OMCA Blog: Posts tagged "OMCA"

  • A black and white image of OMCA's peace terrace with Lake Merritt in the background
    June 11, 2019
    Brittany Bradley, OMCA’s Intellectual Property and Imaging Coordinator, not only handles photographing, digitizing, and reproducing collection materials at the Museum, she’s also a skilled wet-plate collodion photographer. We sat down with Brittany to talk about how her artistic passion combines with work in OMCA’s newest exhibition, Pushing West: The Photography of Andrew J. Russell.
  • A black and white photograph of a woman with her arms crossed sitting at a table that has posters and buttons promoting Women's Liberation
    March 28, 2019
    For Women’s History Month, the National Museum of Women in the Arts has brought back its annual social media challenge to ask, “Can you name five women artists?” Faced with inequality in the arts world, this challenge is meant to inspire conversation and bring awareness about incredible women to a large audience.
  • Alicia Goode works meticulously on a taxidermy seagull inside of a workshop
    February 28, 2019
    Are you interested in the behind-the-scenes of OMCA? Have you ever wondered what it takes to build exhibitions, or take care of taxidermy? We asked OMCA Preparator Supervisor and Taxidermist Alicia Goode six questions on what it’s like to build, install, and maintain our Galleries of California Art, History, and Natural Sciences.
  • Black and white archival image of the OMCA amphitheater filled with people
    September 20, 2018
    OMCA is celebrating its 49th birthday.
  • Ayanna Reed, Director of Human Resources at the Oakland Museum of California
    February 2, 2018
    One summer during my college years I interned for the Port of Oakland, one of largest shipping ports in the country. I was a business student at the time and the internship gave me a fascinating opportunity for on-the-job training. The internship turned out to be a great, low-stakes introduction to navigating office politics and learning more of the emotional intelligence and soft skills I would need later in my professional career.

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