Academy of American Franciscan History 1712 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 Founded in 1943, the Academy of American Franciscan History has produced more than 40 books related to the Franciscans…More and publishes The Americas, a journal that extensively discusses Latin American history. The research institute is affiliated with the Franciscan School of Theology and regularly sponsors seminars and public lectures.
Silk Road House 1944 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 The Silk Road House is a non-profit cultural center that tries to preserve the cultural traditions and histories of a…More variety of cultures related to the silk road. In the tradition of the road's emphasis on hospitality, they host a number of events and assist in the publication of papers detailing the history of the area.
UC Berkeley - History of Art Department 416 Doe Library # 602, Berkeley, CA94720 Cal's art history department is generally considered among the top five in America, and is especially strong in the…More classical, Asian, Baroque and early modern fields. The program is rigorous, and many graduates go on to law or business school. It confers bachelor's and doctoral degrees, but does not admit students seeking a terminal master's degree. It's headquartered in Doe Library, where it maintains an Art History/Classics Library primarily for graduate students and staff. Other resources include the University Art Museum and Hearst Museum of Anthropology; the latter houses much of Cal's non-Western art. There is a separate Department of Art Practice for studio artists.
Berkeley Geochronology Center 2455 Ridge Rd, Berkeley, CA94709 The modest goals of the Berkeley Geochronology Center include "establishing the history of the earth, its inhabitants…More and its interactions with the rest of the solar system." It facilitates collaborations between researchers around the world, examining the geologic record embedded in rocks and other earth materials. Along the way, they learn much about human evolution, climate change and the way the earth has changed over its history. See the website to learn about public events sponsored by the center or to see the latest news in geochronologic research.
Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association 2318 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 The Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association is a nonprofit that protects and restores historical sights and…More buildings in Berkeley. The office is located in a beautiful historic house on Durant Avenue, near the Berkeley campus. This association has a long and proud history in Berkeley and keeps a close eye on new Berkeley development. The goal is to make sure that Berkeley's history is not lost as it continues to grow and thrive.
Mlchael R. Corbett 2161 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Michael R. Corbett is a provider of independent research. His business specializes in architectural history, ecology and…More residential development. Projects have included work for the Siegel House and the Ellen Blood House.
Jerry Hollendorfer 1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA94710 Jerry Hollendorfer, a trainer at Golden Gate Fields, is the fourth winningest horse trainer in the history of North…More American thoroughbred horse racing. His horses have earned $116,253,534 in winnings as of the end of 2010.
Patricia Motzkin 2927 Newbury St, Berkeley, CA94703 Patricia Motzkin provides architecture and interior design services for residential clients. She earned…More a Masters of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Berkeley LDS Institute of Religion 2368 le Conte Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 The Berkeley LDS Institute of Religion is the center for Mormon students at UC Berkeley. They have religion and history…More classes as well as social activities. For a full list of events, activities, and how to get involved, give them a call or refer to their website.
Deborah Harris 2547 8th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Deborah Harris teaches at the Sawtooth School, an art school that teaches fundamental principles of art as well as art…More history and appreciation. She also makes her own woodblock prints and paintings that are on display at her studio, in galleries around Berkeley and online.
Daruma no Gakko 2342 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Founded by mothers of Japanese descent, this four-week summer school program offers children grades K - 6 a chance to…More learn about their Japanese-American history, art, cuisine and language. All ethnicities are welcome, and the half-day program is remarkably affordable.
Pacific Legacy 900 Modoc St, Berkeley, CA94707 This is the Bay Area office of Pacific Legacy, which helps to preserve cultural history as well as helping companies…More comply with local and national preservation laws. It offers archaeological, research, and environmental consulting experience to private companies and various government branches.
Berkeley Historical Society Museum 1931 Center St, Berkeley, CA94704 The Berkeley Historical Society Museum features an extensive collection of historical archives, artifacts and pictures…More pertaining to the history of Berkeley. Admission is free when the museum is open. The museum is always looking for volunteers, labeled photographs and yearbooks from Berkeley's past.