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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

January 17, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Inspiration Points: Masterpieces of California Landscape
May 23, 2014 - May 31, 2015
Sunshine and Superheroes: San Diego Comic-Con
An installation in the Gallery of California History co-curated with faculty and students at San Diego State University highlights the economic and social impact of the largest and longest-running comics convention.
September 20, 2014 - April 12, 2015
Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California
October 8, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Songs and Sorrows: Días de los Muertos 20th Anniversary


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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