Clay Geerdes: Cockettes Go Shopping, 1972.
Radical art. DIY architecture. Experimental design. Fifty years after the Summer of Love, the counterculture's legacy is as provocative as ever. Opens February 8.
A rebellious spirit and poetic vision mark the work of this fiercely independent filmmaker. Through February 25.
Gimme Shelter, 1971
Politically charged, aesthetically innovative filmmaking of the counterculture. February 7-May 20
These rare works from the BAMPFA collection shed light on the esteemed value placed on the teacher within Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Through June 11.
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.
Creative, hands-on art projects for all ages with a focus on drawing, collage, prints, and books. Drop-in hours are Thursday and Friday starting at 4 PM and all day Saturday and Sunday.
Visit the BAMPFA galleries with no admission charge the first Thursday of each month.
Radical art. DIY architecture. Experimental design. As relevant today as it was fifty years ago.February 8–May 21, 2017
The poetics of reading poems and seeing paintingsJanuary 18–April 30, 2017
Lush paintings on Lubugo bark cloth by London & Nairobi-based artist Michael ArmitageDecember 14, 2016–April 2, 2017
Prints from the BAMPFA collectionNovember 23, 2016–March 12, 2017
Rare works that convey esteem for the teacher within Tibetan Buddhist traditionDecember 14, 2016–June 11, 2017
BAMPFA comes alive on the night of each full moon
Family Fare, Movie Matinees, Roundtable Reading, and more!Ongoing