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.


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Gestures to the Divine: Works by Hagit Cohen on view through Thursday, December 13

Gestures to the Divine: Works by Hagit Cohen

Gestures to the Divine: Works by Hagit Cohen

On view September 6 - December 13, 2018

Israeli-born artist Hagit Cohen applies the technical precision and vigor of digital photography to the shamanic rituals she incorporates into her daily life.

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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. New posts are published every Friday!

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The Religion and Resistance exhibition lives on in app form! Download to read the stories behind the protest posters, photographs and puppet Archbishop Oscar Romero that were displayed in this show.


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Talking with the Trees: John Muir's Nature Spirituality

In conjuncture with CARe's Fall exhibition, “Gestures to the Divine: Works by Hagit Cohen”, this talk, held at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden's famous redwood grove, will explore John Muir's ecstatic relationship to trees.

Redwood Grove, University of California Botanical Garden
10:00am to 11:30am

Brown Bag Lunch - The Life of Lines

CARe's Brown Bag Lunch Series features presentations by recent CARe/GTU grant recipients, students, faculty, and staff. These are informal presentations, so please bring your sack lunch! Free & open to the public. On Novemeberr 2, Louise Victor will be giving the talk, The Life of Lines. ...

Doug Adams Gallery
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Third Thursdays at BAMPFA - Dr. Devin Zuber

Every Third Thursday of the month, receive a complimentary ticket to the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and hear a short talk by a GTU faculty member on an exhibition or artwork. 

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
4:30pm to 5:30pm