OMCA Blog: Oakland Says

  • OMCA Named IMLS Award Winner Finalist
    April 12, 2022
    The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced this week that OMCA is among 30 finalists for the 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service!OMCA is one of three institutions in California to be selected as a finalist for this award. The IMLS National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries that demonstrate significant impact in their communities. For more than 25 years, the award has honored institutions that demonstrate excellence in service to their communities.
  • A Black power fist made of construction paper
    June 10, 2020
    A Message from Lori Fogarty In Solidarity with Black Lives Matter
  • OMCA's Community sculpture
    June 2, 2020
    OMCA remains committed to fighting injustice and elevating resources to help end racism in America.
  • Lori Fogarty and her friends smile and pose
    May 21, 2020
    As we continue to shelter-in-place, Director & CEO Lori Fogarty has turned to journaling and shares her thoughts and reflections on the current moment. How are your documenting this moment? Share your thoughts with us below.
  • A blue diary that reads: Five Year Diary
    May 7, 2020
    As we shelter-in-place, our Director & CEO Lori Fogarty has turned to journaling for reflection and inspiration, looking to her own dad’s journal from the Great Depression as a guide.  How are your documenting this moment? What are you doing to keep the “higher purpose” in mind? Share your thoughts with us below.