On View Now

  • February 14–June 21 2015

    In this exhibition, 23 works by San Francisco-based photographer Marion Gray capture performances, dance, and installations by some of the most significant artists in the Bay Area and beyond.

  • January 31–September 20, 2015

    A new exhibition takes a look at the wildly diverse and intricate world of one of the most important creatures to human agriculture and the natural environment, through family-friendly experiences, hands-on activities, and media.

  • Diego Rivera Allegory of California (detail), 1931.The City Club of San Francisco, Stock Exchange Tower, 2014. Photograph by Johnna Arnold © 2014 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
    September 20, 2014–April 12, 2015

    This major collaboration brings together important works from SFMOMA and OMCA's collections, exploring how California artists have influenced and been influenced by artists, trends, and cultures on national and international levels.

  • May 23, 2014–May 31, 2015

    This installation in the Gallery of California History co-curated with faculty and students at San Diego State University highlights the economic and social impact of the largest and longest-running comics convention.

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Who is Oakland? exhibition at Oakland Museum of California
    April 11–July 12, 2015

    Who is Oakland? is an exploration of Oakland’s many dimensions through the work of artists who live and work here, and love this city.

  • Michelle Dizon, Ex Utero, 2015 (still). One-channel video installation. Courtesy of the artist. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License
    April 11–November 8, 2015

    In three video installations on view in the Gallery of California Art, artist Michelle Dizon examines memory, loss, and experiences of displacement for people from many backgrounds, including her own.

  • Model outrigger canoe | wa'a. Wood, cotton twine, 18.5 in. x 8.5 in. x 3.125 in. Collection of Oakland Museum of California, Gift of Mrs. C. L. Mitchell
    May 30, 2015–January 3, 2016

    Pacific Worlds celebrates the vibrant historic and cultural relationships, past and present, between the Pacific Islands and California.


Past Exhibitions

View OMCA's past exhibitions