Events and Workshops 2014

HERE Holiday Art Sale and Open House

HERE Part II artists will be announced!
The Mobile Mill will be at BAC!


Open House Hours: Saturday, December 6, 11-5 p.m.  
Mobile Mill
 Workshop: 1-3 p.m.
Free and open to the public!


Sip on cider, hot chocolate and sample other holiday treats as you preview works from top Bay Area artists at HERE. Bring home one (or more) of the 250 pieces in the show for special holiday gifts, available for very affordable prices. 

Part II Revealed!
Be the first to learn which of the hundreds of outstanding artists will be selected to be a part of HERE, Part II. Aimee Friberg, esteemed Bay Area artist and director of CULT Exhibitions in San Francisco, will curate the works for the second portion of this exhibit, selecting from the many diverse artists and communities that make up Berkeley Art Center. 

Make the Paper!
The Mobile Mill, a “pop-up” traveling paper studio offering an alternative art-making space where new learners and practicing artists can collaborate. The Mobile Mill is essentially an automobile with incorporated machinery to make it possible for users to experiment in papermaking, while also learning how to repurpose paper waste. A hands-on workshop will be offered from 1-3 p.m.  More information of The Mobile Mill can be found here. 


Here: The 2014 BAC Artists Annual Part I
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 15, 5-8pm
Exhibition Dates: November 15- December 14

Here: The 2014 BAC Artists Annual Part II
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 10, 5-8pm
Exhibition Dates: January 10-February 8, 2015


Evan Holm's Drawing Machine

Sunday, October 12, 2014, 1 pm - 3 pm

Come play a drawing-making piano! Experience the Drawing Machine #1 by Evan Holm.  All visitors receive $5 off general admission toCollect! BAC’s annual exhibition and auction!

Berkeley Art Center invites you to create a unique work of art with Evan Holm’s Drawing Machine #1. This participatory artwork involves a modified grand piano whose keys activate ink brushes to create a drawing when “played” on a continuous stream of paper. Stop by to see this incredible piece and collaborate on a drawing. Drawings will be for sale for $5 a footSuitable for all ages. Free and open to the public.

All visitors will receive $5 off general admission to Collect! BAC’s annual exhibition and auction.

Collect! is our largest annual event featuring a stunning exhibition and silent auction with work from some of the most exciting Bay Area artists. Raise a glass, enjoy delicious food and celebrate the exciting Berkeley Art Center by taking home some art of your own.

Tickets for Collect! are $40 in advance, but for all Drawing Machine #1 visitors, admission into this party for all ages is only $35.