OMCA Blog: All Posts

  • Photographer Brittsense poses facing the camera with her left hand under her chin
    June 26, 2018
    28-year-old photographer Brittani Sensabaugh is much more than a documentarian: She is a multimedia force for change, sending a message of love and strength with her compelling images.
  • Mike Irvine stands in a garden, smiling
    June 26, 2018
    Mike Irvine, Associate Home and Garden Editor of Sunset Magazine, gives five pointers on growing your own food -- no matter how small your space is
  • Alicia and Larry Van Riggs embrace in the foreground while their two young daughters draw on a large chalkboard in the background
    June 25, 2018
    OMCA is all about making connections for Alicia Van Riggs—to her family, her spirituality, and to Oakland as a whole.
  • A 1928 Edison turntable on display in RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style and Wisdom at the Oakland Museum of California
    April 30, 2018
    Before our special exhibition RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom opened, Oakland's own legendary MC Jahi of PE 2.0 visited the Oakland Museum of California's archives, where he discovered something he didn't expect. Here, Jahi tells the behind-the-scenes story of finding OMCA's 1928 Edison turntable. Plus, don't miss a chance to see Jahi perform with PE 2.0 this Friday, May 4, at 7 pm during our Friday Nights @ OMCA Block Party!
  • Tommy Shepard and Kaitlyn McGraw of Alphabet Rockers dancing on stage at the Oakland Museum of California
    April 16, 2018
    As a long-time Friday Nights @ OMCA favorite, Oakland’s Grammy-nominated Alphabet Rockers hold a special place in our heart. Kaitlin McGraw and Tommy Shepherd, Jr. of the Hip-Hop group have been performing their moving, uplifting music since 2008. Come check them out on Friday, April 20, during our Friday Nights @ OMCA Block Party at 5:30 pm! 

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