In case you were wondering how the Berkeley Art Museum, a Brutalist structure close to Northern California’s Hayward Fault, was converted into a new state-of-the-art incubator lab, a simple answer can be found in the Bakar BioEnginuity Hub’s new logo (by design firm twoxfour), on which an abstraction of the building’s unusual radial floor plan h
Midas: how art becomes life and life becomes art, a new Berkeley Art Center group show organized by longtime Bay Area resident, artist, and curator Squeak Carnwath, embodies so much of what is uniquely lovable about Berkeley.
Berkeley’s ongoing discussion to create 9,000 homes over the next decade will include plans to accommodate artists with affordable housing that meets their needs, including flexible live-work spaces throughout the city.
SAN FRANCISCO — Ted Hernandez, tribal historical preservation officer of the Wiyot Tribe, said bringing home the remains of ancestors from the University of California, Berkeley’s Hearst Museum of Anthropology has been a long process, involving many people.
Whether it’s a favorite T-shirt, a tattered blanket loved since childhood or a cloth heirloom passed down for generations, fabrics have long been imbued with memory and narratives that shape one’s identity.