Nina Deckert

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Memorial Information & Art Showing

We have scheduled two seperate events to honor Nina. A Memorial and a showing of some of Nina's art.

Memorial Information

WHEN: April 14th (Saturday) From 11AM-2PM - RSVP REQUIRED PLEASE! (see below)
WHERE: Brazilian Room (aka Brazil Room) in Tilden Park, Berkeley, California.

  • This is an informal event. Nina hated dressing up, so please feel free to come dressed as casually as you like.
  • There will be a multimedia presentation at 12:30.

RSVP Using the simple form below (Easiest!)


  • E-Mail
  • Call 510-845-4581. Leave a message with your name, phone & number of guests.
  • Mail to: Sam Lewit, 1213 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94702

Directions to the Brazilian Room

The Brazillian Room is located in Tilden Park high in the hills of Berkeley.

From Highway 80

  1. Take the University Ave Berkeley exit of Highway 80 east away from the bay about 2 miles to Oxford St.
  2. Make a LEFT turn on Oxford St to Rose.
  3. Make a RIGHT on Rose to Spruce.
  4. Make a LEFT on Spruce.
  5. At the top of the hill (Stop Sign), cross the intersection and Spruce becomes Wildcat Canyon Road.
  6. Continue for 2 miles and the Brazilian Room will be on your left.

From Highway 24

  1. At the east end of the Caldecott Tunnel, exit Fish Ranch Road up to Grizzly Peak Boulevard.
  2. Turn RIGHT and continue to Golf Course Rd.
  3. Turn RIGHT and continue to stop sign.
  4. Turn RIGHT on Shasta Rd.
  5. Shasta dead-ends into the Brazilian Room parking lot.


There is a small parking lot directly in front of the Brazilian Room. If this lot is full, go northwest on Wildcat Canyon Rd and there are parking spaces on the side of the road. There is also additional parking on Anza View Rd which is the one-way road that wraps behind the Brazil Room. AVOID CITATION AND DO NOT PARK IN ANY PROHIBITED AREAS!

Public Transportation

Surprisingly there is fairly easy bus service from Berkeley BART right to the door of the Brazil Room using AC Transit #67 bus.

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Art Showing

An informal showing of Nina's art will be at Gruenwald Press at 1663 Mission Street (entrance on Plum), San Francisco, CA 94103. The opening is Friday April 13th from 5pm-8pm. The gallery will also be open on Saturday from 3pm-6pm. All are welcome. No RSVP required. Art is not available for sale.

A HUGE "Thank you" to John Gruenwald for his generousity in letting us use his space.

Transportation to Gruenwald Press

Public Transport: It is a 10 minute walk from the 16th Street Mission BART station. If already in San Francisco, there are several MUNI bus lines that stop within a block of the gallery.

Driving: From East & South. Highway 101 NORTH and follow signs for Golden Gate Bridge. As soon as you're off the freeway, start looking for parking. The gallery entrance is on Plum St right off of Mission Street. Look for the yellow "Gruenwald Press" sign and the yellow door below and to the right of the sign.

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