Fall 2020 Schedule
Arts + Design Thursdays: Visual Cultures: Aesthetics of the Digital


Fall 2020 Schedule
Arts + Design Mondays: Together: Reinventing Politics, Reimagining Health


Elaine Yau began her postdoctoral fellowship at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) at a fortuitous time in the museum’s history.

Black Landscapes Matter: Q&A with Landscape Designer Walter Hood

“Black landscapes matter because they are prophetic. They tell the truth of the struggles and victories of African Americans in North America,” writes UC Berkeley professor Anna Livia Brand in an essay in Black Landscapes Matter (University of Virginia Press).

Berkeley museum names curator for African American quilts

When good fortune arrives, it’s always best to have talent on tap to take care of it. Dr. Elaine Yau’s appointment as BAMPFA’s first associate curator for the Eli Leon Living Trust Collection of African American Quilts proves the point.

UC Berkeley’s campus community recently put aside the coronavirus pandemic’s turbulent times — for a few days, at least — to embrace creativity and community through public art.

As the fall semester will start remotely, UC Berkeley professors are combining their expertise and creativity to come up with unique ways to teach their traditionally in-person classes online.

Poverty and racial marginalization, internment camps, and life during wartime — these are among the most famous themes documentary photographer Dorothea Lange chronicled in her groundbreaking 20th century career.

Little is certain for those returning to UC Berkeley for the upcoming semester. From fluctuating campus policies to the uncertain state of clubs and activities, the fall semester and fully remote operations are certain to be a testing ground for the longevity and adaptability of many longstanding university traditions and institutions. 

Artist among us: Berkeley Haas highlights staffer for Pride Month

There’s something special about UC Berkeley staffer Emeric Kennard’s artwork, as Kim Girard, a writer and news editor in the Berkeley Haas communications office, discovered when she recently tracked down the talented visual artist and illustrator for an interview that helps celebrate Pride Month.