OMCA Blog: Posts tagged "OMCA"

  • A colorful poster of a side profile of a person with a silhouette of a crowd of people at the bottom. The text reads: The World Vs. the 1%, Capitalism is the Crisis
    March 28, 2019
    For Women’s History Month, the National Museum of Women in the Arts has brought back its annual social media challenge to ask, “Can you name five women artists?” Faced with inequality in the arts world, this challenge is meant to inspire conversation and bring awareness about incredible women to a large audience.
  • 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.
  • Black and white archival image of the OMCA amphitheater filled with people
    September 20, 2018
    OMCA is celebrating its 49th birthday.
  • Ayanna Reed, Director of Human Resources at the Oakland Museum of California
    February 2, 2018
    One summer during my college years I interned for the Port of Oakland, one of largest shipping ports in the country. I was a business student at the time and the internship gave me a fascinating opportunity for on-the-job training. The internship turned out to be a great, low-stakes introduction to navigating office politics and learning more of the emotional intelligence and soft skills I would need later in my professional career.
  • James Baldwin quote on the chalkboard at the Oakland Museum of California
    August 28, 2017
    This morning, we walked into the Oak Street Plaza after a turbulent weekend in the Bay Area, and an especially busy weekend at the Museum, to find a rainbow of chalk colors and a vibrant spectrum of words from our community.

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