OMCA Blog: Wishing You Were Here!

  • Children pose for a photo inside colorful exhibition Nature's Gift: Humans, Friends and the Unknown at Oakland Museum of California
    November 20, 2017
    Looking for something fun to do with your family this holiday season? We have something special just waiting for you and your family—literally! Our latest exhibition needs you to complete the experience. Nature’s Gift: Humans, Friends & the Unknown is all about connecting people together, and sparking joy and creativity.  
  • Friday Nights at OMCA is a family-friendly fun thing to do
    October 30, 2017
    This November we’re excited to share a full month of events with you from keeping your extended family entertained to supporting OMCA through Museum Store Sunday. 
  • Museum visitors recline next to a glowing inflatable sculpture Nature's Gift at Oakland Museum of California
    October 23, 2017
    Inside OMCA’s new exhibition Nature’s Gift: Humans, Friends & the Unknown, you have unbridled permission to play—or lie down! Inside this Astroturf-lined room, you’ll find a row of silky hammocks, full-size bean bags and seating cushions, and, of course, an enormous inflatable sculpture—not quite plant or animal, but definitely not human—that stretches up to the ceiling and emits a rainbow of light.
  • People in costumes dancing to Michael Jackson's Thriller at the Oakland Museum of California
    October 22, 2017
    We have many traditions at OMCA, and Thriller Night during Halloween weekend at Friday Nights @ OMCA is one of our favorites! On Friday, October 27 from 5–10 pm, join us—in costume, of course—to learn the dance movies to Thriller at 6:30 pm. Don't miss the special spooky surprise at the end of the night (head towards the 10th Street Amphitheater around 8:45).
  • Days of the Dead skeleton skull mugs at the OMCA Store
    October 20, 2017
    Get in the Fall spirit with the OMCA Store, featuring a fresh selection of Days of the Dead-themed artwork, apparel, decorations, and more in conjunction with our new Days of the Dead exhibition, Metamorphosis & Migration (on view through January 14, 2018) and Community Celebration on Sunday, October 22.

Pages