UC Berkeley hosts hundreds of lectures, workshops, performances, tours, and exhibitions featuring talented students, faculty, and visiting artists, designer and scholars each week. Events are open to the campus community and general public. Explore our arts and design feed from the main UC Berkeley Campus Events calendar.
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This intensive graphic design workshop led by designer and CCA professor Mary Banas will offer participants a chance to engage the imagery and poetry from Way Bay 2 in a new way, experiment with a Risograph printer, and create a collaborative book to take home. Using collage and physical layout techniques, we will design book spreads and print them on the Art Lab Risograph machine. This workshop...
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SHN Orpheum Theatre
Promo code required
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
We will begin this workshop in the Garden looking closely at plant forms and shape to create a graphic image inspired by our collections. Erin will walk you through the process of translating your design to a woodblock or linoleum block for carving. Each student will get a small wood block, linoleum block, and a 3 piece carving set to use and keep.
Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The first of Becker’s three loosely plotted postwar films on the changing structure of French life, Antoine et Antoinette follows one young working-class couple in a cramped, overcrowded Paris, and the husband’s desperate search for a missing lottery ticket.
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Khaled (Sherwan Haji) emerges from a pile of coal on a ship docked in Helsinki. A refugee from Syria, searching for the sister who is his only surviving relative, he is quickly absorbed into the bureaucracy of exile. It is only after exchanging blows with newly minted restaurateur Wikstrom (Sakari Kuosmanen), who finds Khaled sleeping next to the garbage bins of the Golden Pint restaurant, that...
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A fatalistic elegy for the war dead, Harp of Burma links beauty with a sense of loss, and loss with salvation. Burma at the close of World War II is a no-man’s-land, a quiet emptiness where there used to be life. But the Himalayas still move villagers to dream, and captured Japanese soldiers to sing in sweet harmony; Burma is still “Buddha’s country.”
Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
UC Botanical Garden
SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE! Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills. TONIGHT: John Brothers Piano Co + Luke Brechtelsbauer
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hearst Museum of Anthropology
About this lecture - This lecture explores representations of faces and figures in Javanese mythologies beginning from the Hindu-Buddhist Period (pre-16th century) to the Islamic and Modern Periods. The quintessence of Javanese character types that runs through the centuries follows the conventional concepts of refined and unrefined, expressed in the local terms as halus and kasar. These...
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
SF Symphony
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:00 PM
Hearst Greek Theatre
The Decemberists have released “Once In My Life,” the second single from their inspired new album I’ll Be Your Girl, which will be released March 16 on Capitol Records.