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Rosie Lee Tompkins: Untitled, 2005; quilted by Irene Bankhead, 2008; cotton, corduroy, rayon linen, polyester print, cotton terry, cotton embroidery, cotton bedding, and other fabrics with cotton muslin backing; 26 x 39 in.; BAMPFA, Bequest of the Eli Leon Living Trust. Reproduced courtesy of the Estate of Effie Mae Howard. Photo: Ben Blackwell.
Off the Shelves: Treasures from BAMPFA’s Film Library & Study Center highlights some of the rare treasures of BAMPFA’s Film Library & Study Center.Read More
June 25, 2020
Whether our doors are open or closed, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is a space for community. And right now, our community is wracked with pain as we bear witness to the racist murders of recent weeks.Read More
BAMPFA is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Theresa Hak Kyung Cha Fellowship, presented each year to three outstanding UC Berkeley students graduating from the Departments of Art Practice, Comparative Literature, and Ethnic Studies.Read More
Edie Fake: Affordable Housing for Trans Elders, 2019; courtesy of the artist and Western Exhibitions, Chicago. Photo: JKA Photography.
To help slow the spread of COVID-19, all of BAMPFA’s programs are paused and our building is temporarily closed. We miss our visitors and look forward to welcoming you back as soon as it’s safe to reopen our doors.Read More
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Kevin Consey, the former director of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive from 1999 to 2008 who spearheaded multiple building projects over a distinguished thirty-two-year career of museum leadership, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at his home in K
By Jason Sanders, BAMPFA Research AssociateRead More