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Painting: Bill A. Dallas
September 3, 2013 – May 2, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall Stephens Hall
Artist Bill Dallas was born in Kansas City, Missouri and grew up surrounded by great music, the famous Kansas City blues and jazz. Currently living and painting in Oakland, Dallas is a versatile painter who incorporates calligraphy, figure studies and abstract painting into his work.
Preview: Coming Attractions Spring 2014
February 3 – May 25, 2014 every day | Various locations campuswide
The gamut of events offered at UC Berkeley is a perennial feast for hungry minds, and this semester’s lineup is no exception. Appetites for knowledge and experience can be fed with everything from a discussion on foreign policy with Madeleine Albright, to a hands-on collaborative art exhibition, to a performance by the legendary Martha Graham Dance Company. For a round-up of upcoming events, click here.
Exhibit: Comics, cartoons and funny papers
September 26, 2013 – May 30, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Gallery Bancroft Library
Explore the topical and timeless nature of the cartoon, one of the oldest forms of visual art. Phil Frank’s cartoon strips Travels with Farley and Farley have recently joined the drawings of Rube Goldberg and Gus Arriola, creator of the popular Gordo strip, at The Bancroft Library. The exhibit will also feature comics by underground artist Dan O’Neill, creator of Odd Bodkins, and Lou Grant, editorial cartoonist for the Oakland Tribune from 1954 to 1986.
Experimental exhibit: The Possible
January 29 – May 30, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The Possible reconceives the museum as a site for creative convergence. Be a part of this evolving exhibition by engaging directly with an exciting array of visiting artists. The Possible combines studio, classroom, library, gallery, and stage. A multisensory library provides context and inspiration, while the galleries are reconfigured as a series of workspaces: a ceramics studio, dye lab, print shop, and recording studio. Collaborating with one another and the public, a diverse range of guest artists will use these studios to create new work in a public forum. The finished works will filter into a gallery installation, building the exhibition over time.Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)
Exhibit: Saved by The Bay
January 28 – June 27, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
During the Spring 2013 semester, faculty, curators and students interviewed current and emeriti UC Berkeley faculty, and researched the University Archives of The Bancroft Library. This work unearthed hundreds of primary sources documenting the lives of a group of intellectuals who came to Berkeley as refugees from European fascism. These individuals contributed much to the academic life of our University, becoming world-renowned leaders in all fields of scholarship. The exhibition highlights the history of this important intellectual migration through biographical sketches, a film, and over one hundred documents from the University Archives, The Bancroft Library, and the Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library at UC Berkeley.
Multimedia exhibit: Xtreme BUGS
February 1 – September 1, 2014 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
Xtreme BUGS are marching, flying, and crawling into the Hall! Get ready to encounter these massive, moving, and buzzing insect and arthropod models. In the exhibit, explore the fascinating world of bugs on an extreme scale to understand why, even though they're small, bugs play a critical role in our environment, culture, and the global economy.
Berkeley Art Museum: The Reading Room
January 15, 2012 – December 31, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Stop by The Reading Room during gallery hours to enjoy a comfortable reading area, listen to recordings of selected poets published by these presses, and view silk-screen prints and original works on paper created by George Schneeman in collaboration with poets Ron Padgett, Bill Berkson, and Lewis MacAdams.
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