Inspired by the lunar calendar, once a month Full animates the galleries with new music programmed by Sarah Cahill and other impromptu happenings. Begins February 22!
Photo: Joseph Driste
With our new gallery hours—Wednesday to Sunday, 11AM to 9PM—you can experience BAMPFA night and day.
Photo: Iwan Baan. Courtesy DS+R and EHDD.
Drop by BAMPFA during your lunch hour to get fresh perspectives on the works on view in Architecture of Life from UC Berkeley biologists, engineers, art historians, anthropologists, and more.
Photo: Iwan Baan. Courtesy Diller Scofidio + Renfro and EHDD.
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.
Photo: Sibila Savage
Chinese artist Qiu Zhijie’s The World Garden is the first work commissioned for BAMPFA’s Art Wall. Let your eyes and mind meander through gardens from across the globe in this vast ink landscape.
Photo: Iwan Baan. Courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro and EHDD.
Our inaugural exhibition, Architecture of Life, explores architecture as a metaphor for lifeJanuary 31–May 29, 2016
Some of our favorites to celebrate the opening of the new BAMPFA theaterFebruary 3–7, 2016
Documentary Voices presents classic and brand-new nonfiction films, including 1960's PrimaryFebruary 10–April 13, 2016
Features, shorts, docs from Senegal, Brazil, Mauritania, and moreFebruary 11–March 19, 2016
Watch Hans Hofmann's Abstract Expressionist paintings expand and contractSummer 2016
The intense and raw films of Maurice PialatFebruary 5–March 25, 2016
Artworks that activate the senses to stimulate the mind.Summer 2016
Bring the whole family to make art with artistsSecond Saturday of Each Month