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  • Curator Julia White leads a gallery talk

    Gallery Talks, Lectures & Discussions 2018

    Ongoing

    Artists, curators, scholars, and others share their insights on BAMPFA exhibitions, the arts, and other cultural topics.

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  • Arts + Design Wednesdays @ BAMPFA

    January 24–April 25, 2018

    Experiment and Exploration

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  • Arts + Design Thursdays @ BAMPFA Fall 2018

    August 30–November 15, 2018

    Creativity, Migration, Transformation

    This lecture series explores connections among creative works, the experiences of migration, and the possibilities of personal and social transformation.

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  • Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA: Fact and Fiction

    September 10, 2018–April 29, 2019

    Distinguished speakers bring new approaches to age-old questions: How do we distinguish fact from fiction, the real from the artificial, truth from lies?

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  • Gallery Talks, Lectures & Discussions 2019

    Ongoing

    Artists, curators, scholars, and others share their insights on BAMPFA exhibitions, the arts, and other cultural topics.

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  • Guided Tours 2019

    Ongoing

    Get a deeper look at the artworks on view by joining an expert-led tour.

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  • Manik Khan

    Full 2019

    Ongoing

    Explore the BAMPFA galleries and discover exciting performances in our dramatic space on the night of each full moon.

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  • Black Life 2019

    Ongoing

    Experience the vitality and range of cultural production in the African diaspora through this exciting, multidisciplinary event series.

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  • Workshops 2019

    Ongoing

    From hands-on art making to storytelling and performance, our workshops will inspire your creativity, engage your senses, and expand your ideas.

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  • Readings 2019

    Ongoing

    Meet the authors of new books and hear poets and other literary lights read their work.

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  • Family Events 2019

    Ongoing

    Hands-on activities, participatory readings, performances, movie matinees, and more events designed for kids and their families.

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  • Film to Table Dinners at Babette 2019

    Ongoing

    Delectable dinners following screenings of the films that inspired them

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  • Art laid out for a Five Tables viewing at BAMPFA

    Five Tables 2019

    Ongoing

    Drop by our art study centers on Free First Thursdays for an up-close look at treasures from the BAMPFA collection.

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  • Arts + Design Thursdays @ BAMPFA

    January 24–April 25, 2019

    Creativity, Migration, Transformation

    Presenters from a diverse range of cultural and creative backgrounds explore the specific and metaphoric connections between creative action and the possibility of personal, cultural, and social transformation.

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  • March Member Appreciation Month 2019

    March 1–31, 2019

    A full month of members-only events and discounts celebrating you, BAMPFA members!

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  • Arts + Design Thursdays @ BAMPFA: Responsible Design from Bits to...

    August 29–November 21, 2019

    This lecture series examines the role of the designer in articulating new methods connecting the conceptual knowledge for asking why with technical skills for asking how.

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  • Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA: Equity and Democracy

    September 9, 2019–April 13, 2020

    Join Berkeley Arts + Design and dozens of UC Berkeley campus organizations every Monday as we explore the connections among creative practice, social movements, and the strategic research of our public university.

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  • Readings 2020

    Ongoing

    Meet the authors of new books and hear poets and other literary lights read their work.

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  • Guided Tours 2020

    Ongoing

    Get a deeper look at the artworks on view by joining an expert-led tour.

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  • Full 2020

    Ongoing

    Explore the BAMPFA galleries and discover exciting performances in our dramatic space on the night of each full moon.

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  • Film to Table Dinners at Babette 2020

    Ongoing

    Delectable dinners following screenings of the films that inspired them

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  • Family Events 2020

    Ongoing

    Hands-on activities, participatory readings, performances, movie matinees, and more events designed for kids and their families.

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  • Performances 2020

    Ongoing

    Music, dance, and other creative actions bring the BAMPFA space to life.

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  • Readings

    Ongoing

    Meet the authors of new books and hear poets and other literary lights read their work.

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  • Gallery Talks, Lectures & Discussions 2020

    Ongoing

    Artists, curators, scholars, and others share their insights on BAMPFA exhibitions, the arts, and other cultural topics.

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  • Five Tables

    Ongoing

    Drop by our art study centers on Free First Thursdays for an up-close look at treasures from the BAMPFA collection.

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  • Arts + Design Thursdays @ BAMPFA: Public Art and Belonging

    January 23–April 23, 2020

    This noon lecture series explores relationships between art and belonging, with a focus on race.

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  • Arts + Design Thursdays 2020

    September 3–December 3, 2020

    Visual Cultures: Aesthetics of the Digital

    This webinar series focuses on the creation, delivery, and interpretation of visual experiences, defined by physical, physiological, and social conditions, which together form visual cultures. Presenters reflect a diverse range of cultural and creative backgrounds.

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  • Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA

    September 14–November 30, 2020

    Together: Reinventing Politics, Reimagining Health

    This public lectures series is organized by the UC Berkeley Arts + Design Initiative and cocurated by departments across campus. This year’s theme focuses on the aesthetics and politics of being “together,” online and offline—in educational contexts, civic contexts, and our... View

  • Arts + Design Mondays

    February 1–April 26, 2021

    Join a changing lineup of artists, scholars, and experts as they share perspectives on timely topics. 

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  • Arts + Design Thursdays

    January 28–April 29, 2021

    Time-based Media Art

    Join a changing lineup of media artists, curators, and thinkers as they explore the history and future of time-based media art.

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