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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Garden Closed for Apples and Hops Event - Join us!

Miscellaneous | August 25 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Garden closed all day Saturday, August 25, for benefit fundraiser. Buy a ticket and join us for Apples & Hops Garden Festival!

Finding Well-Being and Happiness: Ling Rinpoche

Lecture | August 25 | 2-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, West Pauley Ballroom

 Ling Rinpoche, Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) Centers of the Bay Area

 Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) Centers of the Bay Area

In this public talk, “Finding Well-Being and Happiness,” His Eminence Ling Rinpoche will talk about the need for cultivating inner well-being and happiness, and methods to achieve these states. We will explore how our untamed minds can be transformed to bring about a cessation of suffering and cultivate the happiness we seek.

 Event is FREE and OPEN to the public; RSVPs are preferred at www.lingrinpochepublictalk2018.org by August 25. RSVP online by August 25.

Apples and Hops Festival + After Party Concert with Rogue Wave

Special Event | August 25 | 2-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us a fun filled afternoon in the Garden celebrating two favorite plants: apples and hops! Stay for the special after party concert with Rogue Wave in our Redwood Grove.

$125 Festival + Concert ticket / $75 Festival ticket only / $25 Youth (5- 17) Festival ticket only / Kids 5 and under free

 ONLINE TICKET SALES CLOSED - Call the kiosk to purchase tickets 510-642-7082. Limited number available at the door. Buy tickets by calling 510-664-7606

The Breadwinner

Film - Feature | August 25 | 3:30-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A beautifully animated feature-length drama based on the novel by Deborah Ellis, The Breadwinner is set in Afghanistan, circa 2001, where an eleven-year-old girl is forced to pretend she is a boy after her father is wrongfully imprisoned by the Taliban.


Performing Arts - Music | August 25 | 5-7 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for the last concert of the summer - a benefit show for our Education and Public Programs!

Beloved indie-rock extraordinaires!
Don't miss this intimate concert under towering redwoods in Berkeley Hills with one of the Bay Areas best bands!

$50 Concert Only Ticket, $125 Concert + Apples & Hops Festival all access

  Register online

La notte

Film - Feature | August 25 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

La notte takes place over one night, in one city, Milan. Still, Antonioni’s characters are pilgrims in strange lands and times—in L’eclisse, for instance, Alain Delon, in love, will say, “I feel like I’m in a foreign country.” In La notte, that foreign territory is a marriage of ten years being questioned for the first time.

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

“We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re in the Public Record!”: The LGBTQ Movement and Life as Seen Through Government Information

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – August 31, 2018 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery


This exhibit showcases selected documents pertaining to LGBTQ history and highlights aspects of LGBTQ life that have been impacted by actions of federal, state, and local governments.

Fiat Yuks: Cal Student Humor, Then and Now

Exhibit - Artifacts | October 13, 2017 – May 30, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, near Heyns Reading Room, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe

 Bancroft Library

Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students’ cartoons, jokes, and satire from throughout the years, selected from their humor magazines and other publications.

Art Wall: Barbara Stauffacher Solomon

Exhibit - Painting | August 15, 2018 – March 3, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The 1960s architectural phenomenon Supergraphics—a mix of Swiss Modernism and West Coast Pop—was pioneered by San Francisco–based artist, graphic and landscape designer, and writer Barbara Stauffacher Solomon. Stauffacher Solomon, a UC Berkeley alumna, is creating new Supergraphics for BAMPFA’s Art Wall. Land(e)scape 2018 is the fifth in a series of temporary, site-specific works commissioned for...   More >

Face to Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – December 9, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

For this Spring 2018 exhibit, entitled Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, the Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley freshmen have co-curated a global selection of objects that depict human faces in different ways. The exhibit asks: Why and how do crafting traditions of the world so often incorporate human faces, and how do people respond to those faces? Objects such as West African...   More >