• Babette

    Hang out above Center Street. The new cafe features great views and extended hours. 

  • One kid + one adult =$0

    Admission to the galleries is free for kids 18 & under plus one adult. So bring your child, grandchild, niece, nephew, or neighbor to explore the new BAMPFA!

  • Photo: Iwan Baan. Courtesy DS+R and EHDD.

    After-Dinner Treat

    The new BAMPFA stays open til 9 PM! Drop in to explore the galleries after dinner, before a film, or on your way home.

  • Photo: Iwan Baan. Courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro and EHDD.

    A New Home

    Our new building designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro merges old and new to provide a dynamic setting for BAMPFA programs. Learn more about the design.

  • Photo: Sibila Savage

    Art Wall

    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: Joseph Driste

    New Hours

    With our new gallery hours—Wednesday to Sunday, 11AM to 9PM—you can experience BAMPFA night and day.

  • Getting Here

    It's easy to get to BAMPFA's new location in dowtown Berkeley. One block from BART and along bus lines & bike routes.


Wednesday–Sunday, 11 AM–9 PM





BAMPFA members; UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under


Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons


General admission

Galleries free first Thursday of each month


Cal Student Film Pass holders


BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students


UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons


General admission

Free same-day gallery admission for film ticket holders

Additional feature: $5

Exceptions noted in program descriptions


BAMPFA is wheelchair accessible. A wheelchair is available for visitor use at the admissions desk in the Center Street lobby. The Barbro Osher Theater includes wheelchair spaces with companion seating. More >


We offer guided visits and tours for school, college, and other groups of over ten people. Learn more >

Visitor Policies

Review our policies before your visit.

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