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.
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.
Christina Yang returns to the city, where she found her love for the arts as an intern at the museum in the ’80s.
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.
The exhibition, one of the largest in the museum’s history, will present over 140 works by 76 artists and art collectives.
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.
The Cal community and frontline workers can attend free preview days this Friday and Saturday.
Visitors will be able to view the spectacular retrospective of the quilts of Rosie Lee Tompkins, an exhibit once scheduled to close in December.
‘Mr. Soul’ tells the story of Ellis Haizlip, a New York City-based dance producer and stage manager who hosted the extraordinary TV series ‘Soul!’ between 1968 and 1973.
The new director of the UC Berkeley-owned art museum replaces outgoing head Lawrence Rinder who stepped down earlier this year.
Also: Mick Jagger stars in a finely crafted slice of suspense opening this week, ‘The Burnt Orange Heresy,’ and ‘Brightness’ offers a magical realist examination of a father-son relationship.
The Berkeley show marks the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever presented of the work by this celebrated artist, one of the most inventive quilt makers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.