The Visible Invisible: Q&A with Stephanie Syjuco

Why is UC Berkeley Assistant Professor Stephanie Syjuco sewing American historical garments — all of them bright green — at her Richmond Field Station art studio while researching Hollywood Civil War movies? She’s preparing an eye-ca

Re-Assembling Our Public: Highlights from the 2017-2018 Academic Year

New leadership and a major anniversary. New staff, new courses, new website, new events… even some new pens! Now that the academic year has come to a close, we at Berkeley Arts + Design would like to take a moment to reflect and to extend our thanks to an incredible community of students, faculty, staff, and community partners.

Spring 2018 Archive: Arts + Design Wednesdays

Arts + Design Wednesdays @ BAMPFA: Experiment and Exploration

In order better to serve our students and public and to gauge audience, we will now ask you to reserve a your seats in advance.

BAMPFA exhibit "Way Bay 2" provides cohesive, indecisive look at Bay Area art

Attempting a complete look at the art of the Bay Area over the past 200 years and before is no small feat. It has to cut across generations, mediums and themes in order to present a cohesive summary of artistic activity from and inspired by the Bay Area.

Spring 2018: Experiment and Exploration

In order better to serve our students and public and to gauge audience, we will now ask you to reserve your seats in advance.

What is the role of public assembly in our current moment? And to what degree are new models necessary to respond artistically and technologically to our political climate?

Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle Appointed Assistant Professor of Painting

The UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice is excited to announce that internationally recognized artist ​Kenyatta A.C.

Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Artist: Alicia McCarthy's 2017 SECA Award

Artist Alicia McCarthy, who got her MFA in art at UC Berkeley in 2007, had a big year in 2017.

Bearing Light exhibit illustrates 150 years of history at Berkeley

Listen closely to the quiet walls outside The Bancroft Library, and you can almost hear it: the chants of protesters, the march of a band, the famous holler of a football announcer.

Or, in other words, a brilliant birthday song.

Berkeley art patrons celebrate 10 years with Larry Rinder

At the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive gala in honor of its director, Larry Rinder, on May 17, a few little-known facts were gleaned: He loves dabbling in haiku and he loves his regular weekend rustication in Ukiah.