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  • Art Lab portrait drawings

    Drop In & Make Art

    Come experiment with us in the Fisher Art Lab, where everyone's an artist. Drop-in hours Thursdays through Sundays on the museum's lower level.

  • Late Nights, Great Nights

    . . . how about a date night? BAMPFA is open til 9 Fridays and Saturdays.

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  • Inspire & Ignite

    BAMPFA is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. We aim to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue through art and film.

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    Visit the BAMPFA galleries with no admission charge the first Thursday of each month.  

In Person

The director of the UC Berkeley Gospel Choir offers a presentation on the freedom songs of the black civil rights struggle of the 1960s.

Apsara DiQuinzio on Charles Howard

  • Jun 25, 2 PM
  • Aug 30, 12:15 PM

The curator leads a gallery talk of the exhibition Charles Howard: A Margin of Chaos.

Plested discusses his encounters with Rondinone's work and themes present in the artist's practice, followed by an open conversation with BAMPFA Director Lawrence Rinder.

The Oscar-winning Bay Area filmmaker pays tribute to the larger-than-life talents of actor Toshiro Mifune in this supremely entertaining documentary.

A special musical performance in conjunction with Divine Visions, Earthy Pleasures: Five Hundred Years of Indian Painting.

Robert Del Bontà

  • Jul 8, 1:30 PM

The curator of Divine Visions, Earthly Pleasures: Five Hundred Years of Indian Painting explores the intersection of Indian painting and music.

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