This weekend 130 UC Berkeley students enjoyed the opening weekend of internationally recognized artist Isaac Julien’s video installations at Fort Mason Center for Art & Culture and at San Francisco Art Institute. Students explored San Francisco’s newest art compound and saw a range of exciting installations.

During the month of December the UC Berkeley community and the public have the opportunity to experience what is being "Made at Berkeley." More than 28 Arts + Design departments, classes, and centers are presenting their work at pop-up exhibitions, week long gallery exhibitions, design showcases and open houses.

Post-war designs inspire student-produced chairs

Have a seat. Pull up a chair. Get to work. Make yourself comfortable.

Bancroft celebrates the Mexican fiesta

A new exhibition at the Bancroft Library aims to educate visitors about the complex rituals and rules governing the wide range of Mexican fiestas, which extend well beyond sugar skulls, brightly colored marigolds and altars honoring the dearly departed so popular around this time of year.

Student Opportunities: November 2017 List

November 2017 

This is an informal list of opportunities offered in the Arts + Design units on campus and in similar fields off campus that is assembled each month. This list is not comprehensive, nor is it updated when a position is filled. If you are interested in an opportunity, verify that it is still available before applying.

Art Practical: (un)making Episode 19: Kimberly Drew

Episode 19: Kimberly Drew (click to listen on sound cloud)

Former Hearst Museum Director Mari Lyn Salvador passes away

Mari Lyn Salvador, a distinguished scholar of brightly colored Panamanian textiles called molas and the director of the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology at UC Berkeley from 2010-15, passed away on Monday in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

So what’s the corpse flower at UC Botanical Garden smell like anyway? “Well, I’d say it smells like dirty gym socks wrapped around a rotten steak,” said Jonathan Goodrich, an associate director at the garden. “Yeah, I’d say that’s pretty descriptive.”

UC Berkeley's Arts + Design Rental Spaces

Whether you're planning an event for the holidays, looking for a space to present a workshop or symposium, need a music venue, or want a small room to book for a meeting, UC Berkeley’s Arts + Design campus community features a variety of large and small venues that are available to rent.

Martin Wong, mostly spurned in life, gets major UC Berkeley museum retrospective

Artist Martin Wong painted so many themes, he can be tough to pin down. He was also a poet, and his art often deals with language and text-as-image. He was a loner who used his time to produce canvases obsessively patterned with thousands of carefully rendered bricks, in painting after painting.