School Programs and Tours 2018–2019 

Explore art, history, and natural science under one roof at the Oakland Museum of California, through groundbreaking exhibitions that tell the many stories of California and its people. In three extraordinary core galleries, learn about the natural, artistic, and social forces that affect the state and investigate your own role in both its history and its future.

Check out the Museum’s incredible array of special programs and performances available this year. Discover our engaging tours for your school group, including Art, History, Natural Sciences, Special Exhibitions (new!), and Self-Guided Tours.

OMCA's popular programs fill up quickly, so make sure to book early! Check out what you need to know before you book, and visit the FAQ if you have more questions.

And teachers, don't forget to check out our event series just for you: (Not Your Typical) Teacher Lounge program series takes place on select Friday Nights at OMCA. Find out more here.

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School programs and tours made possible in part by generous support from the Oakland Museum Women's Board, The Clorox Company, and Kaiser Permanente.

Additional support is provided by Anonymous Foundations, Dodge & Cox, Morrison & Foerster Foundation, The Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation, Port of Oakland, Rogers Family Foundation, Joseph and Mercedes McMicking Foundation and Union Bank.