OMCA Blog: Engaging Exhibitions

  • 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!
  • Yellow squash from City Slicker Farms in West Oakland.
    November 21, 2017
    Our upcoming exhibition, Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, is all about the ecological and cultural factors of how and why food is grown in Oakland, using interactive features to help us all understand what factors determine where, how, why, and what is grown throughout the city. You could check off the bulk of your produce for Thanksgiving and all other upcoming winter feasts on your list by shopping at local markets!
  • Children pose for a photo inside colorful exhibition Nature's Gift: Humans, Friends and the Unknown at Oakland Museum of California
    November 20, 2017
    Looking for something fun to do with your family this holiday season? We have something special just waiting for you and your family—literally! Our latest exhibition needs you to complete the experience. Nature’s Gift: Humans, Friends & the Unknown is all about connecting people together, and sparking joy and creativity.  
  • Museum visitors pose in front of Favianna Rodriguez's Migration Is Beautiful artwork at the Oakland Museum of California Days of the Dead exhibition.
    October 31, 2017
    Favianna Rodriguez firmly believes in the power of art to inspire lasting social change. Her piece in this year’s Days of the Dead exhibition Metamorphosis & Migration, guest curated by Evelyn Orantes, reflects on the theme of immigration; her previous works have addressed global politics, inequality, gender justice, climate change, and sexual freedom.

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