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Exhibit: “We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re in the Public Record!”

March 15 – August 31, 2018 every day | Brown Gallery Doe Library
This exhibit showcases selected documents pertaining to LGBTQ history and highlights aspects of LGBTQ life that have been impacted by actions of federal, state and local governments.MORE about “We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re in the Public Record!”

Exhibit: Bearing Light - Berkeley at 150

April 16, 2018 – February 28, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2nd Floor Corridor Bancroft Library
This exhibition celebrates the University of California’s sesquicentennial anniversary with photographs, correspondence, publications and other documentation drawn from the University Archives and The Bancroft Library collections. It features an array of golden bears, including Oski, and explores the history of UC Berkeley.MORE about Bearing Light - Berkeley at 150

Exhibit: Face to Face - Looking at Objects That Look at You

March 10 – December 16, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date
For Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, the Hearst Museum staff and 14 UC Berkeley freshmen have co-curated a global selection of objects that depict human faces in different ways. The exhibit asks: Why and how do crafting traditions of the world so often incorporate human faces, and how do people respond to those faces?MORE about Face to Face - Looking at Objects That Look at You

Face to Face

Exhibit: Project “Holy Land” - Yaakov Benor-Kalter’s Photographs of British Mandate Palestine, 1923-1940

August 28 – December 14, 2018 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 traversed and documented the Old City of Jerusalem. This exhibition presents a complete photograph portfolio and a selection of postcards featuring some of Benor-Kalter’s most captivating photographs.MORE about Project “Holy Land” - Yaakov Benor-Kalter’s Photographs of British Mandate Palestine, 1923-1940

Project “Holy Land” - Yaakov Benor-Kalter

The Karaite Canon: Manuscripts and Ritual Objects from Cairo

August 28 – December 14, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
The Karaite Canon highlights a selection from the over fifty manuscripts Seymour Fromer, founder of The Magnes, brought to California, along with ritual objects belonging to Cairo’s Karaite community.MORE about Manuscripts and Ritual Objects from Cairo

The Karaite Canon

Exhibit: Luminous Disturbances - Paintings by Kara Maria

September 10 – December 14, 2018 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Townsend Center for the Humanities Stephens Hall
Kara Maria's "cheerfully apocalyptic" paintings engage with a host of political issues, including war and environmental destruction. Continues Sept. 10-Dec. 14, 2018.MORE about Luminous Disturbances - Paintings by Kara Maria

"The Revelation of the Being of What Is" by Kara Maria

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