Terrific Chinese Art Exhibit at UC Berkeley Art Museum

REPENTANT MONK: ILLUSION AND DISILLUSION IN THE ART OF CHEN HONGSHOU

October 25, 2017–January 28, 2018

UC Berkeley Art Museum  (BAMPFA)

2155 Center Street (between Oxford & Shattuck Ave, in downtown Berkeley)

If you are interested in Chinese arts and culture, don’t miss this first of its kind exhibit at the UC Berkeley Art Museum that focus solely on Chen Hongshou, a major figure in Chinese painting of the late Ming and early Qing dynasties.

Highlighting a selection of his best extant work, including figure, landscape, and bird-and-flower paintings drawn from BAMPFA’s holdings as well as collections worldwide, the exhibition demonstrates why Chen (1599–1652) has long been regarded as one of the most visually exciting artists of his time.  (Read more)

The Guided Tours below are included with the modest cost of admission, and no advance reservation required.

  • Sunday, Dec 3, 2017, 2 PM
  • Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017, 12:15 PM
  • Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017, 12:15 PM

Gallery admission includes access to scheduled tours, lectures, readings, and other programs unless otherwise noted.

$12 General admission

$10 Non-UC Berkeley students, disabled, 65+ 

Admission FREE: First Thursday of each month 


FREE BAMPFA members; UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff; 18 & under + one adult.

Accessible by public transportation.  Just one block from downtown Berkeley BART station.

CLOSED Mondays and Tuesdays

Open Wednesday–Sunday, 11 AM to 7 PM