A Celebration of Spirit - Welcoming GTU’s Community to Experience the Reimagined Hewlett Building on Holy Hill
The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is pleased to announce a celebration welcoming the GTU community to experience the reimagined Hewlett Building on Holy Hill. This community block party will take place on Saturday, October 14th, from 1-4pm PT, featuring an exciting lineup of events and activities for attendees of all ages, including an official ribbon cutting, food and drink, live music, and a live dance performance.
Free public parking is available on the streets surrounding the Graduate Theological Union. Please note that Ridge Rd will be closed to traffic on Saturday, October 14.
Join the Celebration!
- 1-1:30 PM: Welcome and Mingle
- 1:30 PM: GTU Presentations
- Welcome from Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs Jennifer W. Davidson
- Interreligious Prayer
- Remarks from GTU Board of Trustees Chair William Glenn
- Remarks from GTU President Uriah Kim
- 1:50 PM: Official Ribbon Cutting
- 2:00 PM: Live Dance Performance
- 2:15-4:00 PM: Live Music
- Ongoing tours of the Hewlett Building begin after 1:50 PM
- Explore the grand opening of the Doug Adams Gallery
- 3:00 PM: Guided Tour of the Hewlett Building for GTU Alums
- Food and drinks
- Shaved ice machine
- Live music
- Archival photography slideshow
- Swag table featuring free, fun take-home items
- Alum table
- Kids activities
Located at 2400 Ridge Road in Berkeley, the Hewlett Building is a local landmark and the flagship of GTU, originally designed by renowned architect Louis Kahn. The redesigned Hewlett Building stands as a testament to GTU's commitment to academic excellence and community engagement. Its architectural significance, combined with its rich history, makes it a place of profound importance to the GTU community and the Berkeley area.
We hope to see you there!