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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.

  • Crowd at an art opening

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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.

  • Free First Thursdays

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

In Person

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 his supremely entertaining documentary.

A special musical performance in conjunction with Divine Visions, Earthly 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.

Apsara DiQuinzio on Charles Howard

  • Jun 25, 2 PM
  • Aug 30, 12:15 PM

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

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