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This website is for you to explore UC Berkeley’s distinctive creative landscape. Learn about classes and degrees; engage with research and creative making; explore venues on and off-campus campus; get active with an Arts + Design student club; attend exciting events; read about UC Berkeley’s creative experiments in the news; revel in the creative achievements of Berkeley students, faculty, and alumni.

AVCAD Field Notes

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  • Making Knowledge More Public: SFMOMA and A+D

    By
    Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor, Berkeley Arts + Design
    Shannon Jackson is the Associate Vice Chancellor for the arts and design at University of California, Berkeley, and a Public Knowledge collaborator. She works tirelessly to involve the arts within each department and institute on the Berkeley campus, from the sciences and engineering to the humanities and architecture.
  • Re-Assembling Our Public: Highlights from the 2017-2018 Academic Year

    By
    Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor, Berkeley Arts + Design

    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.

  • Remembering that the University is a ‘Place’: On Placemaking and Institutional Leadership in the Arts and Design at a2ru

    By
    Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor, Berkeley Arts + Design

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