• Share the Love Gala & Auction

    Celebrate peace, love, and BAMPFA at our 2017 gala, May 2!

  • Clay Geerdes: Cockettes Go Shopping, 1972

    Clay Geerdes: Cockettes Go Shopping, 1972.

    Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia

    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

    Hippie Modernism: Cinema and Counterculture, 1964-1974

    Politically charged, aesthetically innovative filmmaking of the counterculture. February 7-May 20

  • Ninth Karmapa, Wangchung Dorje

    Buddhist Art from the Roof of the World

    These rare works from the BAMPFA collection shed light on the esteemed value placed on the teacher within Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Through May 7.

  • Inspire & Ignite

    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.

  • People enjoying dinner at Babette cafe

    Film to Table

    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.

  • Art Lab

    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.

  • Free First Thursdays

    Visit the BAMPFA galleries with no admission charge the first Thursday of each month.  

In Person

Jordenö and Gerostathopoulos discuss Kiki, a film the New York Times described as "an indelible, must-see ode to gay New York." 

Catherine Ryan & Gary Weimberg

  • Apr 22, 2 PM
  • Apr 28, 4 PM

Codirectors Ryan and Weimberg introduce their film My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life and Science of Dr. Marian Diamond.

Guetty Felin

  • Apr 28, 7:30 PM

Haitian-born filmmaker Guetty Felin introduces the gorgeous Ayiti Mon Amour, a film she describes as "a love poem to my native land."

An award-winning filmmaker, producer, film archivist and restorer, Dungarpur facilitated the restoration of Kalpana.

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