BAC Members Town Hall
Saturday, September 14, 1pm–3pm
Free for current and former BAC Members
Calling all members of the Berkeley Art Center community: We want to hear from you! Please join board and staff for a Town Hall meeting to discuss the future of BAC, including upcoming exhibitions and exciting new member benefits. Space is limited. Advance registration requested.
Artists in Conversation
Sunday, September 15, 1pm–3pm
Free for BAC Members & Students/Nonmembers $10
BAC Executive Director Daniel Nevers moderates a discussion with Andrea Borsuk, Matt Gonzalez, Victoria May, Katherine Sherwood and Vanessa Woods from the exhibition hot love–cold facts. Hear about their process and practice, including what they love about collage. Audience questions encouraged.
Picnic in the Park with Sophie Hahn
Sunday, September 22, 12 noon
Free and open to the public
Following a Town Hall meeting at Beth El Synagogue across the street at 10:30 am, join District 5 CIty Councilmember Sophie Hahn for a picnic at the Berkeley Art Center in Live Oak Park. Featuring art by Berkeley High School students.
Small Press Distribution Presents:
50th Anniversary Reading & Celebration of Bay Area Literary Culture
Saturday, October 5, 3pm
Free and Open to the Public
As part of its Community Partners program, BAC is proud to host Small Press Distribution for a reading and celebration in honor of their fiftieth anniversary. Featuring readings by Samantha Giles, JK Fowler and Owen Hill, with music, refreshments, giveaways and special surprises.
Thread, Stitch, Repeat Workshop with the Mending Collective
Sunday, October 6, 2pm–4pm
BAC Members $15/Nonmembers $20
The Mending Collective is a group of artists creating space for people to come together to learn and practice visual mending techniques. They are concerned with economic models that depend on escalating consumption and waste, specifically within the garment industry. In this workshop, participants will learn how use the repetitive pattern of the basic running stitch to repair well-used and well-loved clothing.