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Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid Featuring Art as Social Practice: Technologies for Change

December 16 from 5:00 pm 9:00 pm

Free

Featuring the book, Art as Social Practice: Technologies for Change and DJ Danny Fathom

Join us for an abundant evening of exploring art as a practice for social change at our final Friday Nights at OMCA of the 2022 season.

Art as Social Practice: Technologies for Change is a book that highlights socially engaged art practices in the 21st century, exploring how artists use their creative practices to raise consciousness, form communities, create change, and bring forth social impact through new technologies and digital practices. Three interdisciplinary artists featured in the book along with the book’s editors will present their work through various program offerings. See below for more information.

Visit Oakland Public Library’s Bike Library at Koret Plaza on the Lower Level between 5 and 7 pm to grab a free book, sign up for a library card, and find out about upcoming library events.

DJ Danny Fathom will be playing in the Amphitheater from 6 to 8 pm.  

Please note, alcoholic beverages must be consumed inside the OMCA campus and outside alcohol is not permitted.

OMCA is committed to providing programs that are accessible, welcoming, and inclusive of our community. Assistive listening devices and wheelchairs are available for checkout on a first come, first served basis at the Ticketing Desk. To request other accommodations, like American Sign Language (ASL), Cantonese, Spanish or another language interpreter, please email [email protected] at least three weeks before the event.

About Friday Nights:

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, and Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks. Take advantage of late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket, or bring a blanket and lounge in our garden, now open with direct access to Lake Merritt. 

As we enter the holiday season, Friday Nights at OMCA will be on break between Friday, December 23, 2022 and Friday, January 13, 2023. Oakland’s favorite weekly block party resumes on Friday, January 20.

Friday Nights at OMCA Winter Closure dates:
Friday, December 23, 2022
Friday, December 30, 2022
Friday, January 6, 2023
Friday, January 13, 2023

Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid is proudly supported by Bank of America.

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