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Projects & Gallery Updates

  • Ongoing

    Uncover the history of the Black Power movements in California with a compelling addition to the Gallery of California History.

  • Ongoing

    Experience the iconic life and work of Dorothea Lange, world-renowned documentary photographer, with an expanded section in the Gallery of California Art dedicated to her works.

  • October 1, 2021–October 31, 2022

    Join OMCA as we honor the life and legacy of beloved artist, Oakland resident, and friend Hung Liu. Drawing from our collection, this new installation features four of Liu’s works in our Gallery of California Art. 

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Drawn image of a woman with a flower in her hair
    Opens July 29, 2022 I OMCA Great Hall

    Hella Feminist is rooted in the idea that discrimination against all elements of identity (gender, class, race, sexual orientation, physical ability, education, age, etc.) is interlinked and that no element can be addressed in isolation.


  • Two kids playing in a stump at OMCA Kids: Nature Playspace
    June 4, 2022

    Ongoing | Gallery of Natural Sciences

    Little learners can unleash their curiosity and imagination in the newly created OMCA Kids: Nature Playspace. Located inside the Gallery of California Natural Sciences, the playspace is focused on the unique needs of children ages 2 to 5, along with their families and caregivers. Visitors ages 12 and younger receive free admission to OMCA, as long as they are accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.

Past Exhibitions

View OMCA's past exhibitions