Saturday, June 15, 2019
Course | June 15 | Haas School of Business
Series of Haas Faculty, Haas Graduate Students, and Entrepreneurial Guests
The B-BAY Program, part of the Institute for Business in Social Impact, will be hosting high school students for the Middle School Entrepreneurship session from June 15, 2019 through June 29, 2019.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.
rising 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students
Lecture | June 15 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), Room 505
Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best candidate? This workshop will walk participants through each step of making a career transition. Through interactive exercises, we will cover strategies in personal branding, networking, résumé and LinkedIn... More >
Conference/Symposium | June 15 | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
If you believe the arts matter, that everyone deserves meaningful access to the arts, and that the arts belong to all of us, then you belong at this summer's inaugural Artistic Literacy Institute.
Over the course of our three days, we will introduce and explore artistic literacy as a framework and a methodology. From plenary discussions about core values and strategies to immersive arts... More >
Registration opens May 6. Register online by June 13.
Lecture | June 15 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
We all remember learning sentence diagrams and part-of-speech in grade school, but are those the underlying representations of syntactic structure in the brain? Neuroimaging allows us to answer this and other questions about language by providing a mechanism to test hypotheses about cognitive processes.
Film - Series | June 15 | 1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In Part III of War and Peace, the emphasis is on the war: it is 1812 and Napoleons armies are crossing into Russia. Nobles discuss politics at their opulent tables as violence rages elsewhere. Pierre visits the battlefield as a casual observer and finds himself in the midst of chaos, while Andrei rediscovers his love of life through yet another brush with death. Bondarchuk moves between the... More >
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
Film - Series | June 15 | 3:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
As Part IV begins, the Russian army is in retreat, and Moscow soon goes up in flames (a stunning display of film pyrotechnics). Pierre is drawn fully into the conflict at last; taken prisoner, he is witness to new cruelties. Andrei and Natasha reach a kind of peace, and as war recedes and Moscow rebuilds, life and love begin again. The series concludes where it started, with the words: If evil... More >
Performing Arts - Other | June 15 | 4 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Davia Spain presents a new original work centered around her forthcoming debut album. Having devoted the last seven years predominantly to dance and theater, Spain is returning to her roots in music, developing an immersive performance experience steeped in Afrofuturist traditions. Through music, movement, and spoken word, she reimagines the past, makes predictions of the future, and pulls... More >
Performing Arts - Music | June 15 | 5 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
World leaders, powerful CEOs, and other fat cats could learn a lesson or two from electrofunk duo Chromeo, namely: know thyself, know thy vibe, and stay thy course. The rest of the population will catch up. Indeed, Chromeo is really good at being, well, Chromeo.
Film - Feature | June 15 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
As a fascist occupation descends on France, refugeesincluding a German camp survivor who assumes a dead writers identity (Franz Rogowski) and the writers unwitting wife (Paula Beer)gather in the sunlit purgatory of Marseille, seeking passage out of an increasingly dangerous Europe. Its a classic scenario for a World War II thriller, but Christian Petzolds Transit is no period piece:... More >
Film - Feature | June 15 | 8:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In Rock n Film, David E. James describes how Elvis movies transformed classic backstage musicals into rock n roll musicals by mobilizing his particular combination of a masculine outlaw aggressiveness and a feminine romantic vulnerability. Taking place in the streets and nightclubs of New Orleans, King Creole is the only Elvis film that attempted to articulate his complex relation to... More >
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 - 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 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 | May 17 – June 16, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
For the forty-ninth year, BAMPFA and the University of California, Berkeley Department of Art Practice have collaborated to present an exhibition of works by Berkeley Master of Fine Arts graduates. This years exhibition includes the exceptional work of Chrystia Cabral, Ricki Dwyer, Heesoo Kwon, Gabriella Willenz, and Connie Zheng.
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 | 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 >
Exhibit - Painting | June 15 | 2 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Featuring works by Black artists in the collections of BAMPFA and the Hearst Museum of Anthropology, this compelling exhibition imagines the liberatory possibilities of celebrating blackness and belonging. Join the graduate-student organizers of the exhibition for a guided tour on selected Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tours will be led by Leslie Huang, Patricia de Nobrega Gomes, Angela... More >