Lecture | July 8 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join renowned textile scholar Yoshiko Wada for a presentation on folk textiles of Japan looking at the use of plant fibers and dyes. This illustrated talk will discuss history, culture and preparation of textiles throughout Japan.
$25, $20 Garden members
Lecture | July 8 | 1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Many of the paintings in the exhibition Divine Visions, Earthly Pleasures illustrate poetry associated with an important genre of classical music of North India known as ragas, which relate to particular moods, seasons, and times of day. In his illustrated talk, guest curator Robert Del Bontà explores the fascinating subject of ragamala painting, which flourished at the Hindu and Muslim courts as... More >