OMCA Blog: All Posts

  • Carlos Villa, Untitled, on view at OMCA
    May 4, 2022
    Take a tour of OMCA's explore Gallery of California Art this month to get inspired by some of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) artists' works we have on view. These seven diverse artists all explore themes related to their heritage but bring a distinctly California point of view to their art. » Buy Tickets Ruth Asawa, Untitled, 1974
  • Cordell Bank exhibit at OMCA featuring underwater fish and coral
    April 20, 2022
    Celebrate Earth Day this year by going inside, inside the Gallery of Natural Science at OMCA to discover parts of our state you may have never known existed.
  • Two men looking at two Diebenkorn paintings at OMCA
    April 13, 2022
    An offline/online celebration of the singular artist’s beautiful, mysterious body of work. 
  • OMCA Named IMLS Award Winner Finalist
    April 12, 2022
    The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced this week that OMCA is among 30 finalists for the 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service!OMCA is one of three institutions in California to be selected as a finalist for this award. The IMLS National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries that demonstrate significant impact in their communities. For more than 25 years, the award has honored institutions that demonstrate excellence in service to their communities.
  • OMCA staff installing Fletcher Benton's M sculpture
    March 25, 2022
    “Without the voice of the people, the Oakland Museum of California might have become just another museum.”–OMCA 5th anniversary publication  “Right from the start, it was obvious that it had to be a ‘people’s museum,’ a gift from the people to themselves.”  - Kevin Roche, Museum architect