Event

Friday Nights @ OMCA

Friday, March 17, 2017, 5–9 pm
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

Warm up this winter with Friday Nights @ OMCA, a hot evening of local music, food, art, and culture! Savor California beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak beer garden. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, hands-on activities for kids, a pop-up art market in the Redwood Burl area, and extended OMCA Store hours. Get a taste of the hottest in Bay Area curbside cuisine!

What to expect on March 17:

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
5–9 pm: OMCA Store open with great artisan California-themed gifts, apparel, books, toys, and more
5–9 pm: Marketplace @ OMCA, featuring local vendors selling their wares in Redwood Burl area
5–6:30 pm: Trackademics spinning hits in the 10th Street Amphitheater
5–8 pm: Family-friendly drop-in activity: Make wings for your sneakers to wear inspired by special exhibition Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture
6:30–7 pm: Spoken word by cast members from the CAAMFest Film BLASIAN NARRATIVES in the 10th Street Amphitheater
7 pm: CAAMFest film BLASIAN NARRATIVES, highlighting the voices and poetry of young people of Black and Asian heritage, in the James Moore Theater
7–9 pm: Live hip hop music by Rocky Rivera in the 10th Street Amphitheater

Garden Access: Please note, OMCA's garden and terraces are now closed during Friday Nights @ OMCA until April 2017. More information on garden access.

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 $7 flat fee after 5 pm.

Save your spot!  Reserve a picnic table for your group during Friday Nights @ OMCA!Presented in partnership with Off the Grid: Lake Merritt @ OMCA. Friday Nights @ OMCA is made possible in part by generous support from Bank of America, the Oakland Museum Women’s Board, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Koret Foundation. 

Off the Grid   Bank of America