OMCA Blog: All Posts

  • Matthew Linzner, program manager for Love Cultivating Schoolyards, at work in the garden.
    December 14, 2017
    Urban gardening—whether in one’s yard, a community plot, or even in window box—is the subject of a dynamic, family-friendly exhibition in the Gallery of California Natural Sciences called Take Root: Oakland Grows Food.
  • Cartoonist Gene Yang drawing in a comic book store. Courtesy of Articulate with Jim Cotter.
    December 6, 2017
    Here at OMCA, we are big fans of Articulate with Jim Cotter, a weekly public television show from WHYY, Philadelphia’s PBS and NPR member-station, that explores how creative thinkers help shape our understanding of the world to share selections from the series. Articulate presents a mix of topic features and profiles of some of today’s leading artists, including great thinkers based in California.
  • December 5, 2017
    The OMCA Store is your one-stop resource for inspired gifts this year. From handcrafted ornaments and housewares to an extraordinary selection of books and locally made crafts, the OMCA Store is filled with cool gifts for everyone on your shopping list.
  • December 4, 2017
    The holidays are coming up quick! Here’s our shortlist of fun and whimsical gifts inspired by our special exhibition, Nature’s Gift: Humans, Friends & the Unknown from the artistic collaborative FriendsWithYou. Get ready to add ways to spark joy and delight to your shopping list!
  • November 30, 2017
    Metamorphosis & Migration: Days of the Dead Guest Curator Evelyn Orantes reflects on cultural and personal traditions of remembrance, and the human impulse to create rituals to help us outwardly express our inner emotions. Artists use that impulse and gift us with artworks that give form to the things that live in our hearts and minds.  

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