UC Berkeley hosts hundreds of lectures, workshops, performances, tours, and exhibitions featuring talented students, faculty, and visiting artists, designer and scholars each week. Events are open to the campus community and general public. Explore our arts and design feed from the main UC Berkeley Campus Events calendar.
Mon Oct 25, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Online via Zoom
Professor Wendy M. K. Shaw (Ph.D. UCLA, 1999) has served as a professor in the United States, Turkey, Switzerland, and Germany. She researches postcolonial art historiography and decolonial art history of the Islamic world and the modern Middle East. She is author of Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire (University of...
Mon Oct 25, 2021 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Curious about the intersections between data visualization, mapping, and design? Join us for a lunchtime conversation about current creative work in the design world with Eric Rodenbeck, the founder of Stamen Design, an award-winning data visualization design studio based in San Francisco whose clients include National Geographic, Facebook, and the Dalai Lama. Rodenbeck will be in conversation...
Mon Oct 25, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Remote workshop via Zoom
This workshop will provide you with practical guidance for navigating copyright questions and other legal considerations for your dissertation or thesis. Whether you’re just starting to write or you’re getting ready to file, you can use our tips and workflow to figure out what you can use, what rights you have as an author, and what it means to share your dissertation online. If you require an...
Mon Oct 25, 2021 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union
Dive into clay with our introductory pottery class! Learn the ins and outs of throwing one-of-a-kind ceramics pieces and explore the basics of finishing and glazing your work. No previous experience with clay is necessary.
Mon Oct 25, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Nicolás Pereda will speak with Jeffrey Skoller and Lázaro González about his latest film, Fauna, a sly, comedic take on how violence in Mexico has infiltrated popular imagination. The film’s ingenious framing devices, elegant widescreen compositions, and dusty hues are perfectly attuned to its suspenseful yet playful stratagems.
Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Zoom Webinar
Black feminist thought has been a resource for empowerment of language and creative disruption, used for personal and political transformation. Hortense Spillers’s landmark essay “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book” (1987)...
Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Oct 25, 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union
Advance your pottery skills and learn how to make a variety of functional forms that are both elegant and useful. In this class, we’ll learn how to alter closed forms and jugs to create something new. We’ll make flower vases, soap dispensers, hanging planters, jars, hanging lanterns, oil bottles, and more. This class is for intermediate level potters.
Tue Oct 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union
Our Advanced Beginner class gives you the chance to develop your basic pottery skills while learning advanced techniques. During the class, you will practice throwing taller forms with consistent walls. You will also make mugs with handles, bowls, and vases.