Center for the Arts & Religion (CARe)

The Center for the Arts & Religion (CARe) promotes scholarship, reflection, and practice in the arts and religion to serve the Graduate Theological Union and to benefit the community.


10am-3pm | T, W, Th

2465 LeConte Avenue, Berkeley CA

Sacred Sounds on view through May 24!

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble in Residence

On view February 7 - May 24, 2019 A wide variety of sacred music, from 15th-century sheet music from the Philippines to a contemporary Catholic Exultet Scroll, highlights the breadth of world religious music and to bring to life the sacrality imbued within sound itself.

CARe Package

The official CARe blog, posting articles, reflections and writing by CARe staff, GTU students and faculty and the wider community. Check out our new series, "Where are they now?" which follows updates from artists displayed in the Doug Adams Gallery over the years.

Exhibition Catalogs

CARe exhibitions live on in catalog form! Remember exhibition highlights through beautiful pictures, interesting essays, and thoughtful reflections.


gallery visitors

who've seen one of our exhibitions over the current academic year


blog posts

featuring interviews, reflections and writings from the GTU community and beyond

$ 100

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Receive free admission to national museums, exhibition catalogs, and invitations to exclusive members-only events


We are free & open to the public!

Transit: 0.3 mile walk from Downtown Berkeley BART station.


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intra•sonant is an interactive experience between audience and performers. Composer Amadeus Regucera and Left Coast's flutist and Feldenkrais practitioner Stacey Pelinka will interweave sound, movement, and meditation. Your movements will shape the music, and we will guide you in adding sounds...

Doug Adams Gallery

From the Field Chamber Opera Rehearsals

In preparation for Left Coast Chamber Ensemble's micro opera From the Field, about the art and milieu of pioneering photographer Dorothea Lange, Left Coast will offer open rehearsals at the Doug Adams Gallery. Music by Christopher Stark; starring soprano Nikki Einfeld and featuring...

Doug Adams Gallery


Enjoy a complete performance of Nicolas Benavides’ Rinconcito for strings and guitar along with a composer Q&A! Nick will take questions and discuss the work as well as his journey as an emerging composer.

Doug Adams Gallery
3:00pm to 5:00pm