Party with a Purpose!
Saturday, May 11, 2019

Ziggurat, OMCA’s annual fundraiser showcasing and celebrating California’s art and culture, is back! Enjoy a lively evening that raises over $600,000 for OMCA’s education programs, special exhibitions, and community initiatives.

Ziggurat | 6 – 9pm

Ziggurat features a cocktail reception with exhibition viewing of Queer California: Untold Stories, followed by gourmet dinner from Barbara Llewellyn Catering featuring lounge-style seating, and a program that includes an exciting live auction and paddle raise. Then stay to dance the night away at Ziggurat Late Night featuring headline entertainment.

Check out this year's auction packages.

Tickets available: Gala tickets $1,000 and Lounges starting at $8,000

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Ziggurat Late Night | 9pm – 12am

Ziggurat Late Night, OMCA’s annual party with a purpose, returns on Saturday, May 11! Mix, mingle, and make an impact while enjoying a night of chillwave party vibes with a special DJ set by LA-based POOLSIDE; bites from guest chef Reem Assil of Reem's California and Dyafa; open bars featuring craft cocktails from St. George Spirits, wine from Purple Spirits, and Lagunitas beer; and exclusive access to our groundbreaking new exhibition, Queer California: Untold Stories.

Every ticket purchase enables OMCA to continue our work of creating a more vibrant and inclusive future for our community through impactful programming, exhibitions, and events. Join us in supporting and celebrating Oakland’s favorite museum.

$75 ticket includes:

  • Open bars with wine from Purple Spirits, Lagunitas beer, and craft cocktails from St. George Spirits
  • Gourmet late night buffets featuring savory and sweet bites from Reem Assil of Reem’s California and Dyafa
  • After hours access to OMCA’s latest special exhibition, Queer California: Untold Stories
  • Photobooth to capture the fun!

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Ziggurat is a fundraiser and all guests receive a $55 tax-deductible contribution.
Ziggurat Late Night is 21+

Email ziggurat@museumca.org to be added to our email list.
Check out photos from 2018.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Is your company interested in supporting Ziggurat and the Oakland Museum of California? Customized, elevated sponsorship opportunities are available at the Catalyst and Innovator levels. Please contact Julia Ann Starke, Corporate Partnership Manager, 510-318-8508 or jastarke@museumca.org to learn more about how your company can support this important East Bay fundraiser.