Saturday, September 16, 2017
Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall
FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.
Film - Series | August 29 – September 26, 2017 every day | 370 Wurster Hall
The Israeli film director Amos Gitai (Ph.D Architecture 79) will teach a five week course on film that explores the concepts of narrative and space. CLASS SIZE IS VERY LIMITED SO YOU MUST SIGN UP SOON. OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS ACROSS CAMPUS.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Water Polo | September 16 | Spieker Aquatics Complex
Cal Men's Water Polo hosts UC San Diego at Spieker Aquatics Complex.
Workshop | September 16 | 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | Longfellow Middle School
1500 Derby St., Berkeley, CA 94703
Dr. Patrick Camangian
The focus of the presentation will juxtapose research in the health
sciences with critical literacy and critical pedagogy to inform a new
paradigm for thinking about pedagogy, complex traumas, and urban
education. This framework will serve as an analytical lens for
understanding the educational experiences of urban youth and, more
importantly, considering ways in which the socially toxic... More >
RSVP online or by calling 510-642-7154 by September 15.
Miscellaneous | September 16 | 10-11 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Bring the whole family on a guided walk with the Botanical Garden's Education Director through the California collection on our "Indian Trail." At each plant stop, we'll examine (and sometimes try!) replicas of Indian artifacts as we discover the plant knowledge, customs, and skills of Californias earliest peoples. we'll make a cattail cordage bracelet to take home.
$15 Adult, $12 Child, $10 Member Adult, $8 Member Child (must have Family Membership level or above)
Lecture | September 16 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
K.G. Lee, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
We live in a 13.7 billion year-old Universe populated by several trillion galaxies spanning billions of light years of space and time. Yet merely two hundred years ago, humanity did not know of this Universe outside of the Solar System. K.G. Lee will tell the story of how astronomers came to discover the true scale of the Cosmos, from Herschels attempts at mapping the Milky Way, to the discovery... More >
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.
Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required
Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org... More >
Lecture | September 16 | 1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Explore the arresting art of Charles Howard in this fresh, wide-ranging look at the themes and changing contexts of his work as he navigated among figurative, Surrealist, and abstract currents. Topics include his stylistic synthesis of chaos and order; his relation to both American and British modernism; and his connections with the San Francisco Bay Area art world of the 1940s.
Presenters are... More >
Social Event | September 16 | 2:30-5 p.m. | Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)
A fun filled afternoon to celebrate the beauty of Hindi Language through poetry, music and student/community performances and poetry recitals.
Workshop | September 16 | 3-5 p.m. | Unit 3 Residence Hall, Unit 3 APR
RSSP is collaborating with ULAB to run our first ever Quintessential (STEM) Research Workshop.
We will bring organizations throughout campus to
- provide a detailed overview of research programs on campus
- run guided researcher discovery activity to identify research labs and programs that fit your academic goals
- a mock application panel with real past applications to help you... More >
Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | September 16 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Admission to the party
Adult beverages (beer, wine, and soda) at hosted bar
Delicious Top Dog dinner
Beer pong and cornhole
Performance by the Cal Marching Band and the Cal Spirit Groups
Pom-poms and "Go Bears!" cheer cards
A select number of game ticket packages are available - with tailgate ticket purchase!
Alumni classes from 2007-2017 21+ Only event
Tickets go on sale August 14. Buy tickets online
Film - Feature | September 16 | 5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In this strikingly colorful, lyrical film, Agnès Varda contemplates happiness. François, a carpenter, is happy with his wife; he is happier still when he takes a mistress. For him it is not a question of loving one or the other; he loves both, and wants them to share a life together. This triangular relationship is examined within a circular structure. The film begins and ends with blissful... More >
Special Event | September 16 | 6-8 p.m. | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
In-Between Places reveals the reality and complexities of being a Korean artist in America. This exhibition opening will feature new work by Jung Ran Bae, Sohyung Choi, Kay Kang, Miran Lee, Young June Lew, Nicholas Oh, Younhee Paik, and Minji Sohn.
Film - Feature | September 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Owsley Brown met the American expatriate writer Paul Bowles (The Sheltering Sky) at his home in Tangier, Morocco, two years before Bowless death. Browns award-winning Night Waltz: The Music of Paul Bowles shines a light on Bowless lesser-known work as a composer for theater, opera, ballet, and film. Seven short pieces by Bowles are presented in their entirety, each accompanied by imagery that... More >
Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | September 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Memorial Stadium
Cal Football hosts Ole Miss at Memorial Stadium.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Why do we sometimes know a lot about who made things, and why do we sometimes not? Why does it sometimes matter to us, and why might it sometimes not? These are the questions that will be raised in the exhibit that will inaugurate the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropologys renovated Kroeber Hall Gallery. The Museum will display objects from the collection that urge visitors to think... More >
Free UC Berkeley Students, Faculty, Staff, Hearst Museum Members, and Youth under 18, $6 General Admisison, $3 Non-UC Berkeley Students and seniors over 65
Exhibit - Multimedia | March 1 – October 1, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
BAMPFAs current commission for the Art Wall showcases the work of Lawrence Weiner, a central figure of Conceptual art. Like many other artists working in the late 1960s and 70s, Weiner is deeply interested in methods of display that challenge the assumption that the work of art exists as a discrete object in the physical world.
Weiner decisively turned to language as the material object for... More >
Exhibit - Painting | June 21 – October 1, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The work of Bay Area artist Charles Houghton Howard (18991978) spans five decades, beginning in the mid-1920s and continuing into the 1960s. During his active and distinguished career, Howard became known for enigmatic, meticulous paintings, often intimate in scale, that bridged figurative, Surrealist, and abstract currents in modern art across the United States and Europe. Fluid lines,... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | May 24 – October 8, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This exhibition explores the many celestial realms represented in Tibetan Buddhist painting and sculpture through exquisite examples from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The exhibition will be presided over by a monumental gilt bronze sculpture of the historical Buddha, a fully realized and enlightened being who occupies the highest level of existence. The Buddhas life story will be... More >
Exhibit - Painting | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
In-Between Places (사이에 머물다) is the story of Korean American artists and their dreams, featuring new work by: Jung Ran Bae; Sohyung Choi; Kay Kang; Miran Lee; Young June Lew; Nicholas Oh; Younhee Paik; and Minji Sohn.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library
This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.
Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 13 – 21, 2017 every day | 4-7 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, Worth Ryder Art Gallery
All current UC Berkeley Students (Fall 2017 semester) are invited to propose an artwork, a small series, or any other creative project!
The annual open call exhibition is the premiere showcase for student art on campus, and the only open-call exhibition of the year at the gallery.
Taking cues from the successful exhibitions of years past including 2015s I Know What You Did Last Summer and... More >