<< Week of July 14 >>

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

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

The 400 Blows

Film - Feature | July 14 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

If François Truffaut had never made another film, The 400 Blows would have earned him—and Jean-Pierre Léaud, in his first appearance as Truffaut’s alter ego Antoine Doinel—an enduring place in film history. Its semiautobiographical story of a lad who is unwanted by his parents, bored by school, and attracted to petty crime is told with an energetic blend of anarchy and rigor, the kind of...   More >

Monday, July 15, 2019

Contemplating Connection: Photography Workshop

Workshop | July 15 | 1-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

When we observe Nature through the lens of ecology, we see the exquisite interconnectedness of all life. In this contemplative photography workshop, we will devote our attention to connectedness and interconnectedness, using the camera as a tool for meditation and the garden as our muse.

Any and all equipment are invited, including DSLRs, mobile phones, point-and-shoot, polaroid, and pinhole...   More >

$80, $75

  Register online or by calling 5106649841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

FOSS Next Generation K–5 Institute: Supporting Implementation

Workshop | July 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to join FOSS developers and experienced users from around the country this summer at the FOSS Next Generation K–5 Institute: Supporting Implementation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The institute is designed for administrators, science curriculum coordinators, lead...   More >

$50 For each participant in the team. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or or by emailing Jasmine Lopez at lopezj@berkeley.edu by May 20.

Evolution Goes Viral

Seminar | July 16 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, ON-AIR ONLY, Radio broadcast

 Elisa Visher, PhD Candidate, Department of Integrative Biology; Andrew Saintsing, PhD Student, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX, 90.7 FM

Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday for an interview with Elisa Visher from the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley. Elisa is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on the evolution of viruses.

Elisa Visher

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

SOLD OUT: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Tyler Ramsey + Carl Broemel

Performing Arts - Music | July 16 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Tyler Ramsey; Carl Broemel

 Botanical Garden

This summer, Carl Broemel and Tyler Ramsey will join forces for the “West Coast Duo Quest Tour” and will be accompanying each other as each plays from their catalog, for a unique live performance and meeting of the musical minds.

General $32 / UCBG Members $30 / Youth (5 - 17) $18

 SOLD OUT. Buy tickets online

At the Illusionist’s Table

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

 Scott Silven

 Cal Performances

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 party—only 28 people per seating—will be treated to a three-course meal,...   More >

 No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.

$350

  Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988

Brilliant mentalist Scott Silven conjures up a world of mystery and illusion in his intimate dinner-theater performance "At the Illusionist's Table," presented by Cal Performances.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

FOSS Next Generation K–5 Institute: Supporting Implementation

Workshop | July 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to join FOSS developers and experienced users from around the country this summer at the FOSS Next Generation K–5 Institute: Supporting Implementation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The institute is designed for administrators, science curriculum coordinators, lead...   More >

$50 For each participant in the team. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or or by emailing Jasmine Lopez at lopezj@berkeley.edu by May 20.

Preparing for Your Study Abroad at UC Berkeley Webinar (EAP only)

Information Session | July 17 | 9-10:30 a.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Are you ready to take advantage of all UC Berkeley has to offer? Hear from International Student Advisers about what to expect upon arrival, what to bring with you, and how to make the most of your EAP experience at UC Berkeley. The experts — current EAP students at UC Berkeley — as well as UCEAP staff will also be present to help answer any questions you may have.

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Tamarkoz: Sufi Heart-Focused Meditation

Miscellaneous | July 17 | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Michelle Ayazi

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

Enjoy deep breathing, slow movement meditation, relaxation, visualization, heart concentration.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop: Workshop: Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor

Workshop | July 17 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

We will also let you know about upcoming deadlines and eligibility requirements for some of...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable, safe, self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Bed and Board: (Domicile conjugal)

Film - Feature | July 17 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The fourth installment of the Antoine Doinel saga discovers our hero married and still living in that gorgeous Paris of Truffaut’s creation, where all is romance, light, and effortless élan, and where one can actually support a family by working as a flower dyer or a model-boat operator. Our hero may have gained petit-bourgeois status; like everything he’s embraced, though, he’s quite terrible at...   More >

At the Illusionist’s Table

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

 Scott Silven

 Cal Performances

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 party—only 28 people per seating—will be treated to a three-course meal,...   More >

 No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.

$350

  Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988

Thursday, July 18, 2019

FOSS Variables and Designs Institute (Middle School)

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)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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 5–8 science or engineering classes.

$175 For each participant in the team. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or or by emailing Jasmine Lopez at lopezj@berkeley.edu by May 20.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

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

Golden Bear Advising: Intro to Study Abroad for Freshmen and Transfer Students

Information Session | July 18 | 2-3 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Online

 Berkeley Study Abroad

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

SOLD OUT: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Martha Scanlan + Dead Horses

Performing Arts - Music | July 18 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Martha Scanlan; Dead Horses

 Botanical Garden

While currents of deep Appalachian mountain valleys and vast Montana landscapes wind through Martha Scanlan’s songs, it’s 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

 SOLD OUT.

Job Forum Night at UC Berkeley Extension: Small Group Career Coaching

Panel Discussion | July 18 | 6-9 p.m. | 609 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 San Francisco Job Forum

 UC Berkeley Extension

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

Thinking About Cultural Appropriation Today: Magic Mushrooms and Maria Sabina

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

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

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 >

  RSVP online

At the Illusionist’s Table

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

 Scott Silven

 Cal Performances

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 party—only 28 people per seating—will be treated to a three-course meal,...   More >

 No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.

$350

  Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988

Friday, July 19, 2019

FOSS Variables and Designs Institute (Middle School)

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)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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 5–8 science or engineering classes.

$175 For each participant in the team. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or or by emailing Jasmine Lopez at lopezj@berkeley.edu by May 20.

Nanomaterials and Nanosystems for Catalytic, Energy and Biomedical Applications

Seminar | July 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Professor Jackie Y. Ying, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

 College of Chemistry

Abstract: Nanostructured materials can be designed with sophisticated features to fulfill the complex requirements of advanced material applications. This talk describes the synthesis of metallic, metal oxide and semiconducting nanocrystals of controlled size, morphology and architecture. The nanocrystalline building blocks are used to create multifunctional systems with excellent dispersion and...   More >

Integral Taiji and Qigong

Workshop | July 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

You are invited to participate in Integral Taiji & Qigong classes at the UC Botanical Garden. Our classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Certificate Program in Interior Design and Interior Architecture Online Information Session

Information Session | July 19 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Anastasia Meadors, UC Berkeley Extension program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how UC Berkeley Extension’s certificate can help you advance or start your career in interior design and interior architecture.

  Register online

Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar: Conventional silicon transistor and spintronic based implementation of neural network algorithms in analog hardware

Seminar | July 19 | 1-2 p.m. | 250 Sutardja Dai Hall

 Debanjan Bhowmik, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

I shall discuss implementation of both non-spiking algorithms, which are widely used by the machine learning community, and spiking algorithms, which are based on biological data about neurons and synapses in the brain, in our proposed hardware systems.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

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

Yasmin Jahan: Art Installation Opening

Special Event | July 19 | 4 p.m. |  Montalvo Art Center

 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga, CA

 Yasmin Jahan Nupur, https://www.livemint.com/Leisure/3dkuuyhiCo2sak2Bis02rN/Art-in-times-of-conflict.html

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Art Forum, The South Asia Art Initiative, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Samdani Art Foundation

Art Forum sponsors
YASMIN JAHAN
at the Lucas Artists Residency Program, Montalvo Art Center
May 1st - July 31st, 2019

Art Installation opening on July 19th 2019
Montalvo Art Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga, CA

This program was made possible by the support of Samdani Foundation and Institute of South Asia Studies, UC Berkeley.

Yasmin Jahan Nupur was born in the Bangladeshi...   More >

At the Illusionist’s Table

Performing Arts - Other | July 19 – August 2, 2019 every Friday | 5-7 p.m. |  Grace Street Showroom

 4629 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94609

 Scott Silven

 Cal Performances

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 party—only 28 people per seating—will be treated to a three-course meal,...   More >

 No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.

$350

  Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988

Rüfüs Du Sol: with guest: The Acid

Performing Arts - Music | July 19 | 5:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre | Tickets sold out

 Another Planet Entertainment

RÜFÜS DU SOL have emerged as one of the world’s preeminent live electronic acts. The Australian three-piece, known formerly to the world as just RÜFÜS, have thus far won the world over with two platinum-certified albums, ATLAS and Bloom, and 2018’s hit album Solace.

  Sold out. Sold Out Buy tickets online

Scarlet Street

Film - Feature | July 19 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

For middle-aged cashier Chris Cross (Edward G. Robinson) being loved means “being looked at” in a certain way. When he rescues young and bewitching Kitty (Joan Bennett) from the assault of an alleged stranger (Dan Duryea), Chris believes he has found the look that will bring love into his desolate life. But this man of habit is a painter at heart, a visionary artist who experiences the world in a...   More >

At the Illusionist’s Table

Performing Arts - Other | July 19 – August 2, 2019 every Friday | 8:30-10:30 p.m. |  Grace Street Showroom

 4629 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94609

 Scott Silven

 Cal Performances

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 party—only 28 people per seating—will be treated to a three-course meal,...   More >

 No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.

$350

  Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988

Gimme Shelter

Film - Feature | July 19 | 8:45 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Deftly combining footage from more than twenty camera operators, Gimme Shelter scrutinizes the ill-fated free concert hosted by the Rolling Stones at the Altamont Speedway in 1969. The film shuttles in time and space between the offices where lawyer Melvin Belli negotiates the use of the speedway; the band’s performances; and the editing studio where the Stones review the tour footage leading up...   More >

Saturday, July 20, 2019

B-BAY High School Entrepreneurship Program: Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

Course | July 20 |  Haas School of Business

 Series of Haas Faculty, Haas Graduate Students, and Entrepreneurial Guests

 Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

The B-BAY Program, part of the Institute for Business in Social Impact, will be hosting high school students for the High School Entrepreneurship session from July 20, 2019 through August 3, 2019.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.

 rising 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students

  Enrollment opens December 1. Enroll online or by calling Olive Davis at 510-643-0923, or by emailing Olive Davis at omdavis@haas.berkeley.edu by April 30.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program

Information Session | July 20 | 10-11:30 a.m. | 507 UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this program can enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences and prepare you for application to certified clinical laboratory scientist training programs.

  Register online

Science Lecture - Seeing the Unseen: Overcoming the limitations of optics to visualize nano-structures, atoms and even magnetic fields

Lecture | July 20 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Dr. Ella Lachman, Department of Physics

 Science@Cal

The development of novel tools is of great importance to the advancement of science. New imaging methods in particular can bring a deeper understanding as we are used to grasping the world mainly by visualizing images.

When the limit of optical microscopy was reached, scientists found a way to enhance it and cheat their way beyond it. Eventually, they invented a whole different way of imaging...   More >

new techniques in microscopy

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

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

At the Illusionist’s Table

Performing Arts - Other | July 20 – August 3, 2019 every Saturday | 5-7 p.m. |  Grace Street Showroom

 4629 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94609

 Scott Silven

 Cal Performances

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 party—only 28 people per seating—will be treated to a three-course meal,...   More >

 No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.

$350

  Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988

Rüfüs Du Sol: with guest: The Acid

Performing Arts - Music | July 20 | 5:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

RÜFÜS DU SOL have emerged as one of the world’s preeminent live electronic acts. The Australian three-piece, known formerly to the world as just RÜFÜS, have thus far won the world over with two platinum-certified albums, ATLAS and Bloom, and 2018’s hit album Solace.

  Buy tickets online

Astronomy Movie Night - Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

Film - Documentary | July 20 | 6:45-8:45 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall

 Department of Astronomy

Join the Berkeley Astronomy Department to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! The department will be screening the critically acclaimed documentary Apollo 11 on July 20th @ 6:45pm in Campbell Hall Room 131. There will be free pizza, snacks, and (non-alcoholic) drinks. The event is entirely free, but an RSVP is required through the following link:...   More >

  RSVP online

At the Illusionist’s Table

Performing Arts - Other | July 20 – August 3, 2019 every Saturday | 8:30-10:30 p.m. |  Grace Street Showroom

 4629 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94609

 Scott Silven

 Cal Performances

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 party—only 28 people per seating—will be treated to a three-course meal,...   More >

 No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.

$350

  Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction

Exhibit - Painting | February 27 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Bringing together nearly seventy works spanning the entirety of the artist’s career, this exhibition presents a fresh and eye-opening examination of Hans Hofmann’s prolific and innovative artistic practice. Featuring paintings and works on paper from 1930 through the end of Hofmann’s life in 1966, the exhibition includes numerous masterworks from BAMPFA’s distinguished collection as well as many...   More >

Whose University?: The 50th Anniversary of the UC Berkeley Third World Liberation Front Strike

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – August 31, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library, Ethnic Studies, Department of, Ethnic Studies Library, TWLF 50th Planning Committee, Media Resources Center

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.

Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer: The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. 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 >

About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging

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

 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 >

Art Wall: Carlos Amorales

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

 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 >

Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

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

 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 >

Sunday Funday: Mighty Microbes

Exhibit - Sculpture | July 14 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

What are microbes and what do they have to do with food? We’ll be looking at fungus (edible mushrooms 🍄and kombucha) and yeast (breadmaking 🍞), as well as the microbes in our yogurt. We’ll learn about what roles these microbes have in our food and get up close with them in our Biotech Lab. 🔬