The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive will open its new building to the public on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Located at the intersection of Oxford and Center Streets, directly across from the UC Berkeley campus, the new building designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro will provide improved spaces for exhibitions, film screenings, and public access to BAM/PFA collections. The new BAM/PFA’s inaugural exhibition, Architecture of Life, will explore the ways that architecture—as concept, metaphor, and practice—illuminates aspects of life experience: the nature of the self and psyche, the fundamental structures of reality, and the power of the imagination to reshape our world. The exhibition will present an international selection of over 200 works of art, architectural drawings and models,

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