Daniel Higgs and Kyle Ranson: Morph Traits, 2007–2010.
A sweeping exploration of 200 years of Bay Area creative energies that's been called "thrilling," "exhilarating," "provocative," and "inspired." Come see for yourself.
Join the poets, musicians, performers, artists, dancers, makers, and creative thinkers who are fueling Bay Area creative culture right NOW.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: A Ble Wail, 1975; performance
View artworks and ephemera from the Cha archive at BAMPFA in dialogue with her best-known work, the artist's book Dictee.
Members receive free admission to exhibitions and many events, discounted film tickets, invitations to openings, and much more. It's your all-access pass to BAMPFA!
. . . how about a date night? BAMPFA is open til 9 Fridays and Saturdays.
Bring the family for Gallery + Studio workshops and Roundtable Reading the second Saturday of every month. 1 kid + 1 adult = free!
Bring home a beautiful book or compelling catalog from one of our current exhibitions. Available in the BAMPFA Store.
Visit the BAMPFA galleries with no admission charge the first Thursday of each month.
New works that embody the artist's longing for transcendence amid the ongoing deluge of negative media .February 14–April 29, 2018
Our yearlong celebration of the great director Ingmar Bergman begins with a legendary collaboration.February 1–24, 2018
View artworks and ephemera from the Cha archive at BAMPFA in dialogue with her best-known work, the artist's book Dictee.January 31–April 22, 2018
A sweeping exploration of two hundred years of Bay Area creative energies.January 17–June 3, 2018
An interactive installation based loosely on the 100 questions used to test aspiring US citizens.January 31–May 20, 2018
Works that interrogate film as a medium and ask what cinema’s social and cultural role is—or could be.January 20–April 1, 2018
An in-depth lecture/screening series exploring the work of the celebrated Soviet filmmaker in the context of his timesJanuary 17–April 25, 2018
Our annual doc series spotlights politically engaged works ranging from Colombia to Portugal to the Canadian North.January 17–April 18, 2018
This series presents Lupino's groundbreaking work as a director alongside her scintillating on-screen presence.January 13–February 24, 2018
The artist's first US commission presents vibrant, monumental portraits that draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.November 22, 2017–July 15, 2018
Recent releases, restored classics, and special guests grace the Barbro Osher Theater.Ongoing
Exquisite art from Tibet, Nepal, India, China, and MongoliaOctober 25, 2107–April 22, 2018
Memorial drawings honoring artists, writers, and diverse cultural figuresOctober 25, 2017–February 26, 2018