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...
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In this exhibition walkthrough, Senior Curator for Asian Art Julia White discusses selected artworks in Divine Women, Divine Wisdom in terms of their style, content, and cultural meanings. She will focus on images from the secular realm such as Bust of a Girl from second- or third-century Gandhara and Dancing Devi from twelfth-century India, as well as images of women in Himalayan art where they...
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
All the arts have a healing capacity. In this workshop, artist and community mental health clinician Dana Dart-McLean shares histories of painting as a healing tool before leading experiential exercises derived from Expressive Art Therapy, designed to increase mindfulness and a sense of flow and to encourage new relationships to painting as a process rather than an outcome. Dart-McLean trained...
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Join this month’s Family Workshop at the Hearst Museum! Create and decorate leather pouches and learn about the cultural significance and uses of these carrying devices. This is a drop-in workshop for all ages. Bring the whole family for this activity included free with museum admission.
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Join us for a leisurely stroll through the Garden to learn about the plants people have used to heal pain, cause pain, bring about pleasure, celebrate the sacred, and symbolize faith. Cultures from around the world will be represented. Free with Garden admission, no pre-registration required.
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
When we observe Nature through the lens of ecology, we see the exquisite interconnectedness of all life. In this contemplative photography workshop, we will devote our attention to connectedness and interconnectedness, using the camera as a tool for meditation and the garden as our muse. Any and all equipment are invited, including DSLRs, mobile phones, point-and-shoot, polaroid, and pinhole...
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Hearst Museum of Anthropology
This talk reflects on the legacy of this fraught history and describes current debates about the appropriate uses of magic mushrooms as clinical trials progress that will likely lead to the medical legalization of psilocybin (the psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms) over the next five years...
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:00 PM
Montalvo Art Center
Art Forum sponsors YASMIN JAHAN at the Lucas Artists Residency Program, Montalvo Art Center May 1st - July 31st, 2019 Art Installation opening on July 19th 2019 Montalvo Art Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga, CA This program was made possible by the support of Samdani Foundation and Institute of South Asia Studies, UC Berkeley. Yasmin Jahan Nupur was born in the Bangladeshi...
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Garden members are invited to join Horticulturist, Basil Medeiros, for a free in-depth walk through the Garden's Deserts of the Americas collection. Garden expeditions to South America from the 1920s to the 1960s yielded many of the specimens in this collection, which includes desert plants from the southwestern United States, Mexico, and as far south as Chile and Argentina. The plants in this...