OMCA Blog: All Posts

  • Alicia Goode works meticulously on a taxidermy seagull inside of a workshop
    February 28, 2019
    Are you interested in the behind-the-scenes of OMCA? Have you ever wondered what it takes to build exhibitions, or take care of taxidermy? We asked OMCA Preparator Supervisor and Taxidermist Alicia Goode six questions on what it’s like to build, install, and maintain our Galleries of California Art, History, and Natural Sciences.
  • A teacher and students look up and point at something out of frame
    February 15, 2019
    OMCA extends a warm invitation to families impacted by the OUSD teacher strike. From Wednesday through Friday, 11 am–5 pm, adults will pay regular admission, while children who attend Oakland Unified may visit for free during the strike.
  • A Black Power fist made of construction paper
    February 8, 2019
    In honor of Black History Month, we are sharing the many different ways you can remember important people and events in Black history right here at OMCA. From artists to activists, and everything in between, our galleries highlight numerous people whose contributions to American history should be celebrated this and every month. Here are some ways you can celebrate with us.
  • A large red Chinese dragon stands on stilts high above a large crowd of people
    February 1, 2019
    The tradition of Lunar New Year is celebrated around the world. At the Oakland Museum of California, our annual celebration highlights the many Asian cultures represented around the Bay Area. 
  • (Right) Man on grass in Powers of Ten film by Charles and Ray Eames. (Left) Children on grass in similar posture.
    January 29, 2019
    In the final weeks of special exhibition, The World of Charles and Ray Eames, we invited you to tell us how Charles and Ray have impacted your life. Though the Your Eames Story Contest in collaboration with the Eames Office, we learned how Charles and Ray have brought inspiration and joy to generations. Thank you to all the participants. The winning entry is from Adam Weintraub AIA and Mishi Hosono AIA of New York, New York.

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