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Hands On Shot at Rare Artists' Books

Maybe you prefer to curl up by the fire and read, but there’s something to be said for touching, manipulating and simply gaping at 26 one-of-a-kind artists’ books in the Hands On 11 reception Friday in the Environmental Design Library at UC Berkeley.

For its new show, ‘Way Bay,’ curators of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) explored its storage facilities and put together the first half of a fascinating exposition of diverse works of Bay Area art, film and poetry spanning 200 years of creativity.

2018 Ed Roberts Award for Accessible Design Leader Raymond Lifchez

The Center for Independent Living will recognize UC Berkeley architecture and city planning professor Raymond Lifchez tomorrow (Jan.

For its new show, ‘Way Bay,’ curators of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) explored its storage facilities and put together the first half of a fascinating exposition of diverse works of Bay Area art, film and poetry spanning 200 years of creativity.

Berkeley Anthropologist Honored with 2017 Huxley Award

Margaret Conkey, a UC Berkeley professor emerita of anthropology known for her pioneering exploration of feminist perspectives and gender issues in archaeology as well as new interpretations of European cave paintings from the Paleolithic era, is the Royal Anthropological Institute’s 2017 Thomas J. Huxley Memorial Medal recipient.

A newfound treat of walking up Berkeley’s three-block-short Center Street is the probability of peeking through BAMPFA’s large south-facing windows to see what’s up on the museum’s art wall.

New center aims to nourish your empathy — with art

Can art penetrate the walls that divide us, and make us kinder? A Minneapolis museum, inspired by UC Berkeley psychology research, plans to find out.

Wrapping up Fall 2017

The launch of UC Berkeley’s new academic year was a study in contrasts.  We welcomed thousands of brilliant and energetic students to our campus — and staged a human choreographic feat that broke a Guinness Worl

Fall 2017: Curation Across Disciplines 
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