Re-Assembling Our Public: Highlights from the 2017-2018 Academic Year

New leadership and a major anniversary. New staff, new courses, new website, new events… even some new pens! Now that the academic year has come to a close, we at Berkeley Arts + Design would like to take a moment to reflect and to extend our thanks to an incredible community of students, faculty, staff, and community partners.

Spring 2018 Archive: Arts + Design Wednesdays

Arts + Design Wednesdays @ BAMPFA: Experiment and Exploration

In order better to serve our students and public and to gauge audience, we will now ask you to reserve a your seats in advance.

Spring 2018: Experiment and Exploration

In order better to serve our students and public and to gauge audience, we will now ask you to reserve your seats in advance.

What is the role of public assembly in our current moment? And to what degree are new models necessary to respond artistically and technologically to our political climate?

Ronald Rael's Cabin of 3D Printed Curiosities Wins 3D Pioneers Challenge

The 3D-printed Cabin of Curiosities, an exploratory project led by College of Environmental Design associate professor of architecture 

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 “

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.

Spring 2018 Student Showcases

Experience the creative accomplishments and original research of Berkeley’s talented students in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literature, Film, Media, and Design.

FAST commends intersectionality through diversity of fashion in spring showcase

Aisles of antsy fashion hounds sported their best black-tie apparel with haute magazines and cellphone cameras in hand, decorating the expanse of Pauley Ballroom. Onstage, UC Berkeley’s Fashion and Student Trends, or FAST, introduced its 16th official fashion show, “INTERSECTION,” on Sunday.

An Interview with Creative Alum Eric McDougall

We caught up with Eric McDougall in anticipation of his Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA talk on Monday, April 23, 6:30pm to ask him about his creative and diverse experience as a student at UC Berkeley, design, art, and life.