Get Dancin’: Selections from the Collection

January 9–March 31, 2019

The exuberance, romance, and beauty of dance are central themes in this wide-ranging selection of works.

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  • Barbara Morgan: José Limón, Mexican Suite, Peón, 1944; gelatin silver print; 20 1/4 x 26 1/2 in.; BAMPFA, gift of Donald E. Houghton. © Barbara and Willard Morgan photographs and papers, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

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  • Thursday, March 21, 12 PM

    Gallery Talk: Kathryn Roszak on Get Dancin’

    Kathryn Roszak offers a dancer’s insights into Get Dancin’, focusing on images of dancers she especially admires.

  • Chhandam School of Kathak
    Tuesday, February 19, 7 PM

    Full: Chhandam School of Kathak

    Join us for an evening of kathak, a classical dance of northern India that tells stories through gesture, footwork, and meticulous facial expression.

    Programmed by Mahealani Uchiyama

  • Sunday, January 20, 7 PM

    Full: Hālau O Keikialiʻi

    Experience the rich Hawaiian cultural tradition of hula kahiko (ancient dance), which includes chant, traditional songs, and stories.

    Programmed by Mahealani Uchiyama

  • Friday, January 11, 6:30 PM

    Berkeley Ballet Theater

    An evening of new dance works by guest choreographers Raymond Ejiofor and Kylie Woodward-Sollesnes, inspired by the exhibition Get Dancin'.