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New! 
Check out the Oral History page. The first two FSM
interviews are up on YouTube through that page.

Current Exhibit

“Art Capital of the West”: Real and Imagined Art Museums and Galleries in Berkeley

Dates of Exhibit: October 11, 2015 through April 2, 2016


Bacon Hall 1901

The Bacon Art and Library Building (1881), one of the first buildings on the Cal campus, featured an art gallery. The flagpole at the right in this 1901 photo was where the Campanile now stands. Photo courtesy of the Berkeley Public Library.

More information is HERE and a flyer for the exhibit and opening program is HERE in pdf for printing
 

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