Exhibitions

On View Now

  • A car in Oakland photographed by Amanda Sade for RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style and Wisdom at the Oakland Museum of California
    March 24–August 12, 2018

    RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom tells the under-recognized story of how Hip-Hop changed the world, starting from its roots on the streets, before rap, DJing, street art,  breakin' (breakdancing), and street fashion launched into mainstream popular culture.

  • Yellow squash from City Slicker Farms in West Oakland.
    December 16, 2017–January 13, 2019

    Discover how and why Oakland grows food in this exhibition on view in OMCA's Gallery of California Natural Sciences.

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • April 21–September 9, 2018

    Experience northern California’s best kept secret in design and craft: J.B. Blunk (1926–2002), a mid-century artist whose connection to nature governed his daily life. 

  • Charles and Ray Eames selecting slides. © Eames Office LLC.
    October 13, 2018–February 17, 2019

    Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of the most influential designers of the twentieth century.

Past Exhibitions

View OMCA's past exhibitions