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Upcoming Events

Semi—Annual Member Shop Sale

OMCA Great Hall 1000 Oak, Oakland, California

On December 2 and 3, active OMCA Members can enjoy the Semi-Annual Member Shop Sale and receive 20% off everything!

Member Benefit Alert!

Gallery Chats at OMCA

OMCA Great Hall 1000 Oak, Oakland, California

Join us for Gallery Chats, an opportunity to chat with and ask questions of our enthusiastic and knowledgeable OMCA Facilitators.

Admission ticket required

First Sundays

First Sundays Every first Sunday of the month, General Admission to OMCA’s Galleries of California Art, History, and Natural Sciences …

Free

Ongoing & Annual events

Thursday Evenings Thursday After Hours

Starting January 1 1, 2024, experience Thursday After Hours at OMCA – your weekly night out at the Museum rich with cocktails, culture, and community. Mingle at Town Fare Cafe by Chef Michele McQueen, where you can enjoy drinks and light bites against a backdrop of music, or explore the galleries  which come alive at night with a mix of pop-up performances, chats, live drawings, and more–  just for adults! 

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Gallery Events Gallery Chats at OMCA

Join us for Gallery Chats, an opportunity to chat with and ask questions of our enthusiastic and knowledgeable OMCA Facilitators.

 

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Third Sundays Spotlight Sundays

Every third Sunday, OMCA invites visitors to Spotlight Sundays, a series of conversations, performances, and experiences that showcase California visionaries.

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First Sundays First Sundays

Every first Sunday of the month, General Admission to OMCA’s Galleries of California Art, History, and Natural Sciences is free and tickets to Special Exhibitions in our Great Hall are offered at a discounted price of $6.

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Friday Nights Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid – On Seasonal Break

Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid is on its seasonal break. Oakland’s favorite weekly block party will resume in April 2024.
Reconnect with family, friends, and community at OMCA every Friday night. These free events provide a gathering place to come together each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid food trucks, and theTown Fare Sundeck.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.

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Community Celebration Lunar New Year

OMCA celebrates the Lunar New Year and explores the shared connections between the diverse Asian cultures of the Bay Area. These family-friendly programs will include both virtual and in-person offerings that celebrate and honor Lunar New Year traditions through storytelling, performances, activities, cooking demonstrations, and more. OMCA holds space for our AAPI communities to come together and uplift each other with both in-person and virtual healing circles.

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Community Celebration Día de los Muertos

In collaboration with OMCA’s Día de los Muertos Committee, we honor Day of the Dead every October and November.

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