Please note that the BAM/PFA Galleries are closed as we move to our new building in downtown Berkeley, opening in early 2016.
How can I find out more about accessibility for people with disabilities?For information on wheelchair access, disabled parking, sign language-interpreted tours, assistive listening devices, and other services, please see our Special Needs Access page.
How do I arrange a group visit or tour?Our gallery tour program is suspended while the BAM/PFA Galleries are closed. For PFA Theater group sales, contact (510) 643-2197.
Does BAM/PFA rent its facilities for private events?BAM/PFA has curtailed the facility rental program while we prepare to move to our new downtown location. The sculpture garden, terrace, Durant Avenue lobby, and the PFA Theater may be available for rental on a limited basis. Please see our Facilities Rental page for information.
Does BAM/PFA have a lost and found?
For lost and found items in the PFA Theater, please visit the box office (open one hour before the first showtime of the day) or phone the theater manager at (510) 643-2197.
The UC Berkeley campus Lost and Found office is located at 2427 Dwight Way and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Phone: (510) 642-4936.
How do I find parking around BAM/PFA?See the Parking page for a map and details about public parking in the area.
Is photography permitted in the PFA Theater?Photography by the public is prohibited in the theater due to copyright restrictions.
How can I make a delivery to BAM/PFA?All deliveries should be brought to the BAM/PFA loading dock, located at 2625 Durant Avenue between College Avenue and Bowditch Street. Directions and Map
How can I submit proposals for exhibitions at BAM/PFA?Please see How to Submit Exhibition Proposals.
How do I make a gift of art or film to BAM/PFA?Please see our Donations page for information on donating works to the BAM/PFA collections or PFA Library. All donations to BAM/PFA are tax-deductible.
Can I reproduce works from BAM/PFA exhibitions and collections?Questions regarding reproduction of works in the BAM/PFA art collection can be directed to Genevieve Cottraux, email@example.com. Questions regarding reproducing works on loan for exhibitions should be directed to Peter Cavagnaro, Media Relations Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org. Film and video from the BAM/PFA collection may not, under any circumstances, be reproduced. For questions regarding the reproduction of film and video stills, please contact the Library & Film Study Center.
Does BAM/PFA offer art and film appraisal services?BAM/PFA does not provide appraisal services. For film and video appraisals, the Library & Film Study Center can recommend experienced professionals. BAM/PFA cannot recommend specific art appraisers. This partial list of Bay Area art appraisers is offered for reference purposes only:
Butterfield & Butterfield, (415) 861-7500
G. B. Carson, (510) 526-1930
Hobart Associates, (415) 292-3362
Lyon Appraisals, (650) 617-1065
C. L. Wysuph Associates, (925) 256-4071
How can I find out more about art conservation?The museum does not have a conservator on staff. Local conservators in private practice include:
Niccolo Caldararo, (415) 453-9064
Pauline Mohr, (510) 333-7316
Patricia O'Regan, (510) 527-7027
Heida Shoemaker (510) 644-3852
Julie Goldman, (415) 640-4339
Zukor Art Conservation, (510) 652-7915
Tracy Power, (415) 824-8762
Meg Geiss-Mooney, (707) 763-8694
Hannah Riley, (510) 390-6233
How can I find out more about film preservation?Please see our Film and Video Preservation page for information about PFA’s preservation activities. The PFA Library is a good source of general information about film preservation.
Who do you recommend for framing?We cannot recommend a specific framer, but local framers include:
Barbara Anderson Gallery & Framing
2243 5th Street, Berkeley
2999 College Avenue, Berkeley
The Framer’s Workshop
2439 Channing Way, Berkeley
3347 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley
1645 Hopkins Street, Berkeley