Way Bay 2

June 13–September 2, 2018

A fresh iteration of our innovative exhibition exploring the creative energies that have emerged from the Bay Area over the past two centuries.

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  • Conrad Ruiz: Overload, 2009; watercolor on canvas; 77 x 110 in.; BAMPFA, gift of the artist and Neil LeDoux.

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Past Events

  • Sunday, September 2, 2 PM

    Performance: Wavy Gravy

    Combining performance and oral history, Berkeley-based hippie icon Wavy Gravy shares his unique experience of living a life of creative activism in the Bay Area, always with fun as a ruling factor.

  • Sunday, August 26, 12 PM

    Feral Fabric with Amanda Walters and Paulina Berczynski

    Make back patches and a communal banner in this workshop with artists Amanda Walters and Paulina Berczynski. Discover how undomesticated cloth can be!

    Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

  • Saturday, August 4, 12 PM

    1+1=11: Risograph Workshop with Tim Belonax

    Join local designer and educator Tim Belonax to create Risograph-printed postcards in response to Way Bay 2.

    Programmed by Denise Kan

  • Saturday, July 21, 1 PM

    Seeing & Reading: Graphic Design Workshop with Mary Banas

    Create a collaborative book based on poetry and imagery from Way Bay 2 in this workshop led by designer Mary Banas.

    Programmed by Denise Kan

  • Sunday, July 15, 2 PM

    Monuments and Ruins: Sculpture Workshop with Maryam Yousif and Nick Makanna

    Explore the construction of identity, history, and nationhood through the lens of architectural monuments and ruins in this workshop with artists Maryam Yousif and Nick Makanna.

    Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

  • Saturday, July 14, 11:30–1 PM or 1–2:30 PM

    Gallery + Studio: Inside Out and Outside In

    Explore biomorphic forms and fictional characters in Way Bay 2, then create your own colorful sculpture.

    For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • Saturday, June 30, 1:30 PM

    Way Bay Days: Tom di Maria, Sandra Phillips, Keith Wilson, Brett Goodroad, Terry Cannon

    Five speakers take on five Bay Area artists: Judith Scott, Lew Thomas, Frank Moore, Fred Martin, and Sara Kathryn Arledge.

  • Friday, June 15, 6 PM

    Dig, Sift, Soak: Clay as a Pigment with Mutual Stores

    Learn about clay—both as a flexible artistic medium and as a resource that surrounds us in the local landscape—in this workshop with the Mutual Stores artist collective.

    Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

  • Thursday, June 14, 7:30 PM

    Reading: Dick Evans

    Photographer Dick Evans introduces and signs his new book of photographs of San Francisco’s Mission District that focus on its quintessential art form, the community mural.

  • Quilt by Rosie Lee Tompkins
    Selected Sundays, Wednesdays, and Free First Thursdays

    Guided Tours: Way Bay 2

    Explore the works on view in Way Bay 2 with tours led by UC Berkeley graduate students.