OMCA Blog: Wishing You Were Here!

  • October 12, 2016
    The Oakland Museum of California’s largest annual event—the Days of the Dead Community Celebration—is one of the East Bay's most popular events for Días de los Muertos. This year’s Celebration on Sunday, October 16 marks the 22nd anniversary! Whether you come every year or you are just beginning to learn about the tradition, here are the top 10 tips to help you get the most out of this exciting day at OMCA.  
  • Photo: Odell Hussey Photography
    September 30, 2016
    How do you to celebrate the end of summer? Friday Nights @ OMCA, the Bay Area’s best weekly Friday Night event, in my humble opinion, is your go-to combination street festival/block party/happy hour/arts and culture/live music/food truck/family-friendly destination. 
  • Oakland Public Library selections from a Books & Blankets bag at the Oakland Museum of California
    July 29, 2016
    There’s a special synergy between the Oakland Museum of California and the Oakland Public Library with a more-than-decade-old partnership on the Summer Reading Program and Celebration, and a newer partnership called Books & Blankets, which offers families a free way to read together in the Gardens. Oakland librarian Amy Martin shares her ways to keep kids engaged over summer break.

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