BAMPFA continues to regularly update our COVID-19 policies to ensure the health and safety of all visitors and staff. Please check this page for the most current information prior to planning your visit.
Effective Saturday, May 7, face coverings will no longer be required for admission to BAMPFA, but we continue to strongly recommend that all visitors and staff wear masks at all times during their visit to the museum. N95 or KN95 masks are preferred. This new policy is consistent with current guidance from public health authorities at the City of Berkeley and UC Berkeley, and is subject to change based on current COVID-19 rates in our community. Additionally we will continue to require proof of vaccination for all events in the Barbro Osher Theater, including film screenings, through Sunday, May 29. Please refer to the below list of acceptable forms of vaccination verification* per the City of Berkeley’s Public Health Order, and note that most forms must be accompanied by a valid photo ID.Ages 12 and older:
Staff will check proof of vaccination before entry into the theater; expect short wait times and plan your arrival accordingly.
*Acceptable Proof of Full Vaccination
For the purposes of this policy, acceptable proof of full vaccination include only the following documentation indicating that at least two weeks have elapsed since a person received their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized (including emergency authorization) by the FDA or World Health Organization:
Unvaccinated individuals may be present as a result of exemptions, exceptions, fraudulent verification, or checker error. UC Berkeley does not promise or guarantee that all patrons or employees on site are vaccinated. No precautions eliminate the risk of exposure to COVID-19.