Hours & Admission

BAMPFA has reopened our galleries with limited capacity. Advance timed tickets are recommended.

Reserve Timed Tickets

We are pleased to welcome you back to the BAMPFA galleries. Please note our new hours, below, and review our new safety protocols before your visit.

Temporary Hours of Operation

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Friday 11 AM–5 PM 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday 11 AM–12 PM (Member Hour), 12–5 PM 11 AM–5 PM
Sunday 11 AM–5 PM 11 AM–5 PM
Monday–Thursday Closed Closed



Reserve Your Timed Ticket

All visitors are required to have a timed ticket to visit the BAMPFA galleries, including those who receive free admission as a member, youth, or affiliate of UC Berkeley.

Advance tickets are released for sale up to a month in advance. Tickets are available for timed entry between 11 AM and 4 PM. Please plan to arrive no earlier than ten minutes before your scheduled time. You will be asked to wait in line outside before entering. If you arrive more than fifteen minutes after your scheduled time, your reservation will be forfeited. Please bring a print-out of your ticket or show your confirmation email on your mobile device to expedite entry.

Reserve Timed Tickets

Gallery Admission

  • $10 General admission
  • FREE BAMPFA members; UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff; 18 & under; one adult per child 13 & under; and artists in the BAMPFA collection/MATRIX

Our visitor policies have been updated to reflect new safety measures. Please review them before arriving at BAMPFA at your party's entry time.

Plan Your Visit

Barbro Osher Theater

While the Barbro Osher Theater is closed, you can enjoy films selected by our curators in your own home. When you rent a screening through our website, you're supporting both filmmakers and BAMPFA during an especially challenging time for independent cinema. Rental prices vary, and have a multiday viewing window.

Browse Streaming Films