Event

Friday Nights @ OMCA

Friday, October 24, 2014, 5–9 pm
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 5:00pm

Join OMCA and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday through the month of October for a festive month of Días de los Muertos-themed evenings. Enjoy local music, food, art, and cultura! Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak beer garden. Enjoy half-price admission, community altar presentations, live music and dance, hands-on activities for kids, and extended OMCA Store hours. Experience the best in Bay Area curbside cuisine!

What to expect on October 24:

4–8 pm: Reflections of Healing Celebration and Mural Unveiling welcoming OMCA’s newest public art project on Lake Merritt Boulevard
5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under
5–9 pm: Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden
5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late
5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: get the weekly list here
5–6:30 pm: October resident DJ Mpenzi spinning hits in the 10th Street Amphitheater
5–8 pm: Family-friendly drop-in activity: paper marigold-making, in honor of the exhibition Songs and Sorrows: Días de los Muertos 20th Anniversary
6:30–7 pm: Dance instruction in the 10th Street Amphitheater
7–9 pm: Live band Con Brio playing Soul music in the 10th Street Amphitheater
7:30–7:45 pm: A Snack Size Docent Tour, a fifteen-minute mini-tour led by a talented OMCA Docent to introduce you to one of the Galleries—you won't know which until the tour begins!

Cost: Half-price gallery admission for adults, ages 18 and under are free. Admission for Members is always free. Cash bar. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks.

Transportation: OMCA is located one block from the Lake Merritt BART Station. Event parking is available at the Museum for a $5 flat fee after 5 pm.

Presented in partnership with Off the Grid: Lake Merritt @ OMCA.

Friday Nights @ OMCA are made possible in part by generous support from the Walter and Elise Haas Fund.