<< Week of July 10 >>

Sunday, July 7, 2019

FIFA Women's World Cup Final: Live Broadcast

Film - Documentary | July 7 | 8 a.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join friends, fans, and neighbors on Addison Street and watch the FIFA Women's World Cup final match live on BAMPFA's colossal outdoor screen.

Family Workshop: Pouch Making

Workshop | July 7 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Join this month’s Family Workshop at the Hearst Museum! Create and decorate leather pouches and learn about the cultural significance and uses of these carrying devices. This is a drop-in workshop for all ages. Bring the whole family for this activity included free with museum admission.

  RSVP online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

You Only Live Once

Film - Feature | July 7 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

When three-time loser Eddie Taylor (Henry Fonda) is about to be released from prison, his lawyer assures the warden that Eddie will make good. Eddie adds skeptically, “I will—if they let me.” Like many of Lang’s films, You Only Live Once depicts a struggle between individual will and socially determined destiny; atypically for the director, it’s also a moving and sincere love story. This has...   More >

Stolen Kisses: (Baisers volés)

Film - Feature | July 7 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Everyone loves a dreamer, and Paris, and life, and so Stolen Kisses turns to that archetypical Parisian dreamer, Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud), as he darts around the City of Light looking for love and livelihood. Dishonorably discharged from the army as “temperamentally unfit,” Doinel briskly mows through a succession of odd jobs—TV repairman, hotel night clerk, detective—and discovers he’s...   More >

Monday, July 8, 2019

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program Online Information Session

Information Session | July 8 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with one-on-one advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

  Register online

Space for Education: Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers – Panel event organized conjointly by the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office in San Francisco and UC Berkeley Extension

Panel Discussion | July 8 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608 -609

 Diana Wu, Dean of UC Berkeley Extension, UC Berkeley Extension

 Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister of Luxembourg – Minister of Economy – Minister of Health, Luxembourg Government

 Dr. Simon Pete Worden, Executive Director, Breakthrough Initiatives; former Director of NASA Ames Research Center, Breakthrough Initiatives

 UC Berkeley Extension, Grand Duche of Luxembourg - Trade and Investment Office in San Francisco

The Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office in San Francisco and UC Berkeley Extension are thrilled to invite you to a unique panel discussion on July 8, 2019:
Space for Education: Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers.

  Register online

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

NGSS High School Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | July 9 – 10, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | TBD Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Be part of this exciting opportunity bringing California high school teachers of Chemistry in the Earth System together for the purpose of building expertise, working with course development tools, and sharing exemplary instructional materials.

 Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register online or or by emailing Lynn Barakos at lbarakos@berkeley.edu by June 1.

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

Leading Change: BPM 207

Workshop | July 9 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Kathy Mendonca; Craig Mielcarski

 Human Resources

The content provides the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully lead a team through a change initiative.

July Open Berkeley Site Builder Training

Workshop | July 9 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | 104A Banway Building

 2111 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Information Services and Technology (IST)

Open Berkeley Site Builder Training sessions cover the fundamentals of the Open Berkeley turnkey website solution.

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

FULL: Intoxicating Plants Tour

Tour/Open House | July 9 | 1-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a leisurely stroll through the Garden to learn about the plants people have used to heal pain, cause pain, bring about pleasure, celebrate the sacred, and symbolize faith. Cultures from around the world will be represented.

Free with Garden admission, no pre-registration required.

Free with Garden Admission

 This walk is FULL. Please consider our 8/13 walk.

Exiled: America’s Deported Veterans: Documentaries at Doe

Film - Documentary | July 9 | 3-4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Library

Two US military veterans, who were willing to die for their adopted country are deported to Mexico where they cannot get the treatment they need for PTSD. This short film tells the story of their fight to return to the US and their fight to raise awareness about the deported veteran issue.

Exiled: America’s Deported Veterans

Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Handmade Moments + Indianna Hale

Performing Arts - Music | July 9 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Handmade Moments; Indianna Hale

 Botanical Garden

Ornate instrumentation details the bedrock of Handmade Moments’ simple yet sophisticated songcraft, and endearing, intoxicating personality. Indianna Hale is a singer songwriter/multi-instrumentalist based in San Francisco, making vocal driven, melodic psychedelic folk rock music with her band.

General $26 / UCBG Members $24 / Youth (5 - 17) $12

  Buy tickets online

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | July 10 – 13, 2019 every day |  The California Endowment- Oakland

 2000 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Over 20 national and international experts

 The California Endowment

This international event provides an inter-disciplinary applied research platform for migration and global health, which includes public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Who should attend: researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with or interested in migrant communities.

$190 Students, before June 14, $390 General public, before June 14

  Register online

NGSS High School Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | July 9 – 10, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | TBD Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Be part of this exciting opportunity bringing California high school teachers of Chemistry in the Earth System together for the purpose of building expertise, working with course development tools, and sharing exemplary instructional materials.

 Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register online or or by emailing Lynn Barakos at lbarakos@berkeley.edu by June 1.

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

Golden Bear Advising: Intro to Study Abroad for Freshmen and Transfer Students

Information Session | July 10 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Online

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Plan early and strategically in order to make the most of your time at Cal!

Learn how you can study abroad at Berkeley while gaining credit toward your degree. This online information session will cover the types of programs available, financial aid, and steps to apply.

Register here: https://my.demio.com/ref/024bZi7CnrMyo5Gf

Caregiver Stress: Competing Demands and Finances (BEUHS107)

Workshop | July 10 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Maureen Kelly, ED.D., LCSW, Elder Care Program, Be Well @ Work

 Be Well at Work - Elder Care Program

This workshop will focus on the stressors associated with caregiving, including competing demands, such as work, family and personal, as well as finances for care. Strategies for self-care will be shared.

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Macbeth

Film - Feature | July 10 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Welles’s ambition in Macbeth was to restore Shakespeare’s tragedy to its roots in Scottish legend; his achievement is an experimental fusion of the Bard and the B picture. The film establishes authenticity not in its settings but in its tone and mood, creating a world infused with witchcraft and portent. It includes a number of eye-opening stylistic flourishes, including a single take that...   More >

Thursday, July 11, 2019

14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | July 10 – 13, 2019 every day |  The California Endowment- Oakland

 2000 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Over 20 national and international experts

 The California Endowment

This international event provides an inter-disciplinary applied research platform for migration and global health, which includes public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Who should attend: researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with or interested in migrant communities.

$190 Students, before June 14, $390 General public, before June 14

  Register online

NGSS: Investigating Materials with Light

Seminar | July 11 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

NGSS Workshop for 4-8th Grade Teachers

At this NGSS-aligned workshop, teachers will build expertise in 3D classroom instruction and make connections to real-world science applications. Using classroom activities and the newly released Microscopes of Tomorrow app, we will connect NGSS concepts and practices to the work of imaging scientists in the STROBE research center.

Seminar participants...   More >

 Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register online by May 15.

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

EHS 403 RUA On-Boarding

Course | July 11 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall

 IB

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

New International Transfer Students: How to Manage Your Visa, Travel, and More! (Webinar - transfers only)

Information Session | July 11 | 1-2 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office and the Transfer Student Center are excited to welcome you to UC Berkeley! With your arrival quickly approaching, we will guide you through preparing to re-enter the United States, adjusting to life here at Cal, planning for your academic and post-graduation success, and finding wonderful resources...   More >

ADA and FMLA: BPM107

Workshop | July 11 | 1-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Theresa McLemore; Bianca Bowman-Waugh; Nicole Roces

 Human Resources

The content explains the laws, eligibility requirements, and rights and responsibilities related to ADA/FMLA. An overview is provided of: the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), Pregnancy Disability Leave, and the Interactive Process of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and information is provided about how each of these interacts with the others.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

SOLD OUT: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Pre-Bastille Day Fete

Performing Arts - Music | July 11 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Le Jazz Hot; Fabrice Martinez Gypsy Jazz Trio

 Botanical Garden

Join the UC Botanical Garden for our annual celebration of Bastille Day with cocktails, sweet French bites, and swinging French music. Peruse our silent auction of unique French-themed items. All this while supporting the Botanical Garden and our mission of conservation, education and research. C’est magnifique!

General $55 / UCBG Members $50 / Youth (5 - 17) $40

 SOLD OUT.

La réligieuse: (The Nun)

Film - Feature | July 11 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Banned for two years in France for its supposedly excessive attack on the Church, Rivette’s adaptation of Denis Diderot’s famous novel of eighteenth-century convent life became a cause célèbre. Anna Karina plays a young woman, Suzanne, whose parents force her to enter a convent. The institution proves prisonlike and on a deeper level of individual repression, is revealed as an arena for sexual...   More >

A Hard Day's Night: Free Outdoor Screening!

Film - Feature | July 11 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“Though the motive behind A Hard Day’s Night was simply to generate new records, it turned out to be an extraordinarily original amalgamation of virtually all previous forms of rock ’n’ roll film. The combination of the Beatles’ music, Lester’s use of techniques associated with cinéma vérité and the French New Wave in a hybrid documentary/fictional form, and the photographer and editor’s...   More >

Astronomy Night at UC Berkeley

Lecture | July 11 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall

 Dan Kasen, UC Berkeley

 Department of Astronomy

The July 2019 installment of our Astro Night series is coming up on July 11. Berkeley professor Dan Kasen will tell us about astronomical transients -- astrophysical fireworks. He'll talk about stellar deaths and afterlives, and what they can tell us about extreme realms of physics.

Friday, July 12, 2019

14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | July 10 – 13, 2019 every day |  The California Endowment- Oakland

 2000 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Over 20 national and international experts

 The California Endowment

This international event provides an inter-disciplinary applied research platform for migration and global health, which includes public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Who should attend: researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with or interested in migrant communities.

$190 Students, before June 14, $390 General public, before June 14

  Register online

Berkeley Law Finance Bootcamp (Executive Education)

Conference/Symposium | July 12 – 13, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Berkeley Law Executive Education

Berkeley Law Finance Bootcamp is a one and a half-day program focused on the nuts and bolts of financial information analysis and corporate valuation for practicing attorneys.

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

Global Ethnobotany Class with Kathleen Harrison

Course | July 12 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison will share wide-ranging botany and history, with hands-on examples, images and stories about plant and mushroom uses from around the globe. A 4-part series, 1 day/month for 4 months. Learn about human uses of plants around the world. Observe cross-cultural patterns of traditional knowledge and practice in relationship to nature.

$350 / $325 UCBG Members Ticket price is for all sessions of this four-part class; classes can not be registered for individually

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum

Meeting | July 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

The 'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum is a forum for open inquiry and discussion about a wide range of recurring data science fundamentals, including information, uncertainty, entropy, bits, probability, machine learning, generalization, and others. All interested members of the UC Berkeley, UCSF, LBL and LLNL communities are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Higher Education Researchers Workgroup: Workshop: Higher Education Researchers Workgroup

Meeting | July 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Evans Hall, CSHE Conference Room, 768 | Note change in date

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

The goal of this new group is to bring together qualitative and quantitative higher education researchers working on issues at Berkeley.

  RSVP by emailing Anne Maclachlan at maclach@berkeley.edu

Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar: Quantum vs. Optical Annealing: Benchmarking the Coherent Ising > Machine and D-Wave

Seminar | July 12 | 1-2 p.m. | Cory Hall, The Hogan Room, 521

 Ryan Hamerly, Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

We propose that the performance penalty stems from the sparse connectivity of the QA and the resulting embedding overhead, which provides strong experimental support for efforts to increase the connectivity of quantum annealers.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

The Strange Case of Angelica

Film - Feature | July 12 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A photographer falls in love with a young woman whose postmortem portrait he has been summoned to take in this film “hovering somewhere between ghost story and fairy tale, . . . a beguiling meditation on the ontological and illusionist powers of cinema. . . . [It] recovers and unsettles the photographic roots of cinematic art in the figure of the photographer, the man with the...   More >

The Woman in the Window

Film - Feature | July 12 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In Lang’s crisply directed thriller, a mild flirtation draws a college professor into a hopelessly tangled web of blackmail and murder. The story mirrors the harsh geometry and stringent fatalism of Lang’s visual style—as Tom Kemper wrote, “everything that stimulates our dark attraction to the noir genre: the claustrophobic urban studio sets, the wide-awake camerawork, the restless shadows, the...   More >

Saturday, July 13, 2019

14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | July 10 – 13, 2019 every day |  The California Endowment- Oakland

 2000 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Over 20 national and international experts

 The California Endowment

This international event provides an inter-disciplinary applied research platform for migration and global health, which includes public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Who should attend: researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with or interested in migrant communities.

$190 Students, before June 14, $390 General public, before June 14

  Register online

Berkeley Law Finance Bootcamp (Executive Education)

Conference/Symposium | July 12 – 13, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Berkeley Law Executive Education

Berkeley Law Finance Bootcamp is a one and a half-day program focused on the nuts and bolts of financial information analysis and corporate valuation for practicing attorneys.

Christ Stopped at Eboli: (Cristo si è fermato a Eboli)

Film - Feature | July 13 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In the mountain village of Gagliano, in the impoverished Lucania region of south-central Italy, a proverb reflects the unchanging nature of the inhabitants’ isolation: even Christ stopped at Eboli, the town at the bottom of the bare and craggy hill. In 1935 Carlo Levi, the leftist writer, physician, and painter, was banished by the Fascist government to three years’ exile in Gagliano. His...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Privilege

Film - Feature | July 13 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Concurrent with the Summer of Love and the utopian promise of the Monterey Pop Festival, Peter Watkins released his radically dystopian Privilege. Set in “Britain in the near future,” the film depicts the collusion of state and corporate forces to exploit the cathartic power of popular music. In this brave new world, fandom becomes a tool first to distract teens from political engagement and...   More >

Vulfpeck: with guest: Joey Dosik

Performing Arts - Music | July 13 | 6:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Vulfpeck is an American rhythm section founded in 2011, operating as a fully independent band with no label and no management. The band has released four EPs, four albums and a silent album.

  Buy tickets online

Rosenda

Film - Feature | July 13 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Recreating a provincial Michoacán village on a huge studio set, Bracho fused populist romance and melodrama with formal experimentation in this tale of an unusual love triangle in the midst of revolution. Abandoned by her roughhewn fiancé, a peasant woman (Rita Macedo) finds comfort with a local store owner (Fernando Soler), but soon her former lover returns, now as the head of a bandit army. In...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction

Exhibit - Painting | February 27 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Bringing together nearly seventy works spanning the entirety of the artist’s career, this exhibition presents a fresh and eye-opening examination of Hans Hofmann’s prolific and innovative artistic practice. Featuring paintings and works on paper from 1930 through the end of Hofmann’s life in 1966, the exhibition includes numerous masterworks from BAMPFA’s distinguished collection as well as many...   More >

Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer: The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?


Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,...   More >

About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging

Exhibit - Painting | May 17 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Featuring creations by black artists in the collections of BAMPFA and the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, this exhibition highlights works by Peter Bradley, Erica Deeman, Charles Gaines, Mildred Howard, Kamau Amu Patton, Raymond Saunders, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, and Fred Wilson, among others. Recognizing that museums have not been exempt from anti-black practices that exclude,...   More >

Art Wall: Carlos Amorales

Exhibit - Painting | March 27 – October 13, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this new commission for the BAMPFA Art Wall, entitled Ghost Demonstration, Amorales draws from the multiple histories of mural art in Mexico, the political demonstrations that occurred in Berkeley in the 1960s (as well as more recent events), and protests in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. In order to make this monumental mural, the artist used stencils of slogans from Berkeley protest...   More >

Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

Exhibit - Photography | March 27 – September 1, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This exhibition celebrates a major gift of photography, donated over a period of several years, from Berkeley collectors William Goodman and Victoria Belco in memory of their daughter Teresa Goodman. While the exhibition features some historical photographs, such as pictures by the early twentieth-century French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (most of whose work was made between the ages of...   More >