OMCA Blog: Grounds, Gardens, and Galleries

  • A billboard on the side of OMCA that reads: The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.
    October 24, 2018
    Reflect on faith and history with temporary public artwork, part of the For Freedoms 50 State Initiative project.
  • Fresh tomatoes and greens from City Slicker Farms in West Oakland.
    March 2, 2018
    Inspired by our exhibition in the Gallery of California Natural Sciences, Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, we asked Associate Home and Garden Editor, Mike Irvine, of Sunset magazine for tips on growing your own food—no matter how small your space it. Test Your Soil
  • Still from i gave myself space to go back...pt II (2016), courtesy of Yetunde Olagbaju
    February 2, 2018
    Have you ever wanted to travel back—or forward—in time? Oakland-based artist Yetunde Olagbaju gets it, and she finds her own way to do just that. In her multidisciplinary creative practice, she explores the notion of visiting past selves and ancestors, among other compelling topics. Her ethereal and enigmatic video i gave myself space to go back...pt II (2016) is on view through March 4, 2018, in the Oakland Museum of California’s Gallery of California Art. 
  • Children dancing during Friday Nights @ OMCA
    January 4, 2018
    Don’t you love that fresh feeling that comes with the start of a new year? We do, too, and here at the Oakland Museum of California our January is full of events and experiences you won’t want to miss. 
  • Days of the Dead skeleton skull mugs at the OMCA Store
    October 20, 2017
    Get in the Fall spirit with the OMCA Store, featuring a fresh selection of Days of the Dead-themed artwork, apparel, decorations, and more in conjunction with our new Days of the Dead exhibition, Metamorphosis & Migration (on view through January 14, 2018) and Community Celebration on Sunday, October 22.

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