Visual Arts

Exhibits and talks about photography and visual arts. Quilt show, etc.

String Magic Fun@South

Learn to make string figures and perform string magic tricks.  String figures are a traditional form of creative found in cultures all over the world.  We will learn a variety of basic figures and simple tricks all with a loop of string - which will be provided to participants.  

This program is for families with children ages 7.5 and up.  Parents are encouraged to participate.  You will begin to create a new family hobby that can be done anytime, anywhere with just a loop of string.

Super Cinema @ Central

August 2014: Historical Dramas

August 1st Howards End Rated PG

August 8th 12 Years a Slave Rated R

August 15th Divided We Fall Rated PG-13

August 22nd Mississippi Burning Rated R

August 29th The Lives of Others Rated R


September 2014: Controversial, Banned, Challenged and Censored!

September 5th I'm No Angel (1933 Not rated)

September 12th The Grapes of Wrath (1940 Not rated)

David Jouris Photography @Central

All are invited to meet Jouris and discuss his work during an Artist Reception on Sunday, June 1st at 2:00 p.m. in the 1st floor Catalog Lobby of the Central Library. For questions regarding this program, call 510-981-6241.

The exhibition will be on display from April 28th – July 6th in the Catalog Lobby on the first floor of the Central Library, 2090 Kittredge at Shattuck in downtown Berkeley.