Holiday Sale and Celebration

Saturday December 6, 11-5pm
Featuring The Mobile Mill papermaking workshop 1-3pm 

Please join us on Saturday, December 6 from 11-5pm to sip some cider or hot chocolate and other goodies and take advantage of our incredible art sale. Almost all of the 200+ pieces in Here are for sale – and for very affordable prices. Don’t miss your chance to buy one of these pieces. 70% of sales go directly to the artists and the remainder supports our programming. 

Join us from 1-3pm for The Mobile Mill papermaking workshop. Artist and paper maker Jillian Bruschera will bring her traveling paper studio to BAC, for paper making fun for all ages. More information of The Mobile Mill can be found here. 

 

 

Collect! Silent Auction Fundraiser

Saturday, October 25, 5-9 pm

VIP Reception 5-6 pm 
Early admission includes special food and wine, the chance to mix and mingle with donor artists and the honorary host committee, and time to develop your strategy to bring home your favorite artwork.  Take advantage of “buy it now” pricing

Auction Main Event: 6-9 pm
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 Berkeley Art Center by taking home some art of your own.

Funds from this event directly support year-round programming, including our Programs for Young Artists at BAC as well as our exhibitions, lectures, workshops, public events, and donor artists.

Tickets are $40 in advance, or $45 at the door
VIP reception admission is $70 in advance 
or $75 at the door.

Children under 18 are free!

Purchase tickets online: 
$40 Auction Ticket 
$70 VIP Ticket 

To reserve advance tickets by phone, please call 510.644.6893.
Can't attend? Make a donation! 

Collect! Artists include...

Kim Anno, Jo Ann Biagini, Jenny Bloomfield, Jamie Brunson, Squeak Carnwath, Claire Colette, Modesto Covarrubias, Amber Crabbe, Christel Dillbohner, Robbin Henderson, Edith Hillinger, Kevan Jenson, Nif Hodgson, Nancy Ivanhoe, Ernest Jolly, Sherry Karver, Carol Ladewig, Richard & Judith Selby Lang, Michelle Mansour, Kara Maria, Susan O'Malley, Tressa Pack, Sam Perry, Unai San Martin, Elizabeth Sher, Joe Slusky, Larry Stefl, Livia Stein, Ann Weber and more! 

 

Collect! Preview Reception

Exhibition 
October 18-25, 2014

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 18, 5-8 pm
Stop by BAC the week before the auction to preview donated artwork.

Silent Auction Fundraiser
Saturday, October 25, 5-9 pm

VIP Reception 5-6 pm 
Early admission includes special food and wine, the chance to mix and mingle with donor artists and the honorary host committee, and time to develop your strategy to bring home your favorite artwork.  Take advantage of “buy it now” pricing

Auction Main Event: 6-9 pm
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 Berkeley Art Center by taking home some art of your own.

Funds from this event directly support year-round programming, including our Programs for Young Artists at BAC as well as our exhibitions, lectures, workshops, public events, and donor artists.

Tickets are $40 in advance, or $45 at the door
VIP reception admission is $70 in advance 
or $75 at the door.

Children under 18 are free!

Purchase tickets online: 
$40 Auction Ticket 
$70 VIP Ticket 

To reserve advance tickets by phone, please call 510.644.6893.
Can't attend? Make a donation! 

Collect! Artists include...

Kim Anno, Jo Ann Biagini, Jenny Bloomfield, Jamie Brunson, Squeak Carnwath, Claire Colette, Modesto Covarrubias, Amber Crabbe, Christel Dillbohner, Robbin Henderson, Edith Hillinger, Kevan Jenson, Nif Hodgson, Nancy Ivanhoe, Ernest Jolly, Sherry Karver, Carol Ladewig, Richard & Judith Selby Lang, Michelle Mansour, Kara Maria, Susan O'Malley, Tressa Pack, Sam Perry, Unai San Martin, Elizabeth Sher, Joe Slusky, Larry Stefl, Livia Stein, Ann Weber and more! 

 

Members Portfolio Review

September 6, 2014 10:00am - 2:00pm

Registration is now closed for this event and all spots are filled. We will be holding another portfolio review with new reviewers in early 2015.  

 

A 15-minute, one-on-one portfolio review with curators and gallery professionals. Current reviewers are: Chandra Cerrito, Owner,Chandra Cerrito Gallery; Ann Jastrab, Gallery Director, Rayko Photo Center; Aimee Le Duc, Executive Director, Berkeley Art Center and Svea Lin Soll, Director of Swarm, a consultancy and support network for curatorial and artist projects.

 

Here are some helpful articles on portfolio review preparation: 


How to Prepare for Portfolio Reviews by M V Swanson 

Portfolio Review Do's and Don'ts by Jasmine Defoore

How to Prepare for a Portfolio Review by E M Harris 

 


 

 

 

Meet the Director Night

Let's Talk

Introducing Meet the Director nights at BAC: a quarterly series of informal gatherings. Still in her first year as BAC executive director, Aimee Le Duc invites members of the community to visit the center and discuss the changes happening at BAC. Free and open to the public.