BAMPFA Commissions New Site-Specific Installation by Barbara Stauffacher Solomon

(Berkeley, CA) July 25, 2018—The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) has commissioned the distinguished Bay Area artist and graphic designer Barbara Stauffacher Solomon to create a massive, site-specific installation for the museum’s entry space.

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.

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?

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.

Ronald Rael's Cabin of 3D Printed Curiosities Wins 3D Pioneers Challenge

The 3D-printed Cabin of Curiosities, an exploratory project led by College of Environmental Design associate professor of architecture 

Nicholas de Monchaux Awarded 2018 Graham Foundation Grant

Nicholas de Monchaux, an associate professor of architecture at the College of Environmental Design, was awarded a 2018 Graham Foundation Grant for a research project titled “

Asma Kazmi & Alum Lark VCR at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

We're thrilled to share that Asma Kazmi and alum Lark VCR will present in San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art's NextNew series, a biannual exhibition program of emerging artists and/or emerging art practices.

California is in the middle of an affordable-housing crisis that cities across the state are struggling to solve. College of Environmental Design alumnus Rick Holliday (M.C.P. ‘77), a longtime Bay Area real estate developer, thinks one answer lies in an old shipyard in Vallejo, about 40 minutes northeast of San Francisco.

Spring 2018 Student Showcases

Experience the creative accomplishments and original research of Berkeley’s talented students in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literature, Film, Media, and Design.