For the Field

Whether you're a museum industry professional, an academic researcher, student, or member of the public interested in learning more about how the Oakland Museum of California is part of the museum field, welcome! Here you will find general information about OMCA, its recent 2010 transformation and subsequent internal structure, as well as conference presentations, videos, and other relevant resources that highlight our leadership in the ever-changing field of museum work.

Downloads

   

Oakland Museum of California Organizational Chart

Oakland Museum of California Organizational Chart (PDF)

OMCA 2016 Abriged Strategic Plan

Oakland Museum of Califormia Abriged Strategic Plan (PDF)

 

 

Publications

   

How Visitors Changed Our Museum: Transforming the Gallery of California Art at the Oakland Museum of California

How Visitors Changed Our Museum: Transforming the Gallery of California Art at the Oakland Museum of California (PDF)

How Our Community Changed Our Museum: Transforming the Gallery of California Natural Sciences

How Our Community Changed Our Museum: Transforming the Gallery of California Natural Sciences

Partners in Discovery: Visitor-Centered Tours—Transforming History School Tours at the Oakland Museum of California

Partners in Discovery: Visitor-Centered Tours—Transforming History School Tours at the Oakland Museum of California (PDF)

 

Presentations

   

Inside Out: Embedding Social  Engagement at the Core—A Case Study from the Oakland Museum of California

Inside Out: Embedding Social Engagement at the Core (PPT)

PR Demystified: How to Secure Positive Media Attention For Your Museum

PR Demystified: How to Secure Positive Media Attention For Your Museum (PPT)

Social Media Success: Creating a Social Media Strategy

Social Media Success: Creating a Social Media Strategy (PPT)

In Sync: Collections Care and the Visitor Experience

In Sync: Collections Care and the Visitor Experience (PPT)

 

 

Articles

   

Changing California—Winter 2016 Issue of Inside Out, OMCA Member Magazine

Changing California—Inside Out, OMCA Member Magazine (PDF)

Community Engagement—Winter 2014 Issue of Inside Out, OMCA Member Magazine

Community Engagement—Inside Out, OMCA Member Magazine (PDF)

Metamorphosis—Fall 2012 Issue of Inside Out, OMCA Member Magazine

Metamorphosis—Inside Out, OMCA Member Magazine (PDF)

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Videos    

 Silo-busting: Transforming the Rake into the Flower

Silo-busting: Transforming the Rake into the Flower

Friday Nights @ OMCA: a fabulous street party every Friday Night in Oakland.

Friday Nights @ OMCA: a fabulous street party every Friday Night in Oakland

 

 

Contact

For more information on any of these resources, to request additional information, or to follow up with OMCA about your research or questions, please contact:

Renee Levesque, Executive Coordinator
rlevesque@museumca.org
510-318-8423

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