December 14—The musician and programmer premieres a new algorithmic piece using his open source music software. Following the performance, roam our galleries until 9 PM.
New exhibition—Rarely seen paintings, prints, and objects from BAMPFA's Japanese Art Collection. Now screening: Japanese Film Classics from the BAMPFA Collection on 35mm.
Closes December 16—Don't miss your last chance to see these restorations and new acquisitions from BAMPFA's outstanding collection of European art.
Wednesday, December 12
The MATRIX artist and UC Berkeley professor talk about moving from the cinema screen to the gallery, the politics of aesthetics, and the turn toward “Afropessimism.”
Thursday, December 13
Take an expert tour of Ink, Paper, Silk with a visiting scholar from UC Berkeley’s Center for Japanese Studies.
Friday, December 14
Orcutt premieres his new piece The Truth About Tuning. With an opening performance by Voicehandler.
Saturday, December 15
A multimedia presentation on the intersection of blackness, comedy, the Internet, and politics.
Friday, December 21
PC Muñoz leads an all-star ensemble through a lovingly crafted reimagination of Carole King’s blockbuster album Tapestry.
Sunday, January 13
The Berkeley poet introduces the program of shorts, Hall of Mirrors: Four Films by Warren Sonbert.
Enchanting stop-motion films by a Czech puppeteer with the heart of a poet.December 1–19, 2018
Enthralling films by the essential director and his peers.December 7, 2018–February 23, 2019
The final installment in our yearlong celebration of the films of Ingmar Bergman features some of his greatest works.December 1–30, 2018
Survey the career of an unsung artist whose abstract experiments in form, texture, and color are formally rigorous and rich with sensuality and humor.October 17, 2018–January 27, 2019
Works by Man Ray, Isamu Noguchi, Pablo Picasso, Dorothea Tanning, Yves Tanguy, and others reveal connections between the scientific and artistic revolutions of the early twentieth century.November 7, 2018–March 3, 2019
BAMPFA’s outstanding collection of historical European art—including several important new acquisitions—is showcased in this exhibition, the culmination of a major research and conservation effort.September 19–December 16, 2018
A selection of works from BAMPFA's collections that utilize redacted text, spaces, and elements to both illustrate and obscure the precarious nature of truthSeptember 19–December 10, 2018
Contemporary works alongside the historical pieces that influence themOctober 3, 2018–May 26, 2019
A new, site-specific installation by the creator of the 1960s design phenomenon Supergraphics.August 15, 2018–March 3, 2019
Recent releases, restored classics, and special guests grace the Barbro Osher Theater.Ongoing