OMCA Blog: Wishing You Were Here!

  • Gamelan Sekar Jaya will performance Balinese music and dance Friday Nights at OMCA
    November 27, 2017
    December might be the end of the year, but we’re not slowing down anytime soon. This month is filled with events and activities to make your holiday season extra fun. Our festivities kick off this weekend, so start making your plans now!  
  • 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).

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