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
Alexander Calder: The Hawk for Peace, 1968; painted steel; 156 x 132 1/2 in.; BAMPFA, gift of Alexander Calder in memory of Kenneth Aurand Hayes. Photo: Benjamin Blackwell.
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) was recently awarded a prestigious Save America's Treasures grant in the amount of $109,576 to conserve and relocate a signature workRead More
Lawrence Rinder, the director and chief curator of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), announced today that he will leRead More
Clockwise from top left: We pay tribute to the groundbreaking career of auteur and activist Marlon Riggs, showcase the towering oeuvre of Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, and look back at the radical innovations of 1950s and ’60s British cinema.
The British are coming!Read More