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Art Museum

Oakland Museum of California

1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607


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Phone: (510) 318-8400
Fax: (510) 318-8410
Website: www.museumca.org

Contact:
Lori Fogarty Executive Director

Hours:
Wednesday - Thursday, 11am-5pm; Friday, 11am-9pm; Saturday - Sunday, 11am-6pm.

Admission Price:
$0 - $15

Exhibitions

August 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
Bees: Tiny Insect, Big Impact
Take a look at the diverse and intricate world of one of the most important creatures to human agriculture and the natural environment, through family-friendly experiences, hands-on activities, and media.
December 22, 2016 - April 2, 2017
Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture
A fashion staple and cultural icon, sneakers are worn by millions of people and seem to transcend generations and socioeconomic status.


Description:

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. OMCA's groundbreaking exhibits tell the many stories that comprise California with many voices, often drawing on first-person accounts by people who have shaped California's cultural heritage. Visitors are invited to actively participate in the Museum as they learn about the natural, artistic and social forces that affect the state and investigate their own role in both its history and its future. With more than 1.9 million objects, OMCA is a leading cultural institution of the Bay Area and a resource for the research and understanding of California's dynamic cultural and environmental heritage.

Editorial

Michael McMillen
at Oakland Museum of Callifornia, Oakland, California
Review by Dewitt Cheng
The retrospective of Michael C. McMillen disperses his quirky sculptures and installations throughout the muse

Past Editorial

Michael McMillen
Mark Dion's 'Marvelous Museum'



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