Friday Nights at OMCA
Details
Date:

October 12

Time:

05:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Venue

Oakland Museum of California

1000 Oak St

Oakland, CA, United States, 94607

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA with after-hours Museum access, Off the Grid food trucks, beer, wine, music, and more!

What can I do at Friday Nights @ OMCA tonight?
Late Night Gallery Hours
Music, Dance, and Performance
Family Activities
Local Food and Drink
Shop the OMCA Store

Late Night Gallery Hours
5–10 pm: Galleries Open Late
Admission is half-off for adults with an additional $4 charge for special exhibitions. Ages 18 and under are always free during Friday Nights @ OMCA.

What’s on view?
Homegrown Heroes: Oakland A’s at 50 on Level 2.
Take Root: Oakland Grows Food on Level 1.
Gallery of California Natural Sciences on Level 1.
Gallery of California History on Level 2.
Gallery of California Art on Level 3.

Music, Dance, and Performances
5–6:30 pm: Resident DJ
10th Street Amphitheater
DJ Quest

6–8 pm: Music
Oak Street Plaza
Jethro Jeremiah

6:30–7 pm: Dance Instruction
10th Street Amphitheater
Sean Foster

7–9 pm: Music
10th Street Amphitheater
Cabanijazz Project

Family Activities
5–8 pm: Family-Friendly Drop-In Activity
California Room
Mexican Tin Art
Inspired by the celebration of Día de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead.

Local Food and Drink
5–10 pm: Off the Grid Food Trucks
10th Street
Enjoy a rotating lineup of local gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid.

5–9:30 pm: Blue Oak Beer Garden
Blue Oak Beer Garden (near Koi Pond)
Enjoy beer and wine specials from local makers.

Kick back and relax with seating available on 10th Street (no alcoholic beverages allowed), the 10th Street Amphitheater, Oak Street Plaza, and the OMCA Gardens. To protect the Museum collections, food and drink are not allowed inside the galleries unless otherwise designated.

Save your spot!
Reserve a picnic table for your group during Friday Nights @ OMCA or book a Friday Night lounge through Event Services.

Shop Bay Area Artists and More
5–9 pm: Marketplace @ OMCA
Redwood Burl Area
Explore our weekly rotating market featuring local Bay Area artists, jewelers, and craftspeople

5–9:45 pm: OMCA Store
Level 2
Discover great California-themed gifts by local artisans, our broad book selection, find exhibition-themed favorites, and more.

Directions
OMCA is located one block from the Lake Merritt BART Station. Event parking is available at the Museum for a $7 flat fee after 5 pm. Museum garage closes at 11 pm.

Ticketing Desk: Level 2
Oak Street Plaza: Level 3
10th Street Amphitheater: Level 1 on 10th Street at Fallon
Blue Oak beer garden: Level 1 by the Koi Pond
California Room: Level 1
Redwood Burl Area: Level 1
OMCA Gardens: Level 1 lawn, and outdoor terraces on 2 and 3.

Need help? Stop by the Ticketing Desk on the Level 2.

Presented in partnership with Off the Grid: Lake Merritt @ OMCA. Friday Nights @ OMCA is made possible in part by generous support from the Koret Foundation, Bank of America, the Oakland Museum Women’s Board, and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.