The Magnes Calendar lists gallery opening days, and the schedule of public programs.

Please note that in the course of the 2015-2016 Academic year our galleries will remain closed to the public during Summer Break (June 27-August 26, 2015) and Winter Break (December 19, 2015-January 25, 2016).  

During Summer and Winter Breaks, The Magnes remains open to researchers on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week. For further information about collection access and use of the Florence Helzel Collection Study, refer to the Collection Services Page


The annual exhibition schedule follows UC Berkeley's Academic Calendar, with openings in the Fall and Spring semesters of each year.

During the Academic Year, Galleries are open every week from Tuesday through Friday, 11am-4pm, and on evenings and weekends during public events. Entrance is free.

Click on the events in the calendar below to learn about our exhibitions and public programs

Please note that the exhibitions will not be available to the public on other times, except for previously planned group visits

September 2016

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During the Fall and Spring Semesters, our Gallery Hours are: Tuesday - Friday: 11am-4pm Admission is Free  Please note that galleries are closed during summer break. The Magnes remains ...