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  • Bay Bridge Steel Reused as Art Courtesy of OMCA
    Bay Bridge Steel Reused as Art Courtesy of OMCA
    A piece of history of the original span of the Bay Bridge, could soon be a work of art (or a series of artworks), thanks to the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA).The museum has established the Bay Bridge Steel Program, in response to significant...
  • Gold fever at OCMA
    Weekend Picks. MoAD, OMCA, CJM and Peninsula Women's Caucus for Art
    Museum of the African Diaspora, May 08 - October 11, 2015What's closed but more open than ever could be a question that mystifies anybody who has not been following the outreach of SFMOMA while they are closed for construction. The current...
  • What would you like SF's Market Street to look like?
    Market St revamp and a critical look at Oakland in a new exhibit
    What would you like Market Street to look like?Market Street runs through the heart of San Francisco, yet it can feel uninviting and disconnected to the communities that surround it. Last fall, San Francisco residents were invited to submit their...
  • The Gift of Architecture 2
    Behold I make all things new: A Gift of Architecture 2
    When one thinks about cities known for strong architecture, Chicago and New York immediately come to the forefront. Even stodgy San Francisco has had its share of post-1989 modernist design (the year of the Loma Prieta earthquake). Cast your gaze...
  • "SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot," opening Saturday at the Oakland Museum of California
    'SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot,' opens at the Oakland Museum of California
    When many of us hear the word "robot," we think of Robbie the Robot, evil cyborgs or even C-3PO from Star Wars. But "SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot," opening Saturday at the Oakland Museum of California, is a magazine, an...
  • Oakland "In The Black” Holiday Shopping & Street Fair
    Oakland 'In The Black' 2013 Holiday Shopping & Street Fair
    The Oakland Museum will be open the day after Thanksgiving with a free program of art and events to help everybody recover from their turkey coma. OCMA'sBlack Friday Night on November 29 has fun, festivities and food trucks from "Off The...
  • Friday Night Frolics at Bay Area Museums
    Friday Night Frolics
    Friday Nights at the de Young: Letterpress Demo & Modernist Jazz6-8:30 p.m.: Letterpress Demonstration – Piazzoni Murals RoomSan Francisco Center for the Book presents abstract prints
 with Lisa Rappoport, Donna Seager, and Adam Ewing.

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  • 'Peter Stackpole: Bridging the Bay' at the Oakland Museum of California
    'Peter Stackpole: Bridging the Bay' at the Oakland Museum of California
    When "Peter Stackpole: Bridging the Bay" opened on July 13, 2013 at the Oakland Museum of California, it was the first time that a full set of his bridge pictures has been shown since the photos were acquired and the first time 1935 that...
  • Local artist lights up 'Fresh Art' with her found object and neon creations
    Local artist lights up 'Fresh Art' with her found object and neon creations
    Local sculptor Anne Pinkowski is one of fifty-five artists who have been selected to exhibit in a juried exhibition being held by the Marin Society of Artists. The show entitled “Fresh Art” is being jurored by René de Guzman, Senior...
  • CJM, Sandi Yagi at Bash, Ferlinghetti at Krevtsky, Oakland Museum
    CJM, Sandi Yagi at Bash, Ferlinghetti at Krevtsky, Oakland Museum
    The Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) welcomes its new Executive Director Lori Starr and celebrates the first five years in its Daniel Libeskind-designed home in downtown San Francisco. Free admission, dance and music performances, art-making and...
  • Oakland and Golden Gate Bridge
    Oakland: the sunny side of the street
    Home to one of the busiest seaports in the world, Oakland, California is a major urban center. Just about 12 miles from San Francisco, it’s also one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse cities in the country and - very much in its...
  • Mu Nu (Mother and Daughter)
    Hung Liu's retrospective summons ghosts at the Oakland Museum
    The artist, Hung Liu, together with the Oakland Museum, presents the first comprehensive exhibition, a survey, of her artwork. The exhibition, comprised of almost 80 paintings, addresses the trajectory of work by a young and recognized artist in...
  • Another theft at the Oakland Museum of California
    Oakland Museum of California robbed again on Wednesday, January 9
    At a press conference yesterday, January 9, the Oakland Museum of California announced the theft of a historical quartz and gold-encrusted jewel box from its Gallery of California History.The burglary, which occurred early Monday, is the second in...
  • Yerba Buena Gallery Walk this weekend
    Open Studios, Yerba Buena Art Walk, Días de los Muertos
    Put on your walking shoes and prepare to boogie. It’s another great weekend for Bay Area art lovers. Open Studios has started with previews at the SoMarts gallery. Visitors can visit dozens of local galleries via the Yerba Buena Gallery Walk...
  • The Fashion Slaves bring their Blondie/Ramones vibe to the eighth season of the Friday Nights at the de Young after-hours parties.
    Weekend Picks: Friday night at the de Young, Botanical Gardens, Oakland Museum
    It's Friday night and you just got paid? Well, even if it all went to pay the rent (this is San Francisco after all), it's no matter because many of the Friday night events at the de Young Museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park are...
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