OMCA Blog: Wishing You Were Here!

  • December 3, 2021
    Even if you didn’t personally know beloved Oakland-based artist, Hung Liu (1948 - 2021), there was something that felt so familiar about her. Liu’s artwork explored themes of identity, the immigrant experience, and American culture with such vulnerability and compassion that it felt like a close friend was confiding their innermost emotions to you as you gazed at the canvas. By the end, you felt more open to sharing your heart as well.
  • 4 Oakland Women's Board members smile at the camera at the White Elephant Sale
    March 26, 2021
    As we near the end of this year’s Women’s History Month celebration, we want to highlight The Oakland Museum Women’s Board.
  • Two young twin boys hold paper hearts inside OMCA's Gallery of California Art
    February 11, 2021
    Share your love for art this Valentine’s Day with #Hearts for Art
  • Black and white photo of William Shorey, his wife, and their two daughters
    February 11, 2020
    In honor of Black History Month, we are sharing the many different ways you can remember important people and events in Black history right here at OMCA. From artists to activists, and everything in between, our galleries highlight numerous people whose contributions to American history should be celebrated this and every month. Here are some ways you can celebrate with us.
  • Lori and Kelly take a selfie in front of the burning man
    October 4, 2019
    OMCA Staff recount their adventures at Burning Man just in time for our newest exhibition.