The Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive at U.C. Berkeley holds a collection of more than 19,000 works of art and 17,500 films and videos. Strengths include Ming and Qing dynasty Chinese painting, Baroque painting, old master prints and drawings, early American painting, 19th- and early-20th-century photography, and Modern and Conceptual art.
Located in Berkeley’s downtown arts district, the new BAMPFA building integrates a 48,000-square-foot Art Deco–style repurposed printing plant with a dramatic new 35,000-square-foot building.
New site-specific "Supergraphics" work - a a 1960s mix of Swiss Modernism and West Coast Pop
Prints, as well as hanging scroll paintings, screens, lacquerware, and ceramics
70 works in a first-of-its-kind touring exhibition
Works distinguished by artistic innovation, emotional and psychological depth, and technical virtuosity
Works by renowned artists alongside rare historical pieces
Retrospective of 70+ works from 1960s to the late 1990s
Larger-than-life forms drawn from the Japanese folk belief in yokai (shape shifters)
Works depict the exuberance, romance, and beauty of dance