Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
As symbols of wisdom and dignity, Pine trees provide shelter, shade and respite. We will paint our trees using bamboo brushes, sumi-ink and watercolor, we will learn about the brushstrokes in creating paintings of pine trees - working on trunks, branches and needles, until they come together comprehensively in one completed Pine tree painting.
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
UC Botanical Garden
Join Chris Carmichael, Research Affiliate and former Associate Director of Collections & Horticulture, on a tour of the Garden's vast collection of conifers. A wonderful way to celebrate the Garden in winter!
Wed Jan 02, 2019
UC Botanical Garden
Every first Wednesday at the Garden is free admission day.
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza. Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Recently both the City of Berkeley and the City of Oakland have rolled out new cultural plans focused on enriching public life through the arts. Join us for an imaginative conversation about the future possibilities for culturally enriched civic spaces in urban communities, the challenges facing cities, and the possibilities for coalition building within the region. Featuring Berkeley's recently...
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
This exhibition will be continuing in Spring 2019. Notions of resistance, alongside fears and realities of oppression, resound throughout Jewish history. As a minority, Jews express their political aspirations, ideals of heroism, and yearnings of retaliation and redemption in their rituals, art, and everyday life. Centering on coins in The Magnes Collection, this exhibition explores how...
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:00 AM - 4:05 PM
Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
For nearly two decades, Yaakov (Jacob) Benor-Kalter (1897-1969) traversed the Old City of Jerusalem, documenting renowned historical monuments, ambiguous subjects in familiar alleyways, and scores of “new Jews” building a new homeland. Benor-Kalter’s photographs smoothly oscillate between two worlds, and two Holy Lands, with one lens. After immigrating from Poland to the British Mandate of...
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Berkeley Center for New Media Kevin J. Delaney is editor in chief and co-CEO of Quartz, the global business news site at qz.com. Kevin cofounded Quartz in 2012 and has led its pioneering approach to journalism, which has won many awards and attracted a readership around the world. Prior to Quartz, Kevin was a Wall Street Journal reporter for a decade, with postings in Paris and San Francisco....
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Presented by Berkeley Center for New Media Chico MacMurtrie’s work pushes the boundaries between robotic sculpture, new media installation, and performance. Immersed in the Bay Area’s Art and Technology Counterculture of the 1990s, he became known for his anthropomorphic, computer-controlled sculptures which evolved over the years into a “Society of Machines”. Today, operating out of his...
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
This talk focuses on the divided Poland that emerged after World War I. On the one hand Poland had to accommodate the demands of generations of freedom fighters, while on the other...