Saturday, August 31, 2019
Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | August 31 | Memorial Stadium
Cal Football hosts UC Davis at Memorial Stadium.
Workshop | August 31 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Canceled
In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about and create their own traditional incense burner, or copalera.
A copalera, or popochcometl, is traditionally used for ceremonial cleansing by healers, Aztec dancers, and at traditional ceremonies like Day of the Dead and more. Each participant will have the opportunity to intricately craft their own copalera out of clay under personalized... More >
No children under 14
Film - Feature | August 31 | 3:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A seven-year-old girl navigates the busy streets of Tehran while trying to buy a goldfish in the utterly charming 1995 debut of Jafar Panahi, the widely acclaimed director whose recent feature 3 Faces also screens at BAMPFA this season. Cowritten by Abbas Kiarostami (Panahis mentor and the subject of a current BAMPFA retrospective), the film captures a city landscape through a childs... More >
Film - Feature | August 31 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Its another aimless day down Montevideo way for a trio of teenage buddies. Given to genial putdowns and arguing over things like who started a catchphrase, los tres amigos find a kind of reassuring comfort in routine, repetition, and ritual. Wine, cigarettes, and rock n roll provide them with distractions, if not quite pleasure. Shot in naturalistic black-and-white and infused with a loopy... More >
Film - Feature | August 31 | 8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Featuring a stellar lineup of R&B and hip-hop artists including Kanye West, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Common, the Fugees, Dead Prez, Erykah Badu, and Jill Scott, Dave Chappelles Block Party is an exuberant ode to the legendary Wattstax. Gondrys film follows Chappelle to his hometown of Dayton, Ohio, where he surprises a random assortment of residents with transportation, accommodation, and tickets... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
This exhibition explores the complex story behind the only American Japanese architect and landscape architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian community, in Westchester County, New York in 1944.
Exhibit - Sculpture | July 22 – September 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
Dinosaurs in Motion is an amazing blend of science, art, and innovation using 14 magnificent, fully interactive, anatomically inspired, recycled life-size metal dinosaur sculptures to engage and educate like never before!
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 | 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 >