Category Archives : Past Events

Amateurism Across the Arts: March 9

Amateurism Across the Arts Conference Friday, March 9, 2018, 9:30am-6:15pm Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology Amateurism Across the Arts is an exploration of vernacular, popular, fannish, kitsch, informal, self-taught, user-generated, and DIY production in music, architecture, literature, the visual arts, dance,  and new media– especially in relation to raced, classed, and gendered notions of value.  How do […]

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DIY Couture Fashion Lab: February 23

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! DIY Couture Fashion Lab with Angie Wilson Friday, February 23, from 12:00 – 6:00 pm Dwinelle Annex, Room 126, UC Berkeley No sewing skills needed! Used garments will be redesigned and reconstructed into fashion masterpieces: shirts, pants, jackets, dresses, bags, etc. Students will have the option to showcase their garments in […]

Translation as Research: February 13

Translation as Research with Ahmad Diab, Anneka Lenssen, and Kathy Zarur   Translation as Research with Ahmad Diab, Anneka Lenssen, and Kathy Zarur Tuesday, February 13 at 6:00 pm 126 Dwinelle Annex, UC Berkeley To celebrate the upcoming publication of the anthology Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2018), […]

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Day With(out) Art: December 5

Day With(out) Art: Alternative Endings, Radical Beginnings    Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 pm Public screening co-presented with the  California College of the Arts Nahl Hall, 5212 Broadway, Oakland, CA Alternative Endings, Radical Beginnings is the 28th annual iteration of Visual AIDS’ longstanding Day With(out) Art project. Curated by Erin Christovale and Vivian Crockett for Visual […]


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The Aerial View in Motion: December 4

The Aerial View in Motion with Bull.Miletic     Monday, December 4, at 6:30pm Artist Talk with Art + Science Artists-in-Residence Bull.Miletic As part of Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA BAMPFA Bull.Miletic are inaugural Art + Science Artists-in-Residence at University of California, Berkeley, co-sponsored by Arts Research Center and Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & […]

The Arts and Public Service

The Arts and Public Service Thursday, May 11, from 6:00-8:00pm Koret Education Center, SFMOMA, 151 Third Street, San Francisco What role can artistic engagement play in imagining the future of public life? How might artistic research support public policy or strategies of social change? Join the Arts + Design Initiative, Yerba Buena Center for the […]


Revisiting South of Market: A multi-generational conversation about change in the Bay Area – June 5

San Francisco: Looking Back as We Look Forward June 5, 2015 Join the de Young Museum and the Arts Research Center for four unique interventions around the museum, exploring the formal and social concerns of photographers who have made San Francisco their object of attention, focusing on Delaney’s exhibition and considering its connection to a […]



Revisiting South of Market: A multi-generational conversation about change in the Bay Area – June 12

Keeping San Francisco Alive: A Frank Conversation June 12, 2015 The second of three “Friday Nights” celebrating the work of Janet Delaney, this evening offers a historical and contemporary perspective on the role of the arts in urban planning and public policy in San Francisco. Discussions across the museum will explore exemplary case studies, pivotal policy decisions, […]