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 Mar 07, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Stephens Hall
Professor of English and former US poet laureate Robert Hass reveals the role of instinct and imagination within poetic form, demonstrating his formidable gifts as both a poet and a critic.
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Please join us for a reception on Wednesday, March 7 to celebrate the Phoebe Hearst Museum's new Spring exhibit entitled, "Face to Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You." Opening to the public on Saturday, March 10, this timely exhibit-co-curated by Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley undergraduate students-invites visitors to examine how and why faces are depicted in global crafting...
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
North Gate Hall
A young linguist travels to the jungle of Mexico to research and save a mysterious indigenous language. A language, as he discovers, at the point of disappearing since the last two speakers had a fight fifty years ago and refuse to speak a word with each other.
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wurster Hall
WED, MAR 7, 7:30pm. Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, founding partners of an award-winning architecture firm and Artistic Directors for the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, will talk about their work. Co-sponsored by AIA East Bay. Open to the public!
Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Sutardja Dai Hall
The Photogrammar Project is a web-based platform for organizing, searching and visualizing the 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI). Its development, supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies, is a vivid example of contemporary image-based ...
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:30 AM - 6:15 PM
Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Amateurism Across the Arts is an exploration of vernacular, popular, fannish, kitsch, informal, self-taught, user-generated, and DIY production in music, architecture, literature, the visual arts, dance, and new media.
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Doe Library
In the 1860s, Frederick Douglass gave several public lectures about the importance of the thennew invention of photography. In “Pictures and Progress” he shared his vision of the role he hoped photography would play in fostering a more democratic society after the Civil War. Douglass thus became one of the first major American theorists of the medium. This presentation and discussion...
Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
featuring SCHUMANN Kreisleriana, op. 16 SCHUBERT Piano Sonata No.19, D.958
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley invites you to learn more about the world of plant-based fibers and dyes. From traditional uses to inspired future innovation in eco-fashion and textiles, a walk through our exhibit illuminates the connection of culture with nature. Free with Garden Admission
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Have you ever noticed that each place has its own distinct set of colors? This watercolor workshop explores the colors that make up The UC Botanical Garden. Through classroom and garden we will develop color palettes that reflect this remarkable place.