Wed Jan 09 - Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Masako Miki was born in Japan but has made the Bay Area, and Berkeley in particular, her home for more than twenty years. In her work she remains close to her ancestral traditions, especially those that arise from her association with Buddhist and Shinto beliefs and practices, as well as traditional Japanese folklore. Her current work, she says, is “inspired by the idea of animism from the Shinto...
Wed Feb 06 - Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Educated in physics, mathematics, and philosophy at Princeton University and trained in graphic design at Yale, Berkeley-based Aaron Marcus explores new possibilities for expression. He created his first “computer-assisted poem-drawings” in the spring of 1972, when he served as a research associate at Yale University’s School of Art and Architecture. Using standard typographical symbols, Marcus...
Wed Feb 27 - Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Bringing together nearly seventy works spanning the entirety of the artist’s career, this exhibition presents a fresh and eye-opening examination of Hans Hofmann’s prolific and innovative artistic practice. Featuring paintings and works on paper from 1930 through the end of Hofmann’s life in 1966, the exhibition includes numerous masterworks from BAMPFA’s distinguished collection as well as many...
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
UC Botanical Garden
This hands-on workshop will introduce children to the joy of natural dyes while they make their own patterns on eggs with brilliant plant-based colors. Price includes 4 eggs per participant. Two session times available.
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Explore Hans Hofmann’s dynamic and influential work with guided tours on selected Wednesdays, Sundays, and Free First Thursdays.
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Newsome’s work is deeply invested in how images used in media and popular culture communicate distorted notions of power. He draws attention to the contributions that marginalized communities, whose culture is often absorbed and co-opted by mainstream advertising platforms, have made to Pop culture and society in general. Through his visually engaging and truly interdisciplinary work, Newsome explores the complexities of social power structures and questions of agency.

Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Join Sally Levinson, Garden volunteer propagator, docent and 'caterpillar lady', as she guides you through the Botanical Garden in search of butterflies. Space is on a first-come basis. Children welcome. Free with garden admission.
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:15 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Explore Hans Hofmann’s dynamic and influential work with guided tours on selected Wednesdays, Sundays, and Free First Thursdays.
Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Humans have utilized various substances with psychotropic properties for millennia, and while evidence for some of these substances can be traced through historical and archaeological sources, others have been elusive. Recent advances in chemical techniques have enabled archaeologists to examine residues from archaeological materials in order to identify specific ingredients, including plants...
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union
Join us in the Student Union on April 25th (8pm) for the final CrafterDark of the school year! Come by to decorate pottery made at the Berkeley Art Studio and plant a succulent inside! Makes a great gift for a graduating senior or to spruce up your new digs.