Luddy, the co-founder of the Telluride Film Festival and a quiet but influential force in the film world, died last month at age 79.
Jay Caspian Kang and Khiara Bridges headline Berkeleyside’s first Idea Makers evening
Held at BAMPFA in downtown Berkeley, the event marked Berkeleyside’s return to live events after a COVID-enforced hiatus.
Alison Knowles, who finds the art in tuna and dust, has retrospective at BAMPFA￼
The Berkeley art museum is celebrating Knowles’ playful, experimental practice with a career-spanning exhibition on view through February.
Berkeley filmmaker’s documentary career has covered the saga of Korean adoptees
Deann Borshay Liem began her career exploring the mystery of her own identity. In ‘Geographies of Kinship, her latest film, she’s looking to place personal stories “within a broader historical phenomenon.”
‘Pencils are my weapons’: Lava Thomas tackles lack of art by Black women in BAMPFA collection
The Berkeley artist was asked to sort through the museum’s holdings for a new show. She sought a way to hang erasure on the walls.
New bioresearch hub is sculpted from UC Berkeley’s brutalist former art museum
The Bakar BioEnginuity Hub will open in February 2022 in the bunker-like concrete building on Bancroft Way, once home to the Berkeley Art Museum.
Pianist Sarah Cahill to celebrate 50 years of female composers at Mills College show
Sarah Cahill’s “Future is Female” concert this Saturday is a prelude of sorts to a “communal feminist immersive listening experience” planned Dec. 18 at BAMPFA.
New BAMPFA chief curator returns to Berkeley
Christina Yang returns to the city, where she found her love for the arts as an intern at the museum in the ’80s.
From hysteria to utopia: BAMPFA’s gutsy attempt to show the breadth of feminist art
The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive’s latest exhibition, “New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century,” explores evolving notions of feminism and gender.
BAMPFA show exploring half century of feminist art opens Saturday
The exhibition, one of the largest in the museum’s history, will present over 140 works by 76 artists and art collectives.
Berkeley’s Kay Sekimachi, 94, weaves her way to solo show at BAMPFA
Often referred to as a “weaver’s weaver,” the Berkeley fiber artist first learned her way around the loom while attending California College of the Arts and Crafts in the late 1940s. The show opens May 28.
BAMPFA reopens to the public
The Cal community and frontline workers can attend free preview days this Friday and Saturday.