Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media Leonel Moura, Artist, Lisbon Can a machine create its own art? This question, raised around the year 2000 by Lisbon-born artist Leonel Moura, is at the core of his work with robotics and artificial intelligence. With the development of artificial intelligence in recent years, the possibility of machines being intelligent but also creative is at...
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Presented by BAMPFA Nigel Poor, Artist Michael Nelson, Writer and Activist Artist Nigel Poor presents various collaborative projects she has worked on inside San Quentin Prison, including the San Quentin archive project currently on view at BAMPFA, and talks about the award winning podcast Ear Hustle, which she co-created and co-hosts with residents of San Quentin. The exhibition The...
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

Artist Paul Chan is the 2019-20 Una’s Lecturer. He is the winner of the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize, awarded biennially by the Guggenheim Foundation to an artist who has made a visionary contribution to contemporary art.

Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Geballe Hall, 220 Stephens Hall

Paul Chan, the 2019-20 Una’s Lecturer, is joined in conversation by UC Berkeley faculty members Shannon Jackson, James Porter, and Anne Walsh.

Chan is the winner of the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize, awarded biennially by the Guggenheim Foundation to an artist who has made a visionary contribution to contemporary art. 

Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Judith Thomas, weaver and Waldorf handwork teacher will instruct students how to source materials and craft a pine needle basket. Learn how to work with pine needles to create a small coiled basket, using a needle and waxed linen to bind the bundles of needles together. A perfect activity for the fall. Pack a lunch to enjoy in the beautiful Garden setting during the break! All levels welcome.
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Join artist, Karen LeGault, for a brush painting workshop celebrating seasonal plants in the Garden. Each month will focus on a different subject: grape vines, sunflowers, persimmon, and the pine tree.
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Presented by the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice Sherin Guirguis, Visual Artist Egypt-born, Los Angeles–based artist Sherin Guirguis discusses her work, which investigates narratives and histories that have often been forgotten, marginalized, or erased. Using a specific site, related text (poems, biographies, songs), and historical research as the core of each series, Guirguis...
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
This two-day class will introduce you to the fascinating world of Botanical Art. Catherine Watters will teach you to observe, measure and draw plants in great detail and with botanical accuracy. Students will work with graphite, colored pencil and watercolors. All levels are welcome.
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Join artist, Karen LeGault, for a brush painting workshop celebrating seasonal plants in the Garden. Each month will focus on a different subject: grape vines, sunflowers, persimmon, and the pine tree.