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.
Visit the BAMPFA galleries with no admission charge the first Thursday of each month.
© The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC, courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York.
Arrows of Desire showcases the witty and fantastical films of British writer-director-producer duo Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Includes favorites The Red Shoes, Black Narcissus, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, and more.
Conceptual works focusing on performance and languageOctober 19–December 23, 2016
A lavish world of fantasy, wonderNovember 19–December 30, 2016
Satyajit Ray's Apu TrilogyNovember 4–December 30, 2016
21 rare films that embody Mendieta's unique earth-body aestheticNovember 9, 2016–February 12, 2017
Watch Hans Hofmann's Abstract Expressionist paintings expand and contractAugust 31–December 11, 2016
Artworks that activate the senses to stimulate the mindJuly 13–December 11, 2016
Our second Art Wall commission, a monumental weaving by artist Terri FriedmanAugust 25, 2016–February 12, 2017