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Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

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Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
Venue Type: Museum

east bay

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February 12th 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Edmund Campion on Iannis Xenakis’s Architectural Sketches and Musical Scores
Edmund Campion, Iannis Xenakis
February 12th - February 14th Cinema Mon Amour: Guy Maddin
Guy Maddin
February 7th - April 7th Point of Contact: Backstrap Weaving with Travis Meinolf
Travis Meinolf
February 5th - March 25th Love Exists: The Films of Maurice Pialat
Gerard Depardieu, Isabelle Huppert, Maurice Pialat
January 31st - May 29th Architecture of Life
David Chalmers Alesworth, Noriko Ambe, Yuri Ancarani, Ruth Asawa, George Ault, scientists Wilson Bentley, Lee Bontecou, Louise Bourgeois, Santiago Ramon y Cajal, James Castle, Marcel Duchamp, León Ferrari, Suzan Frecon, Buckminster Fuller, Brent Green, Ganesh Haloi, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Toyo Ito, Johannes Itten, Stephen Kaltenbach, Frederick Kiesler, Kimsooja, Paul and Marlene Kos, Fernand Léger, Otto Lehmann, Bernard Palissy, Avery Preesman, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Ben Rivers, A.G. Rizzoli, John Robson, Till Roeskens, Dieter Roth, Victor Schauberger, Hedda Sterne, Al Taylor, Rosie Lee Tompkins, James Whitney, John Whitney, and Lebbeus Woods, Iannis Xenakis, Qiu Zhijie
Apr, 2016 Thomas Laqueur on Gustave Caillebotte’s Le Pont de l’Europe
Gustave Caillebotte, Thomas Laqueur
Apr, 2016 Sugata Ray on Ganesh Haloi's Gouaches
Ganesh Haloi, Sugata Ray
Apr, 2016 Full: Invent
Joel Davel, Paul Dresher, Laura Inserra, Edward Shocker
Apr, 2016 Chelsea Specht on Karl Blossfeldt’s Botanical Photographs
Karl Blossfeldt, Chelsea Specht
Apr, 2016 Meara O’Reilly: Alternative Music Notation and Perception
Meara O'Reilly
Apr, 2016 Susan Billy: The Pomo Basket
Susan Billy
Apr, 2016 Julia Bryan-Wilson on Ruth Asawa and Louise Bourgeois
Ruth Asawa, Louise Bourgeois, Julia Bryan-Wilson
Mar, 2016 SALTA Dance Collective: Pseudo, Anti, and Total Dance
SALTA Dance Collective
Mar, 2016 Full: Voice
Cornelius Cardew Choir, Julian Eastman, Richard Mix, Pamela Z
Mar, 2016 Hiroko Tamano: Four Direction Pray, a Spring Equinox Qijong Exercise
Hiroko Tamano
Mar, 2016 Claude Ghez on Gustave Caillebotte’s Le Pont de l’Europe: Perspective at Play
Gustave Caillebotte, Claude Ghez
Mar, 2016 Lawrence Rinder: Building and Metaphor: The New BAMPFA and Architecture of Life
Lawrence Rinder
Mar, 2016 Lauren Kroiz on Ad Reinhardt’s Abstract Painting
Lauren Kroiz, Ad Reinhardt
Mar, 2016 Free First Thursdays @ BAMPFA
Feb, 2016 Anna Halprin with Dohee Lee: Dance the RSVP Cycle Workshop
Anna Halprin, Dohee Lee
Feb, 2016 Patrick Kirch on Marshall Islands Navigational Charts
Patrick Kirch
Feb, 2016 Full: First
Luciano Chessa, Amy X Neuberg, Evan Ziporyn
Feb, 2016 Dan Feldman on Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s Drawings of Brain Structures
Santiago Ramon y Cajal, Dan Feldman
Feb, 2016 Jules Kliot with Erin Algeo: Lace in Architecture of Life
Erin Algeo, Jules Kliot
Wednesday - Sunday, 11am-9pm
$12 General Admission; $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons; Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian
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The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley, the nation’s leading public research university. Our mission is to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue through art and film, engaging audiences from the UC Berkeley campus, the Bay Area, and beyond. Each year BAMPFA presents more than fifteen art exhibitions, nearly four hundred film programs, and dozens of performances, as well as lectures, symposia, and tours.

The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive’s comprehensive collection—more than 19,000 works of art and 16,000 films and videos—is characterized by artistic excellence and innovation, intellectual exploration, and social commentary.

BAMPFA offers one of the most distinguished and provocative programs of art and film exhibitions in North America, reflecting the diverse interests of the University and Bay Area communities. Each year, we present and important temporary exhibitions that range from classical Asian art to challenging work by today’s artists. 
Our exhibition program includes installations that highlight the richness and scope of our collections, recent avant-garde work presented in the MATRIX Program, thematic exhibitions, artist retrospectives, and the annual UC Berkeley MFA exhibition. 

Each year, approximately 450 film screenings offer opportunities to discover and explore cinema from every film-producing country in the world. We present rare and rediscovered prints of movie classics, new and historic works by the world’s great film directors, restored silent films with live musical accompaniment, thematic retrospectives, and innovative works made by today’s film, video, and new media artists working in the areas of animation, documentary, experimental, and fiction film. Film screenings are often enlivened by in-person appearances by filmmakers, authors, critics, and scholars, who engage in discussion with audiences.


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