Natural Frequencies: New Media Carillon Installation and Performance February 3, 2015 6:30 pm, 7:00 pm, 7:30 pm Campanile, UC Berkeley A new media Carillon installation and performance in honor of the 100th Anniversary of UC Berkeley’s Sather Tower (the Campanile). Bell towers have been used for centuries as a medium to convey time effectively, calls […]
Janet Delaney: South of Market January 17, 2015 – July 19, 2015 de Young Museum, Gallery 12 In an exhibition particularly relevant to the Bay Area, Janet Delaney: South of Market relates the complex history of a changing San Francisco neighborhood through a selection of more than 40 photographs from the 1970s and 1980s. Janet Delaney (b. 1952), an […]
Cal Performances Residency: The Nile Project February 18-20, 2015 In a striking example of Cal Performances’ commitment to providing a rich artistic and cultural experience through an extensive campus residency, The Nile Project at UC Berkeley offers multiple opportunities for dialogue around global issues, providing an impetus for audiences to become involved in real-life change. […]
Something New and Rare: A Woven Mexican Feather Shield in Defense Against Islam Thursday, February 26th, 2015 5:30 pm Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium UC Berkeley Campus The Stoddard Lecturer for 2014-15 is Professor Thomas Cummins, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of the History of Pre-Columbian and Colonial Art, and Chair of the Department of History of […]
January 30, 2015
Join us for an evening of food, cocktails, and a special salon conversation and piano performance with Myra Melford, composer, Guggenheim Fellow, and UC Berkeley Associate Professor of Music.
Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium
January 26, 2015, 7:30-9:00pm
The David Brower Center, Berkeley CA
November 17-November 24, 2014
The Arts Research Center is delighted to host a 10-day residency with acclaimed artist, community organizer, and 2014 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, Rick Lowe. Lowe has long been a leader in community art practice and neighborhood development, especially with the success of his project, the Project Row Houses. During his time on campus, Lowe will present the 2014 Regents Lecture “Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial” on Monday November 17 and participate in the symposium “Public Art/Housing Publics: Conversations on Art and Social Justice” on November 21. He will engage in class visits, studio critiques, and tours of innovative art and architectural projects with ARC’s partners throughout the Bay Area. Click for more information and to RSVP to events.
Friday, November 21, 2014, 1:00pm-6:00pm
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The Public Art/Housing Publics: Conversations on Art and Social Justice symposium will explore innovative collaborations across cultural and social justice sectors. How can we sustain affordable housing and healthy neighborhoods in our communities? How can we sustain a thriving artistic life for our citizens? Most importantly, how can we answer both of these questions together? Timed to coincide with the residency of UC-Berkeley Regents Lecturer, Rick Lowe of Project Row Houses, participants will include artists, scholars, civic organizers, and affordable housing developers from around the Bay Area.
November 14 & 17, 2014
Day One of Creative Time Summit at CCA
Day Two of Creative Time Summit at UC Berkeley
For the 2014 streaming event, we are delighted to once again coordinate with both Creative Time and CCA’s Graduate Fine Arts Department, in addition to Stephanie Syjuco’s Social Practice class project ART SCHOOL X. On Monday, at UC Berkeley, we will welcome ARC Artist in Residence Rick Lowe from 9:00am-12:00pm as he engages with students, faculty, and the public as we re-broadcast the second day of Creative Time Summit taking place in Stockholm. The remainder of they day will be open to the public to watch the Summit, converse among yourselves, and have a coffee on ARC!
November 17, 2014, 7:30-9:00pm
The David Brower Center, Berkeley CA
Rick Lowe is an artist and community organizer and founder of Project Rowhouses, a community-based arts and culture organization in one of Houston’s oldest African-American neighborhoods. In September, 2014, Lowe received a MacArthur Foundation “genius award” for his visionary work in purchasing and restoring twenty-two shotgun houses to create an arts venue and community support center. For his Regents Lecture, “Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial” Lowe will speak on socially engaged art and activism.