Thursday, July 18, 2019
Workshop | July 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)
Join the FOSS development team at the Lawrence Hallof Science introducing the brand new FOSS Variables and Design Next Generation 4-week course for grades 58 science or engineering classes.
$175 For each participant in the team. Registration is limited to 40 participants.
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
Information Session | July 18 | 2-3 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Online
Plan early and strategically in order to make the most of your time at Cal!
Learn how you can study abroad at Berkeley while gaining credit toward your degree. This online information session will cover the types of programs available, financial aid, and steps to apply.
Register here: https://my.demio.com/ref/024bZi7CnrMyo5Gf
Performing Arts - Music | July 18 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove
While currents of deep Appalachian mountain valleys and vast Montana landscapes wind through Martha Scanlans songs, its really the accessibility and intimacy that defines them. Blending elements of traditional roots with contemporary indie folk, Dead Horses writes music that is both familiar and unexpected.
General $28 / UCBG Members $26 / Youth (5 - 17) $18
Panel Discussion | July 18 | 6-9 p.m. | 609 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)
San Francisco Job Forum
Looking for input on your résumé and cover letter? Are you thinking about a job search but aren't sure how to get started? Wondering how to leverage your Extension coursework to advance or make a career change?
Come to Job Forum Night at UC Berkeley Extension's San Francisco Campus. Meet Extension students and other mid-career professionals looking for career strategy input. Join small group... More >
Free. Register online
Lecture | July 18 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall | Note change in time and location
Patricia Kubala, PhD Candidate in Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley
This talk reflects on the legacy of this fraught history and describes current debates about the appropriate uses of magic mushrooms as clinical trials progress that will likely lead to the medical legalization of psilocybin (the psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms) over the next five years... More >
Performing Arts - Other | July 16 – August 4, 2019 every day with exceptions | 7-9 p.m. | Grace Street Showroom
4629 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94609
Beginning with a series of seemingly innocuous questions and simple tasks, the brilliant mentalist, performer, and storyteller Scott Silven conjures up a world of mystery and illusion in his intimate dinner-theater performance. Silven's "guests" at this elegant candlelit dinner partyonly 28 people per seatingwill be treated to a three-course meal,... More >
No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.
Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
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 - 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 | May 17 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Featuring creations by black artists in the collections of BAMPFA and the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, this exhibition highlights works by Peter Bradley, Erica Deeman, Charles Gaines, Mildred Howard, Kamau Amu Patton, Raymond Saunders, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, and Fred Wilson, among others. Recognizing that museums have not been exempt from anti-black practices that exclude,... 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 >