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  • October 14, 2015–January 3, 2016

    Celebrating the theme of memorial across cultures, the 21st annual Días de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) exhibition explores how Latin American, Filipino, Hawaiian, Japanese, Chinese and other communities view death, memory, and healing.

  • Pieced by Rosie Lee Tompkins, Unfinished (red velvet and embroidery), (detail). 75 in. wide x 57 in. high. Collection of Eli Leon. Photo: Terry Lorant
    September 12, 2015–February 21, 2016

    Highlighting the stunning creations of five quilters from the Oakland-based Eli Leon collection, Yo-Yos & Half Squares presents 20 quilts that defy standard expectations, dating from the late 1980s and early 2000s.

  • 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.


  • January 31, 2015–July 24, 2016

    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.

Past Exhibitions

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