Downtown Berkeley's Art House Gallery & Cultural Center mixes art with purpose. In addition to art exhibits, the space also hosts benefit events.
Now more than 35 years old, Pro Arts is an all-purpose resource for artists and art fans alike, as a gallery, performance space, and leader of the East Bay Open Studios program.
The cafe, which replaced the beloved Mama Buzz in February 2012, serves up homemade sausages, pastries, beer, and coffee, all for under $10. Like its predecessor, the space hosts a gallery that features works by local artists.
The contemporary fine art gallery on Piedmont Avenue specializes in exhibitions of small-scale art.
The artist run and operated cooperative gallery exhibits works by twenty artists, including Julie Alvarado, Mary Curtis Ratcliff, Leah Markos, and Eli Geiser.
An upstairs gallery overlooking Broadway.
At Actual Cafe, it's all about sitting down and enjoying the coffeehouse experience. Get a cup of Joe (or tea) served in a real china cup, plop down, and just hang for a while. Actual Cafe boasts comfy furniture and communal seating to encourage actual interaction with actual human life-forms. It's "not just another wi-fi shack." Indoor bike parking and a full menu are also available. Weekends are laptop-free.
After a year and a half, the Alphonse Berber Gallery closed its Berkeley storefront and merged with its Union Square location. Single artist exhibitions shown there feature a wide range of mediums - including light displays, sculpture, and print. The split-level space is available to rent and the venue offers catering services for events.
Housed in a statuesque brick building, this gallery specializes in site specific works. The art displayed here relies on the gallery's space, creating a comprehensive experience in experimental art.
This gallery is currently in the process of finding a new site to display artwork. Check the website for updates.
Rest and relaxation offered through flotation. Customers can spend at least an hour in an enclosed tank floating in a dense solution that keeps the body afloat without any effort.
This gallery, which was founded and directed by Ofra Fisher, Joe Kowalczyk, Michael Steffen, and Peter St. Lawrence, displays dynamic pieces of art sure to please any onlooker. The collection of art studios, located in the emerging Oakland Arts District, display a wide variety of medium, showing the broad spectrum of Bay Area artists and what they produce.
Art installations in a warehouse setting.
A commercial fine art gallery that exhibits art reflecting the social and cultural diversity of both Bay Area and international artists.