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 opens February 7, 2019!

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble in Residence

On view February 7 - May 17, 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. New posts are published every Friday!

caregtu_gallery app

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.


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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Left Coast Ear with Kurt Rohde, Part 2

Acclaimed violist and composer Kurt Rohde plays and discusses new works for solo viola and electronics from Tina Tallon and Elainie Lillios.

Doug Adams Gallery

Exploration of Spirituality and Storytelling in Dance

As part of the weekend-long resiency around Akram Khan's XENOS, the Center for the Arts & Religion at the Graduate Theological Union will host an interactive session exploring spiritual and movement ideas. Liturgical dance artists Carla DeSola (CARe/GTU) and David McCauley (...

Doug Adams Gallery
10:30am to 12:30pm

Meaning-Making in Dance: Methods for Interpreting Akram Khan’s XENOS

As part of the weekend-long resiency around Akram Khan's XENOS, the Center for the Arts & Religion is hosting a panel discussion in partnership with UC Berkeley's Cal Performances to allow audience members to make personal connections with the work. This event will be held...

Tilden Room
3:00pm to 4:00pm