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POSTPONED: Art of Reparations: MLK Day Showcase

EVENT POSTPONED, MUSEUM OPEN: Monday, January 17, 2022
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 11:00pm

The Art of Reparations: MLK Day Showcase, in partnership with Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), was originally planed for January 17, 2022 but has been postponed. Check back soon for information on the rescheduled event.

On Monday, January 17, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, OMCA will be open to the public from 11 am to 5 pm. Visitors are invited to explore the Museum’s galleries of California art, history, and natural sciences, as well as special exhibition, Mothership: Voyage Into Afrofuturism, on view through February 27, 2022.

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The OUSD Reparations Art Contest provides an immersive experience that highlights and uplifts the work of the OUSD Reparations Resolution. The resolution is OUSD’s commitment to acknowledging the history of systemic harm done to Black students and families in the district, and to investing in the repair of that harm. Student artwork will be displayed for public viewing.