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 October 6, 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

UNEARTHED: Found + Made

Gallery of California History

Friday Nights @ OMCA

Pacific Worlds—Gallery 1

Rituals + Remembrance  

Bay Bridge Steel

Pacific Worlds—Gallery 2

Altered State: Marijuana in California  

Days of the Dead Community Celebration

Yo-Yos & Half Squares: Contemporary California Quilts      

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

Claudia Leung

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 Claudia Leung at 510-318-8459 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.