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In Person

Black Magic with Rashaad Newsome

Monday, April 22
6:30 PM

Arts + Design Mondays

2019 Les Blank Lecture: Susana de Sousa Dias

Wednesday, April 24
7 PM

With a screening of her film Luz obscura

Isabel Allende in Conversation with Caridad Svich

Thursday, April 25
12 PM

Arts + Design Thursdays: The House of the Spirits

Richard Peña

Friday, April 26
7 PM

Introducing a screening of Nelson Pereira dos Santos's Tent of Miracles

Lijin Collection Lecture: Clarissa von Spee

Saturday, April 27
2 PM

Wu Hufan, Victoria Contag, and C. C. Wang—A Passion for Paintings and a Lifelong Friendship

Namwali Serpell

Saturday, April 27
5:45 PM

With a screening of I Am Not a Witch, an African Film Festival selection

Black Life: Destiny Muhammad Trio

Sunday, April 28
4 PM

Jazz performance

Places in Space with Adam Savage & Nicholas de Monchaux

Monday, April 29
6:30 PM

Arts + Design Mondays

Lecture by Gian Luca Farinelli, Stephen Horne on live piano

Wednesday, May 1
3 PM

With a screening of the silent film Grand Tour Italiano, 1905–1914

Director Mark Freeman

Wednesday, May 1
7 PM

With a screening of his short film dancedance/REVOLUTION and African Film Festival selection The Fruitless Tree

Gallery Talk: John Zurier on Hans Hofmann

Thursday, May 2
12 PM

An artist's perspective on the exhibition

On View

  • Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction

    Spanning the entirety of the artist’s career, this exhibition presents a fresh and eye-opening examination of a prolific and innovative artistic practice.

    February 27–July 21, 2019
  • Looking: The Art of Frederick Hammersley

    Explore the extraordinary creativity of the artist in its full breadth, from painting and photography to computer art.

    April 10–June 23, 2019
  • Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

    Works by masters of the photographic form, with an emphasis on contemporary work from the Bay Area and around the world.

    March 27–September 1, 2019
  • Permanent Accusation: Art for Human Rights

    How can art can urge accountability for human rights in ways that the law cannot?

    April 10–June 30, 2019
  • In Focus: Hirokazu Kore-eda

    This lecture/screening series is a chance to explore the stylistically restrained yet psychologically probing work of one of the most acclaimed directors working today.

    March 13–April 24, 2019
  • Delphine Seyrig: Resistant Muse

    A tribute to an actress whose profound intelligence, professional expertise, and sublime beauty contributed to some of the most memorable films of the twentieth century

    March 8–April 27, 2019
  • Art Wall: Carlos Amorales

    This new commission invokes Mexican muralism, graffiti, and political protest, while reinforcing the importance of current social engagement.

    March 27–October 13, 2019
  • Remembering Nelson Pereira dos Santos

    Films by a founding member of Brazil’s Cinema Novo movement, who helped put the Global South on the cinematic map.

    March 15–May 8, 2019
  • African Film Festival 2019

    An annual selection of the best of both new African cinema and films of the black diaspora, including a two-film tribute to the great Bill Gunn.

    March 2–May 10, 2019
  • Painters Painting

    Inspired by BAMPFA’s Hans Hofmann retrospective, we screen a selection of exceptional films about painters and painting, from Van Gogh to Basquiat, Giotto to Joan Mitchell.

    March 1–April 28, 2019
  • Documentary Voices

    Our annual series of nonfiction films showcases inventive approaches to the documentary form.

    January 23–April 24, 2019
  • Masako Miki / MATRIX 273

    A magical installation inspired by Shinto beliefs and the shape-shifting beings of Japanese folklore.

    January 9–April 28, 2019
  • Boundless: Contemporary Tibetan Artists at Home and Abroad

    Contemporary works alongside the historical pieces that influence them

    October 3, 2018–May 26, 2019
  • Movie Matinees for All Ages

    Treat the family to an afternoon at the movies.