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Exhibit: Summer Trees Casting Shade, Chinese paintings at Berkeley

July 6 – September 25, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA's acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter - from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters - highlights the richness of the collection.MORE about <em>Summer Trees Casting Shade</em>, Chinese paintings at Berkeley

Exhibit: Cecilia Edefalk

June 29 – October 16, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Enjoy an exhibition of the work of Stockholm-based artist Cecilia Edefalk (b. 1954), whose work probes the uncertain nature of historical memory, time, and the visionary role of light. Her attentive and reflective approach is evident in her paintings, photographs, watercolors, and sculptures.MORE about Cecilia Edefalk

Exhibit: Buddhist art from the roof of the world

July 27 – November 27, 2016 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Artists from India, Tibet, and Nepal have for centuries created sculptures and paintings as a window into a divine Buddhist reality. Buddhist Art from the Roof of the World explores the spiritual meaning of over thirty exceptional works, highlighting their role within the Buddhist doctrine. MORE about Buddhist art from the roof of the world

Exhibit: The Origins of The National Park Service

February 26 – December 23, 2016 every day | Rowell Cases & 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library Bancroft Library
Signed by President Woodrow Wilson in August 1916, the Organic Act created the National Park Service, the federal bureau that protects our national parks and monuments. Several UC Berkeley alumni with conservationist interests played key roles in its development. This exhibition explores the origins of the NPS with materials drawn from the University Archives and Library collections.MORE about The Origins of The National Park Service

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