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Five Bay Area poets to help you celebrate pride

The BAMPFA museum-goer encounters one of the most compelling installations of “Way Bay” before even entering the exhibition proper.

When Matías Tarnopolsky steps down at the end of this month after nine years as executive and artistic director of Cal Performances in order to take the reins of the Philadelphia Orchestra, he’ll be leaving behind a lot of people who are sad to see him go.

Nicholas de Monchaux Awarded 2018 Graham Foundation Grant

Nicholas de Monchaux, an associate professor of architecture at the College of Environmental Design, was awarded a 2018 Graham Foundation Grant for a research project titled “

FRAY: Art and Textile Politics

Julia Bryan-Wilson
The University of Chicago Press
2018 Robert Motherwell Book Award Winner


Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle Appointed Assistant Professor of Painting

The UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice is excited to announce that internationally recognized artist ​Kenyatta A.C.

Asma Kazmi & Alum Lark VCR at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

We're thrilled to share that Asma Kazmi and alum Lark VCR will present in San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art's NextNew series, a biannual exhibition program of emerging artists and/or emerging art practices.

California is in the middle of an affordable-housing crisis that cities across the state are struggling to solve. College of Environmental Design alumnus Rick Holliday (M.C.P. ‘77), a longtime Bay Area real estate developer, thinks one answer lies in an old shipyard in Vallejo, about 40 minutes northeast of San Francisco.

Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Artist: Alicia McCarthy's 2017 SECA Award

Artist Alicia McCarthy, who got her MFA in art at UC Berkeley in 2007, had a big year in 2017.

Interim leaders named for Cal Performances

Chancellor Carol Christ today announced the selection of an interim director for Cal Performances, with this message to the UC Berkeley community:

Berkeley art patrons celebrate 10 years with Larry Rinder

At the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive gala in honor of its director, Larry Rinder, on May 17, a few little-known facts were gleaned: He loves dabbling in haiku and he loves his regular weekend rustication in Ukiah.