Black Futures lecture
Thursdays at 12:00pm.
Free and open to the public.

A+D Thursdays is a public lecture series embedded inside our Creative Gateway undergraduate course. The series exposes students and the public to a range of creative forms across the visual arts, performance, literature, film, and design. It introduces students and the community to our campus’s major museums, presenters, and academic departments, as well as to select Bay Area arts organizations and regional partners. 

Arts + Design Thursdays: Time-based Media Art
Thursdays at 12:00pm, Free and open to the public online

Through a series of lectures from leading media artists, curators, and thinkers, this course will use the most significant time-based media art of the last fifty years to address how art and technology intersect with the key social, aesthetic and educational questions of our culture.


Arts + Design Thursdays is made possible thanks to support from the Kramlich Art Foundation. Technical support and presentation offered by UC Berkeley College of Letters & Science, Division of Arts & Humanities. In-kind support provided by BAMPFA.

All events will be live captioned. If you require captioning to access a pre-recorded event on our site, please contact Paris Cotz at Please expect 7-10 days for captioning to be provided. All recorded videos will be uploaded to the Berkeley Arts + Design YouTube channel with the consent of the featured speakers.   

View the full Spring 2021 schedule of events