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  • Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective

    On view—The largest exhibition Tompkins’s work to date, revealing her as a brilliantly inventive quiltmaker and an artist of stunning variety, depth, and impact.

    Rosie Lee Tompkins: Three Sixes, 1996; quilted by Irene Bankhead, 1996; polyester double knit, linen-weave cotton or polyester, cotton, rayon, and cotton muslin backing; 96 × 96 in.; BAMPFA, bequest of the Eli Leon Living Trust. Reproduced courtesy of the Estate of Effie Mae Howard. Photo: Ben Blackwell./p>

  • Black Life: Stephanie Hewett

    Saturday, February 22—The artist performs (E)cho Queue, which aims to reclaim the inextricable connection between techno music and black life.

  • Romanian Cinema—Soldiers: A Story from Ferentari

    Sunday, February 23—A gay, Romany Romeo and Juliet, Soldiers offers “Romanian social realism with an ethnographic edge” (Screen Daily)

  • BAMPFA Gala—Felliniesque

    Tuesday, March 10—Join us in San Francisco at The Hibernia for a celebration of the grandissimo Federico Fellini among artists, filmmakers, and friends of BAMPFA.

In Person

Rodney Leon

Tuesday, February 18
12 PM

Lecture on black public art

Elaine Yau

Wednesday, February 19
12 PM

Curator’s talk on Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective

Film Historian Russell Merritt

Wednesday, February 19
3:10 PM

Lecture on Fellini’s I vitelloni

Cal Student Curators

Friday, February 21
12 PM

Presenting gallery talks on Lands of Promise and Peril

Black Life: Stephanie Hewett

Saturday, February 22
4 PM

Performing (E)cho Queue

Film Historian Russell Merritt

Wednesday, February 26
3:10 PM

Lecture on Fellini’s La strada

Susan Straight

Thursday, February 27
5 PM

Reading from her new book In the Country of Women

On View