OMCA Blog: Wishing You Were Here!

  • At OMCA, we like a good party. Friday Nights @ OMCA is where it’s at, whether you’re coming to see a special exhibition for half-price, getting down on the dance floor, or enjoying a drink at the bar and delicious eats from Off the Grid. We’ve got an amazing lineup for you every week this month, so make sure to stop by for these special installments of #OMCAFridays.
  • Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibition catalog.
  • The White Elephant Sale is in a 96,000 square foot warehouse. Photo: Odell Hussey Photography
    The annual White Elephant Sale is back for two days—March 4 and 5, 10 am to 4 pm both days. Don’t miss out on amazing finds from bikes and sports equipment to vintage hats, purses, and gloves, to vinyl records, furniture, dishware, and more. All proceeds from the event go to support the Oakland Museum of California’s programs and exhibitions. Whether it’s your first time attending or you’re a seasoned shopper, here are tips about how to make the most of the famed Sale.  
  • 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. This year’s event on Sunday, February 12 marks the Year of the Rooster, a year that symbolizes boldness, family ties, and intensity. Whether you come every year or you are just beginning to learn about these traditions, here are ten ways to engage with this colorful festival of good fortune.  
  • Smartphone projector from the OMCA Store.
    Valentine’s Day. Another day out of the year when we get to show our loved ones how much they mean to us. This year, make it even more special with a great gift from the OMCA Store that helps you and yours to spend quality time together. Whether you’re hanging out with your date, your mates, or the whole family, here are some great gift ideas to get you started.   

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