the Study of Religion and Political Science in 2008, after having spent 8 years living and researching in West Africa. She is the author of Political Spiritualities: The Pentecostal Revolution in Nigeria (U. Chicago Press, 2009) and numerous scholarly articles on... More >
Lecture | April 25 | 5:15-6:45 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220
This talk will diagnose and theoretically elaborate the notion of realitys general cinefication by drawing on a range of post-WWII experimental and documentary film practices and spectatorial experiences. Questions pertaining to the politics of East European filmmaking in the age of moving images ubiquity will be explored through the consideration of works by Zelimir Zilnik, Bojan Jovanovic,... More >
Reception | April 25 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | #3300 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
1 Market Street, San Francisco, CA
Join us for the 9th Annual BERC Alumni Reunion! Catch up with alumni and current students, and meet others invested and interested in the energy industry. This will be a great opportunity to network, learn, and relax before the weekend. Simultaneously, come hear about the initiatives and programming that BERC has planned for this year.
We invite you to enjoy drinks, hors d'oeuvres, excellent... More >
Ancient Use of Psychoactive Plants in Pre-Columbian South America: Chemical Evidence from a Ritual Bundle from Southwestern Bolivia
Lecture | April 25 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Melanie Miller, University of Otago
Humans have utilized various substances with psychotropic properties for millennia, and while evidence for some of these substances can be traced through historical and archaeological sources, others have been elusive. Recent advances in chemical techniques have enabled archaeologists to examine residues from archaeological materials in order to identify specific ingredients, including plants... More >
Panel Discussion | April 25 | 6-7:15 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
In the progression from graduate student to postdoctoral scholar, early career scientists start demonstrating their independence as researchers. Finding and securing funding can serve as an important step in the transition, demonstrating your ability to design research projects (as well as build your CV). In this panel, you will learn the types of awards Berkeley bioscientistspursue and hear from... More >
Seminar | April 25 | 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 >
Presentation | April 25 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Cafe Leila
1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702
Eric Lee, Graduate Program of Infectious Diseases and Immunity; Vetri Velan, Department of Physics
Note Change in date and location for Grounds for Science. This month's cafe will be held on a Thursday evening at Cafe Leila. Grounds for Science features short talks by UC Berkeley graduate students.
Sciences role in policy, politics, and process with Eric Lee
Science and politics have historically operated in separate spheres of society. On the rare occasions that scientists have stepped... More >
Performing Arts - Theater | April 25 – 28, 2019 every day | 7-10:30 p.m. | 230 Hearst Gymnasium
April 2528, 2019
230 Hearst Gymnasium
Free Admission with Reservation*
We reminisce about the past, dream about the future, but are rarely present in the moment. In fact, as the word present slipped through our tongues, it was already AGO. Stan Lai (creator of A Dream Like A Dream, which first used the unique theatre in the surround configuration) has returned to UC Berkeley to create... More >
Film - Documentary | April 25 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A shepherd from the steppes finds that the big city holds more pitfalls than merely bureaucracy and dreadful karaoke in Tsedens innovatively structured critique of Tibets rural-urban divide. Heading to town for his first-ever picture ID, the not-so-simple shepherd Tharlo promptly loses his sense of identity, courtesy of a modern woman with designs on his timeand money. Merging a poignant... More >
Workshop | April 25 | 8-10 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Living Room
Join us in the Student Union on April 25th (8pm) for the final CrafterDark of the school year! Come by to decorate pottery made at the Berkeley Art Studio and plant a succulent inside! Makes a great gift for a graduating senior or to spruce up your new digs.
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 - 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 >