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.

Fall 2017: Curation Across Disciplines 
Wednesdays at 12pm, Free and open to the public

UC Berkeley’s Arts and Design Initiative
Work-Study Position Available

Placemaking. It’s become something of a buzzword, with more than a little ambiguity about what it means.

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 Schedule Archive
Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA

Digital Arts Engagement Platform at Fort Mason

What does a virtual art community look like?