On View Now

  • 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.

  • Museum visitors inside Nature's Gift: Humans, Friends & the Unknown by FriendsWithYou at the Oakland Museum of California
    October 7, 2017–January 21, 2018

    Discover an immersive exhibition that blurs the lines between imagination and reality. Experience the world premiere of Nature’s Gift by FriendsWithYou. This larger-than-life sculpture glows with a rainbow of color and promises plenty of dazzling surprises. Bring a friend—joy is best when shared. 

  • Portraits of African American men interviewed in video art installation Question Bridge
    September 29, 2017–February 25, 2018

    After a widely successful showing in 2012, Question Bridge: Black Males returns to the Oakland Museum of California this fall. Immerse yourself in intimate videos—woven together and arranged to simulate face-to-face conversations between participants—among a diverse group of 160 Black men across the United States.

Past Exhibitions

View OMCA's past exhibitions