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.
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
This two-day class will introduce you to the fascinating world of Botanical Art. Catherine Watters will teach you to observe, measure and draw plants in great detail and with botanical accuracy. Students will work with graphite, colored pencil and watercolors. All levels are welcome.
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hearst Museum of Anthropology
The Ainu, the Indigenous people of northern Japan, traditionally use uniquely carved prayer sticks and highly-prized lacquer bowls to send prayers and offerings to their many gods. These sacred objects have made their way into museum collections, but their stories are seldom straightforward: they are entwined with ongoing Ainu cultural change, the desires of collectors, and the ways in which...
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
UC Botanical Garden
Join us as we search for flocks of winter sparrows, bright yellow warblers, and perhaps and elusive red sapsucker. We also hope to welcome some of our earliest migrating hummingbirds back to the garden this month! Led by Ornithologist Chris Carmichael.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
We invite you to join lichen experts, UCBG faculty, Garden staff and citizen scientists for a lichen “treasure hunt”. During this one day event, participants will work in teams to document the lichen diversity at the Garden. Even if you have no specific lichen expertise, your participation is welcome. A keen eye and willingness to work collaboratively will help insure a thorough survey.
Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
This class and workshop will provide an overview and history of lichen dyes followed by information on the methodologies of creating lichen dye baths. We will heat up some dyes and add fiber samples (provided). While the dye lichens are doing their work, Shelly will lead class participants on a walk in the surrounding area to look for lichens in the Garden. We will learn some common lichen...
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Visualizing the world: Storytelling with images from the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

Edward Wasserman, Dean

Richard Koci Hernandez, Associate Professor

Orlando Bagwell, Professor

Ken Light, Professor

Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
While at the J-School, students have produced outstanding, award-winning documentaries, photography and innovative multi-media projects. These works cover every topic from public health, immigration, human rights, and politics with still and moving imagery from around the world, dramatic personal narratives and visual design of data. The works use 360 video, drone photography, animation and more....
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:00 PM
Wurster Hall
WED, JAN 24, 6:30pm. The Spring 2018 Howard A. Friedman Visiting Professor will talk about an advocacy project that asks architects and allied fields to better understand how their practices connect to migrant construction workers who build their designs.
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dwinelle Hall
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
While there are many lessons in Asian Brush Painting, there are four classics of flower painting in the tradition of Chinese Brush traditionally known as the 'Four Gentleman,' this series will introduce these plants, including bamboo, plum blossoms, orchid, and chrysanthemum.