Once a month, our galleries come alive with experimental music and other impromptu happenings.
Architectures of Life Across UC Berkeley
In this UC Berkeley lecture course open to the public on selected Wednesdays, professors from different disciplines explore themes of BAMPFA's Architecture of Life exhibition.
The New BAMPFA
Four days of festivities to celebrate the opening of the new BAMPFA in downtown Berkeley.
Family Fare connects art viewing with art making in ways that engage both young people and their grown-ups.
Hands-on workshops & more
Guided exhibition tours led by UC Berkeley graduate students.
UC Berkeley professors from across campus offer immersive reads of works on view in Architecture of Life.
Tours of the UC Botanical Garden, home to 11,000 different plants, offer a close look at nature’s perfectly built architectural gems.
Ages 8 & up
Participatory reading for kids ages 8 & up.
Tours, hands-on activities, participatory readings, performances, and other events for children and their families.
Hands-on activities, participatory readings, performances, movie matinees and other events for children and their families.
Full Moon Performances
Hands-on workshops and more!
Delectable dinners following screenings of the films that inspired them.
This series of four Saturday afternoon forums brings together artists, scholars, and counterculture veterans to explore the contemporary relevance of the Bay Area hippie legacy.
Experience the vitality and range of cultural production in the African diaspora through this exciting, multidisciplinary event series.
Curation Across Disciplines
In this lecture series, some of the most innovative and incisive writers, artists, and scholars of our time consider what it means to curate today.
This lecture series asks: What is the role of public assembly in our current moment?
Experiment and Exploration
Creativity, Migration, Transformation
This lecture series explores connections among creative works, the experiences of migration, and the possibilities of personal and social transformation.