OMCA Blog: Engaging Exhibitions

  • A dancer in a black dress poses while three dancers in red, blue, and yellow dresses pose behind her
    January 16, 2019
    Don’t miss this opportunity to engage in a thoughtful conversation with some of the Bay Area’s most inspiring innovators in the creative community. Get tickets here.
  • Man and woman reading book inside special exhibition The World of Charles and Ray Eames
    January 9, 2019
    Tell us #YourEamesStory for a chance to win a classic Eames design.
  • Photographer Brittsense poses facing the camera with her left hand under her chin
    June 26, 2018
    28-year-old photographer Brittani Sensabaugh is much more than a documentarian: She is a multimedia force for change, sending a message of love and strength with her compelling images.
  • A 1928 Edison turntable on display in RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style and Wisdom at the Oakland Museum of California
    April 30, 2018
    Before our special exhibition RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom opened, Oakland's own legendary MC Jahi of PE 2.0 visited the Oakland Museum of California's archives, where he discovered something he didn't expect. Here, Jahi tells the behind-the-scenes story of finding OMCA's 1928 Edison turntable. Plus, don't miss a chance to see Jahi perform with PE 2.0 this Friday, May 4, at 7 pm during our Friday Nights @ OMCA Block Party!
  • The dancer Traci Bartlow mid-movement on stage wearing a shirt with a heart
    March 27, 2018
    Many people think that Hip-Hop may have begun in the Bronx, but the Bay adapted the culture on its own terms—thanks to innovators who changed the game by crafting unique beats, inspired rhymes, and fresh dance moves. Here are three local luminaries who were instrumental in shaping the region’s Hip-Hop scene and who helped OMCA develop its new exhibition RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom. THE DOCUMENTARIAN

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