Dancers
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.
Wed Apr 12 - Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
103 Kroeber Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94702

Why do we sometimes know a lot about who made things, and why do we sometimes not?  Why does it sometimes matter to us, and why might it sometimes not?  These are the questions that are raised in the exhibit that will inaugurate the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology’s renovated Kroeber Hall Gallery. The exhibit explores objects from the collection that urge visitors to think critically about how perceptions of makers have varied in different times and different places.

Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
What holiday season would be complete without go-go boots, dancing G.I. Joes, gender-bending snowflakes, and a spirited, slightly out-of-control family Christmas party? Mark Morris' The Hard Nut, "as gleefully irreverent as it is visually poetic and musically sensitive" (Dance Magazine), returns to Zellerbach Hall for the first time in five years with all that and more. Set to Tchaikovsky's...
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Lawrence Hall of Science
Enjoy a special showing of Polar Express on December 17 at 3:30 p.m. for Members and their guests that includes complimentary popcorn. Tickets to this special showing of ​Polar Express, as well as our general public showings, can be purchased by Hall Members in advance online. Tickets can be picked up at the Visitor Services Desk on the day of the movie...
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Forever young-at-heart filmmaker (and French New Wave legend) Agnès Varda teams up with hipster artist JR on a road trip across rural France. A first-rate achievement in Varda’s brilliant career.
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Lawrence Hall of Science
The Hall will be open for Members and their guests from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on December 17 for a holiday party. Build and test your own creations in Design Quest ​and enjoy special programming designed just for you. Earn tickets as you participate in activities so that you will be entered into a drawing for cool science prizes. Advanced online RSVP required.
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A stunning variety of styles and techniques is on display in works by the new generation of Polish animated filmmakers, including Ewa Borysewicz, Anita Kwiatowska-Naqvi, Tomasz Siwinski, Piotr Szczepanowicz, and more.
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s) Get inspired by artworks in To the Letter, then explore language and letterforms by making mixed-media collages of your own.
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
From puppets to epics, this program of recent animation from Poland features Academy Award winners and festival hits by Suzie Templeton, Kamil Polak, and others.
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Reha Erdem’s innovative group portrait of the inhabitants of an apartment building in Istanbul serves as a comic exploration of what it means to be human.
Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
What holiday season would be complete without go-go boots, dancing G.I. Joes, gender-bending snowflakes, and a spirited, slightly out-of-control family Christmas party? Mark Morris' The Hard Nut, "as gleefully irreverent as it is visually poetic and musically sensitive" (Dance Magazine), returns to Zellerbach Hall for the first time in five years with all that and more. Set to Tchaikovsky's...