The Kala Gallery is open Tuesday – Friday 12 – 5pm and Saturday 12-4:30pm.
Our studios are open by appointment. Please contact Ben Engle, firstname.lastname@example.org, to schedule a visit.
Kala Gallery is wheelchair accessible. There are ramps at the San Pablo Avenue entrance and through the back parking lot that is shared with Orchard Supply Hardware. Enter the parking lot from Ashby Ave between San Pablo and 9th. Use the loading dock ramp on the far South side of the parking lot, closest to Orchard Supply Hardware and Looking Glass Photo.
By Car: To reach the gallery from Highway 80/580, exit at Ashby Avenue, continue East on Ashby until San Pablo Avenue. Take a left on San Pablo, heading North. We are located halfway down the block on the left-hand side of the street, at 2990 San Pablo Ave. Park on the street or enter the parking lot behind the building via Ashby Ave. Park close to Orchard Supply Hardware, and enter the back of the Gallery through Loading Dock A.
By Public Transit: Take BART to 19th St. Oakland. On the street, catch the 72 or 72R AC Transit bus, ride it to the intersection of San Pablo and Ashby, and get off. OR, take BART to the Ashby station, walk or bike down Russell St. (parallel to Ashby one block north) to San Pablo Ave, and turn left to 2990 San Pablo Ave to reach the gallery. To reach the studios turn right on San Pablo, then walk one block north on San Pablo, and turn left on Heinz Ave.
Tuesday-Friday, Noon-5:00p.m. Saturday, Noon-4:30 p.m.
Other times by appointment
Kala’s Printmaking Studio and Electronic Media Center are located at 1060 Heinz Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710.
The Printmaking Studio is wheelchair accessible. There is a ramp and elevator at the back parking lot. From Heinz Ave heading west turn left on 9th street (across from Berkeley Bowl West), then take another left into our parking lot. Our loading dock is on the north side of the lot (closest to where you entered). Take the ramp to the freight elevator. The Kala Printmaking studio is on the 3rd floor. For weekend elevator access, please call our offices 48 hours in advance at 510-549-2977.
Go up the short flight of outside stairs and push Kala’s buzzer to be let into the building. Our main printmaking studio is on the 3rd floor, buzz “Kala Institute.” The Electronic Media Center is on the 2nd floor, buzz “Kala EMC.” If you need special assistance (e.g. the elevator), please call 510-549-2977 or 510-841-7000.
By Car: from I-80, exit at Ashby Ave., drive east (away from the Bay) to San Pablo Ave. Turn left onto San Pablo, and left again at the next street, Heinz Ave. We are located on Heinz Ave. at 10th Street. There is street parking on Heinz Ave., or adjacent blocks.
By Public Transit: Take BART to 19th St. Oakland. On the street, catch the 72 or 72R AC Transit bus, ride it to the intersection of San Pablo and Ashby, and get off. OR, take BART to the Ashby station, walk or bike down Russell St. (parallel to Ashby one block north) to San Pablo Ave, and turn right. Then walk north a short ways on San Pablo, and turn left on Heinz Ave. We are in the first block of Heinz.