Sunday, January 27, 2019
Workshop | January 27 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)
This class focuses on the explosive and subtle sacred expressions of the Orisha (Yoruba deities). Barrosos class offers students a strong understanding of polyrhythm and the kinesthetic distinctions of Afro-Cuban traditional dances, rhythms, and movements. All levels welcome. Live drumming!
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
Workshop | January 27 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
Join your child on a trip to the classroom and discover the knowledge and tools you will need to help them succeed in mathematics.
In this workshop, we will help you develop strategies for working with your child as they learn math in a deeper, more connected way. At the same time, your elementary school child will be engaged in fun math activities. You'll meet back up with your child to... More >
Film - Feature | January 27 | 2 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A commercial artist, Frank Stauffacher started the groundbreaking Art in Cinema series of experimental and independent film at the San Francisco Museum of Art (now SFMOMA) in 1946 to help foster a community of adventurous cinemagoers. The series also encouraged a number of local artists to begin making films, and by 1948, Stauffacher too had picked up a camera, first photographing two films for... More >
Performing Arts - Music | January 27 | 3-5 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Nicola Benedett, Alexei Grynyuk, Cal Performances
Bach/Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1004
Prokofiev/Sonata No. 2 in D Major for Violin and Piano, Op. 94a
Wynton Marsalis/New Work for solo violin (West Coast Premiere)
R. Strauss/Sonata in E-flat Major for Violin and Piano, Op. 18
$48-86 (prices subject to change)
Film - Feature | January 27 | 4 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Subtle modulations of emotion and the search for meaning in the face of adversity, themes that recur throughout Hansen-Løves films, are particularly well expressed in her semiautobiographical masterpiece Goodbye First Love. The nuanced coming-of-age story focuses on a young woman, Camille (Lola Créton), and the effects of an enduring teenage love affair. Camilles frustrated commitment to her... More >
Film - Feature | January 27 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Masahiro Shinodas first film for Japans avant-garde Art Theatre Guild, Double Suicide strikingly reinterprets Monzaemon Chikamatsus famed 1720 bunraku puppet play involving the doomed love between a married paper-shop owner and a courtesan; here, its not just the play that is presented, but the entire presentation of the play. We begin with the kurogo (men dressed in black who traditionally... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 17, 2018 – February 28, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
Art for the Asking: 60 Years of the Graphic Arts Loan Collection at the Morrison Library will be up in Doe Librarys Brown Gallery until March 1st, 2019. This exhibition celebrates 60 years of the Graphic Arts Loan Collection, and includes prints in the collection that have not been seen in 20 years, as well as prints that are now owned by the Berkeley Art Museum. There are also cases dedicated... More >
Exhibit - Painting | October 3, 2018 – May 26, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Featuring works by internationally renowned contemporary Tibetan artists alongside rare historical pieces, this exhibition highlights the ways these artists explore the infinite possibilities of visual forms to reflect their transcultural, multilingual, and translocal lives. Though living and working in different geographical areasLhasa, Dharamsala, Kathmandu, New York, and the Bay Areathe... More >
Exhibit - Painting | October 17, 2018 – January 27, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The paintings of Harvey Quaytman (19372002) are distinct for their novel explorations of shape, drawing, texture, geometric pattern, and color application. While his works display a rigorous experimentation with formalism and materiality, they are simultaneously invested with rich undertones of sensuality, complexity, and humor. This new retrospective exhibition charts the trajectory of... More >
Exhibit - Painting | November 7, 2018 – March 3, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In the early twentieth century, inspired by modern science such as Albert Einsteins theory of relativity, an emerging avant-garde movement sought to expand the dimensionality of modern art, engaging with theoretical concepts of time and space to advance bold new forms of creative expression. Dimensionism: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein illuminates the remarkable connections between the... More >
Exhibit - Painting | August 15, 2018 – March 3, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The 1960s architectural phenomenon Supergraphicsa mix of Swiss Modernism and West Coast Popwas pioneered by San Franciscobased artist, graphic and landscape designer, and writer Barbara Stauffacher Solomon. Stauffacher Solomon, a UC Berkeley alumna, is creating new Supergraphics for BAMPFAs Art Wall. Land(e)scape 2018 is the fifth in a series of temporary, site-specific works commissioned for... More >
Exhibit - Painting | December 12, 2018 – April 14, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
BAMPFA's Japanese art collection began in 1919 with a remarkable donation of more than a thousand woodblock prints from the estate of UC Berkeley Professor of English William Dallam Armes. This exhibition features a selection of these exceptional prints, as well as hanging scroll paintings, screens, lacquerware, and ceramics that have entered the collection over the century since this... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | December 12, 2018 – March 24, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Arthur Jafa is an artist, director, editor, and award-winning cinematographer whose poignant work expands the concept of black cinema while exploring African American experience and race relations in everyday life. He has stated, I have a very simple mantra and its this: I want to make black cinema with the power, beauty, and alienation of black music. In his renowned work Love Is The Message,... More >
Exhibit - Photography | January 9 – March 31, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The exuberance, romance, and beauty of dance are central themes in this exhibition of historical and contemporary works from BAMPFAs collection. The selection is wide ranging, including prints, drawings, and photographs from the United States, Europe, and Asia. Among the highlights are two classic photographs of José Limón and Martha Graham by Barbara Morgan; George Bellowss raucous image Dance... More >
Exhibit - Sculpture | January 9 – April 28, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Masako Miki was born in Japan but has made the Bay Area, and Berkeley in particular, her home for more than twenty years. In her work she remains close to her ancestral traditions, especially those that arise from her association with Buddhist and Shinto beliefs and practices, as well as traditional Japanese folklore. Her current work, she says, is inspired by the idea of animism from the Shinto... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | November 17, 2018 – May 18, 2019 every day | Lawrence Hall of Science
You don't have to be a pro to know that math and science can help improve your game. In our exhibit, Well Played!, you can experiment with force, angles, and trajectory to get the highest scores you can with classic arcade games such as Skeeball, Pinball, and Basketball.
Want to improve your score? Try our interactive exhibits on the math and science behind force and trajectory, and then head... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | January 15 – May 17, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
This exhibition of artists books centers on ideas about the built environment, curated by Berkeley-based book artist Julie Chen for CEDs Environmental Design Library.
Join us for the 10th annual Plants Illustrated exhibit of botanical art in the Gardens lovely Julia Morgan Hall. This year, the members of the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists are presenting the theme of Plants + People in this special exhibition titled Celebrating Ethnobotany.