Welcome to the Oakland Museum of California's Press Room, a resource for media professionals. Here you will find general information about OMCA, its transformation and reopening, as well as news releases for current and upcoming exhibitions, programs, and events.

Advance Exhibition Schedule
OMCA's 2015–2016 exhibition schedule (Updated November 5, 2015) (PDF)

Press Releases
Browse our press releases (also available for download in PDF format).

High-Resolution Press Images

On View Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Permanent Galleries  News & Programs

Bees: Tiny Insect, Big Impact

Altered State: Marijuana in California

Gallery of California History

Bay Bridge Steel

UNEARTHED: Found + Made


Friday Nights @ OMCA

Yo-Yos & Half Squares: Contemporary California Quilts


Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Monkey




White Elephant Sale



For more information, to request press images, or to be added to OMCA's press list, contact:

Kelly Koski
510-318-8453; 510-418-5725

The materials in the OMCA Press Room are made available to members of the media for non-commercial use in print and online promotion of permanent galleries, exhibitions and events. Any other use requires OMCA prior written permission. If you are downloading images, please include the appropriate photo and copyright attribution (found in Credits document in each press image gallery). Additional images are available by request. If you have any questions regarding the use or distribution of these materials, please contact Kelly Koski at 510-318-8453 or If you are not a member of the media, please refer to OMCA's Contact Us page to find the appropriate contact information for the party you hope to reach.

Please note: Advance notice is required for in-gallery photography. Use of flash is prohibited on certain artwork and artifacts.