Summer Reading Celebration

Sunday, August 5, 2018, 11 am–3 pm
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 11:00am
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Don’t miss the 14th annual Summer Reading Celebration at the Oakland Museum of California with the Oakland Public Library from 11 am–3 pm held in OMCA’s lush gardens. Join hands-on activities and workshops for kids. Enjoy Hip-Hop dance performances and demonstrations by TURFinc. in celebration of special exhibition RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom (closing August 12). TURFinc is an Oakland-based dance company that uses the powerful and unique dance style of TURF as a positive platform for dancers, youth, and community.

While you're here, be sure to visit the Galleries of California Art, History, and Natural Sciences. Check out the Architecture Tour at 1 pm, and the California Art Tour at 2 pm. Pick up a treat for yourself or a loved one in the OMCA Store and enjoy a lunch or snack in Blue Oak café. Spend a day with us and find out why TripAdvisor reviewers call OMCA “a hidden gem.”

Museum hours on Sunday, August 5 are 10 am–6 pm.

Suggested donation: $5 per person as part of First Sundays @ OMCA. Your contribution helps us provide access to other visitors in the community.

Presented in partnership with the Oakland Public Library, City of Oakland Parks and Recreation, and California Historical Society.