OMCA Blog: Grounds, Gardens, and Galleries

  • December 15, 2018
    Ray Eames would have turned 106 years old on December 15, 2018. Today we celebrate her birthday by remembering her many talents and contributions to art and design. Learn more about Ray and her legacy in The World of Charles and Ray Eames, on view now.
  • A large group of people gathered around the OMCA Amphitheater
    November 13, 2018
    The year might be coming to an end, but we’re not slowing down anytime soon. Mark your calendars for our events and festivities and end 2018 with a bang!
  • A billboard on the side of OMCA that reads: The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.
    October 24, 2018
    Reflect on faith and history with temporary public artwork, part of the For Freedoms 50 State Initiative project.
  • Fresh tomatoes and greens from City Slicker Farms in West Oakland.
    March 2, 2018
    Inspired by our exhibition in the Gallery of California Natural Sciences, Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, we asked Associate Home and Garden Editor, Mike Irvine, of Sunset magazine for tips on growing your own food—no matter how small your space it. Test Your Soil
  • Still from i gave myself space to go back...pt II (2016), courtesy of Yetunde Olagbaju
    February 2, 2018
    Have you ever wanted to travel back—or forward—in time? Oakland-based artist Yetunde Olagbaju gets it, and she finds her own way to do just that. In her multidisciplinary creative practice, she explores the notion of visiting past selves and ancestors, among other compelling topics. Her ethereal and enigmatic video i gave myself space to go back...pt II (2016) is on view through March 4, 2018, in the Oakland Museum of California’s Gallery of California Art. 

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