Celebrate peace, love, and BAMPFA at our 2017 gala, May 2!
Clay Geerdes: Cockettes Go Shopping, 1972.
Radical art. DIY architecture. Experimental design. Fifty years after the Summer of Love, the counterculture's legacy is as provocative as ever. Through May 21.
Gimme Shelter, 1971
Politically charged, aesthetically innovative filmmaking of the counterculture. February 7-May 20
These rare works from the BAMPFA collection shed light on the esteemed value placed on the teacher within Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Through May 7.
BAMPFA is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. We aim to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue through art and film.
Outstanding cinema and four-course chef's dinners—we're taking dinner-and-a-movie to a whole new level. March 24, April 1, April 29.
Creative, hands-on art projects for all ages with a focus on drawing, collage, prints, and books. Drop-in hours are Thursday and Friday starting at 4 PM and all day Saturday and Sunday.
Visit the BAMPFA galleries with no admission charge the first Thursday of each month.
Outstanding cinema from Africa and the African diasporaMarch 9–April 28, 2017
Large-scale photographs that challenge initial assumptionsMarch 8–June 11, 2017
Language as artistic mediumMarch 1–October 1, 2017
Radical art. DIY architecture. Experimental design. As relevant today as it was fifty years ago.February 8–May 21, 2017
The poetics of reading poems and seeing paintingsJanuary 18–April 30, 2017
Rare works that convey esteem for the teacher within Tibetan Buddhist traditionDecember 14, 2016–May 7, 2017
BAMPFA comes alive on the night of each full moon
Family Fare, Movie Matinees, Roundtable Reading, and more!Ongoing