Friday Nights @ OMCA
Join OMCA and Off the Grid on 10th Street every for a taste of local music, food, art, and culture! Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak beer garden. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, hands-on activities for kids, and extended OMCA Store hours. Bring the whole family to OMCA for a sampling of the best in Bay Area curbside cuisine!
What to expect on May 30:
5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under
5–9 pm: Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden
5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late
5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: get the weekly list here
5–6:30 pm: May resident DJ Jonah Nice spinning hits in the 10th Street Amphitheater
5–8 pm: Family-friendly drop-in activity: design your own superhero mask, inspired by the exhibition Sunshine and Superheroes
6–6:30 pm: Story time with Oakland Public Library, on the last Friday of every month
6–8 pm: Makers & Tasters Series featuring Whole Foods Market and local food entrepreneur Nona Lim who makes soups, broths and noodles in West Oakland, bringing out her noodle cart to sample out her delicious soup and noodles
6:30–7 pm: Double dutch lesson in the 10th Street Amphitheater, led by Adrianna Mitchell from Girls' Sports, a program of Oakland Parks and Recreation
7–9 pm: Live band Hot Einstein playing rock with influences from vintage Bowie to King Curtis, Nina Simone to Led Zeppelin in the 10th Street Amphitheater
7– 9 pm: SuperAwesome Salon: Zines & Print Culture, exploring culture inside and outside the Gallery
7:30–7:45 pm: A Snack Size Docent Tour, a fifteen-minute mini-tour led by a talented OMCA Docent to introduce you one of the Galleries—you won't know which until the tour begins!
Cost: Half-price gallery admission for adults, ages 18 and under are free. Admission for Members is always free. Cash bar. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks.
Transportation: OMCA is located one block from the Lake Merritt BART Station. Event parking is available at the Museum for a $5 flat fee after 5 pm.
Presented in partnership with Off the Grid: Lake Merritt @ OMCA.
Makers and Tasters Series sponsored by Whole Foods Market on Friday, May 30, 2014.
Friday Nights @ OMCA is made possible by generous support from the Walter and Elise Haas Fund.