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Sunday, June 28, 2020
1 PM
Ulrike Ottinger,
Germany,
1990,
(188 mins)

All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

30th Anniversary Screening!

In this observational documentary filmed in Berlin and environs over the ten-day period leading up to the unification of the German currencies on July 1, 1990, Ottinger captures a city and a world on the brink of transition.
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2 PM–7 PM
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Thursday, July 2, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

4 PM
  • Art
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • In-Person
Thursday, July 2, 2020
4 PM
The Five Tables curators present artists whose works interrogate, subvert, and find promise in nontraditional conceptions of “news.”
This webinar makes use of Zoom video conferencing.
Series Five Tables
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2 PM–7 PM
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Friday, July 3, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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11 AM–7 PM
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Sunday, July 5, 2020
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020
5 PM
In conjunction with BAMPFA’s streaming presentation of John Lewis: Good Trouble, a new documentary on the life of the civil rights leader and congressman, join us for a live conversation and Q&A with director Dawn Porter and journalist Otis R. Taylor Jr.
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2 PM–7 PM
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Thursday, July 9, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

4 PM
Thursday, July 9, 2020
4 PM

Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $1,000 level and above

Join Curatorial Assistant Claire Frost for “It Is Something, It Is Nothing”, a discussion of Eva Hesse’s Test Pieces and Conceptual Art.
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2 PM–7 PM
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Friday, July 10, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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12:30 PM
Saturday, July 11, 2020
12:30 PM

For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)

Meet artist and educator Kaya Fortune on Zoom to look at exciting and colorful quilts by Rosie Lee Tompkins, then discover your own visual rhythms using materials easily found at home. 
Sign up from July 9 to July 10.
  • Kaya Fortune
    With artist
    Kaya Fortune is a Bay Area arts educator whose practice includes fashion design.
Series Family Events
2:30 PM
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  • Art
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Families
  • Free
Saturday, July 11, 2020
2:30 PM

Recommended for ages 8 and up

Read the beginning chapters of this affecting story about a dog and his boy, told from the dog’s point of view, then receive a copy of the book in the mail to finish at home.
Sign up for this event between July 9 and July 10.
  • Linda Artel
    Reading led by Linda Artel, former BAMPFA children’s film festival programmer
Series Family Events
2:30 PM–7 PM
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  • Families
Saturday, July 11, 2020
2:30 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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Sunday, July 12, 2020
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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Thursday, July 16, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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Friday, July 17, 2020
4–5 PM

All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

Take an intimate look at Rosie Lee Tompkins’s techniques and materials in an up-close viewing session on the museum’s lower level.
Included with admission
2 PM–7 PM
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Friday, July 17, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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11 AM–7 PM
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Saturday, July 18, 2020
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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11 AM–7 PM
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Sunday, July 19, 2020
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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Thursday, July 23, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

4 PM
  • Art
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • In-Person
  • Members
Thursday, July 23, 2020
4 PM

Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $1,000 level and above

Join Collections Engagement Associate and Academic Liaison Lynne Kimura for Yoshitoshi's Prints Up Close, a discussion of Brave Warriors and Fantastic Tales: The World According to Yoshitoshi, an exhibition of the exceptional prints from late in the career of the last great ukiyo-e print designer.
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12:30 PM
  • Activity
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  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Free
  • In-Person
  • Workshop
Friday, July 24, 2020
12:30 PM

Programmed by Alayna Tinney

Tap into the history of zines as vehicles for DIY underground storytelling, activism, and information sharing and learn to make your own in this Zoom workshop with artist Sydney Barnett.
Sign up to receive Zoom invitation on morning of July 24. Attendance may be limited and on a first-come-first-served basis.
Series Workshops
2 PM–7 PM
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Friday, July 24, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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All Day
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Film
  • Free
  • Members
Saturday, July 25, 2020
All Day
Luchino Visconti,
France, Italy,
1960,
(177 mins)

Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only!
Available July 25–26. Password required.

The lives of a southern Italian family who move to Milan mirror the transformation of postwar Italian society. Starring Alain Delon, the film has “the emotional sweep of a Verdi opera and the narrative density of a nineteenth-century novel” (New York Times).
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available July 25–26, 2020.
11 AM–7 PM
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  • Families
Saturday, July 25, 2020
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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All Day
  • BAMPFA from Home
  • Film
  • Free
  • Members
Sunday, July 26, 2020
All Day
Luchino Visconti,
France, Italy,
1960,
(177 mins)

Free streaming presentation for BAMPFA members only!
Available July 25–26. Password required.

The lives of a southern Italian family who move to Milan mirror the transformation of postwar Italian society. Starring Alain Delon, the film has “the emotional sweep of a Verdi opera and the narrative density of a nineteenth-century novel” (New York Times).
Free for BAMPFA members only. Password required.
Available July 25–26, 2020.
11 AM–7 PM
  • Activity
  • Art
  • Families
Sunday, July 26, 2020
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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Thursday, July 30, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

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Friday, July 31, 2020
2 PM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making

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11 AM–7 PM
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Saturday, August 1, 2020
11 AM–7 PM

Drop-in Art Making