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Panorama Framing: “Signs of Resistance” 6:00 pm
Panorama Framing: “Signs of Resistance” @ Panorama Framing
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Panorama Framing: "Signs of Resistance" @ Panorama Framing | Oakland | California | United States
“Signs of Resistance” at Panorama Framing and Gallery runs thru September 3. Join us at the mid-show Reception!: Thursday August 3, 6-8pm. Panorama Framing & Gallery on Grand Avenue may be the place for you[...]
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Johansson Projects: Blaise Rosenthal ‘Between the Lines’ 5:00 pm
Johansson Projects: Blaise Rosenthal ‘Between the Lines’ @ Johansson Projects
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Johansson Projects: Blaise Rosenthal 'Between the Lines' @ Johansson Projects | Oakland | California | United States
Johansson Projects presents Between the Lines, a solo show with artist Blaise Rosenthal. This is the first exhibition of his “Overpaintings”, a group of small abstract works produced over a five-year period beginning in 2012.The[...]
Warehouse 416: Youth.2.Power 5:00 pm
Warehouse 416: Youth.2.Power @ Warehouse 416
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm
Warehouse 416: Youth.2.Power @ Warehouse 416 | Oakland | California | United States
YOUTH.2.POWER examines the world we live in — and the worlds we imagine — through the eyes of young artists. Warehouse416 is honored to present a new generation of contributors to the Bay Area’s vibrant[...]
Art@Archer: Joel Stephen Ross ‘The Dark Frontier’ 6:00 pm
Art@Archer: Joel Stephen Ross ‘The Dark Frontier’ @ Art@Archer
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Art@Archer: Joel Stephen Ross 'The Dark Frontier' @ Art@Archer | Oakland | California | United States
The Dark Frontier Joel Stephen Ross Aug 4th – Oct 31st Join us in welcoming Joel Stephen Ross back to the Bay Area to share the monster-people who have clawed their way out of his[...]
Chandra Cerrito Contemporary: August Muth “Tactile Radiance” 6:00 pm
Chandra Cerrito Contemporary: August Muth “Tactile Radiance” @ Chandra Cerrito Contemporary
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chandra Cerrito Contemporary: August Muth "Tactile Radiance" @ Chandra Cerrito Contemporary  | Oakland | California | United States
“Tactile Radiance” by August Muth Chandra Cerrito Contemporary is pleased to announce the opening of August Muth’s solo exhibition “Tactile Radiance.” August Muth is an internationally exhibited ar tist who uses holography to integrate art,[...]
Classic Cars West: Sawyer Rose ‘Force of Nature’ 6:00 pm
Classic Cars West: Sawyer Rose ‘Force of Nature’ @ Classic Cars West
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Classic Cars West: Sawyer Rose 'Force of Nature' @ Classic Cars West | Oakland | California | United States
“Force of Nature” reveals the invisible force that fuels working women. Large-scale data visualization sculptures of working women’s hours inhabit the cavernous gallery space at Classic Cars West– each accompanied by a deeply personal portrait[...]
Gearbox Gallery: ‘BLUETS: to fall under a spell’ 6:00 pm
Gearbox Gallery: ‘BLUETS: to fall under a spell’ @ Gearbox Gallery
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gearbox Gallery: 'BLUETS: to fall under a spell' @ Gearbox Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
BLUETS: to fall under a spell August 3 – 26, 2017  Juror Jack Fischer Opening Reception: Friday, August 4th from 6-9 pm _________________ Diane Abt • Linda Belden • Ellen Bepp • Gina Borg •[...]
Graffiti Camp For Girls Mural Unveiling and Fundraiser 6:00 pm
Graffiti Camp For Girls Mural Unveiling and Fundraiser @ Temescal Studios
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Graffiti Camp For Girls Mural Unveiling and Fundraiser @ Temescal Studios | Oakland | California | United States
Join us! Graffiti Camp Reception & Fundraiser @ Temescal Studio on Aug 4th, 2017  Time: 6pm – 8pm Join us to celebrate the creation youth mural at Temescal Studios the First Friday in Aug 4th,[...]
Joyce Gordon Gallery: Chukes ‘Identity Theft’ 6:00 pm
Joyce Gordon Gallery: Chukes ‘Identity Theft’ @ Joyce Gordon Gallery
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Joyce Gordon Gallery: Chukes 'Identity Theft' @ Joyce Gordon Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Join us Friday, August 4th 6-9pm for the opening reception of “Identity Theft” featuring new works by renowned artist, Chukes. “IDENTITY THEFT” featuring new works by Chukes August 4 – September 2, 2017 Opening Reception:[...]
Slate Contemporary: ‘Water Works’ 6:00 pm
Slate Contemporary: ‘Water Works’ @ Slate Contemporary
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Slate Contemporary: 'Water Works' @ Slate Contemporary | Oakland | California | United States
SLATE contemporary exhibition open late for the monthly Oakland Art Murmur #firstfriday art walk. Featuring three artists tackling the elusive subject of water from three different formal and conceptual vantage points: Audra Weaser, Danielle Eubank,[...]
The Fourth Wall Gallery: Alison OK Frost’ “Under Cover” 6:00 pm
The Fourth Wall Gallery: Alison OK Frost’ “Under Cover” @ Fourth Wall Gallery
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Fourth Wall Gallery: Alison OK Frost' "Under Cover" @ Fourth Wall Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
 
Vessel Gallery: ‘Motive’ 6:00 pm
Vessel Gallery: ‘Motive’ @ Vessel Gallery
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vessel Gallery: 'Motive' @ Vessel Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Christa Assad + Kevin Wickham, David Burke, Pamela Merory Dernham, Bella Feldman, Gordon Glasgow, William Harsh, Michael Kang, Iris Polos, Chaves Smith, Cyrus Tilton, and Sanjay Vora OPENING RECEPTION: August 4, during Art Murmur, 6-9PM[...]
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Royal Nonesuch Gallery: ‘Touch Move ‘ 7:00 pm
Royal Nonesuch Gallery: ‘Touch Move ‘ @ Royal Nonesuch Gallery
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Royal Nonesuch Gallery: 'Touch Move ' @ Royal Nonesuch Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Touch Move Bessie Kunath, Emma Spertus, and Richard Zimmerman Guest curated by Lisa Rybovich Crallé Exhibition Dates: August 5–September 24, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, August 5, 7–10pm Special Event: Wood Pushers: An Artist Talk and[...]
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OYAE! (Oakland Youth Art Explosion) 11:00 am
OYAE! (Oakland Youth Art Explosion) @ Downtown Merchants Parking Garage
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
OYAE! (Oakland Youth Art Explosion) @ Downtown Merchants Parking Garage  | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland Youth Art Explosion (OYAE!), hosted by Joyce Gordon Foundation of the Arts is a Youth Festival featured and organized by youth 30 years and under. ORGANIZERS (just to name a few): Youth Urban Farm[...]
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Interface Gallery: Sarah Thibault and Liv Aanrud ‘Night Moves’ 6:00 pm
Interface Gallery: Sarah Thibault and Liv Aanrud ‘Night Moves’ @ Interface Gallery
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Interface Gallery:  Sarah Thibault and Liv Aanrud 'Night Moves' @ Interface Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Please join us for the opening reception of Night Moves, featuring new work by Liv Aanrud (LA), and Sarah Thibault (SF). Friday August 11th, 6-9 pm. Thibault presents several paintings, while Aanrud’s pieces are informed[...]
Jingletown 2nd Friday Art Walk 6:00 pm
Jingletown 2nd Friday Art Walk @ Jingletown Oakland & Alameda Galleries
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jingletown 2nd Friday Art Walk @ Jingletown Oakland & Alameda Galleries | Oakland | California | United States
Pro Arts Oakland: 2 x 2 exhibitions “Incongruent Lineage”. 6:00 pm
Pro Arts Oakland: 2 x 2 exhibitions “Incongruent Lineage”. @ Pro Arts Oakland
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pro Arts Oakland:  2 x 2 exhibitions "Incongruent Lineage". @ Pro Arts Oakland | Oakland | California | United States
Join us for the opening reception and the first of this year’s 2 x 2 exhibitions, “Incongruent Lineage”. Curated by Xavier Robles, “Incongruent Lineage” presents new and recent work by Natalie Falero and Arash Fayez.[...]
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Naming Gallery: “Good Luck Everyday” 6:00 pm
Naming Gallery: “Good Luck Everyday” @ Naming Gallery
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 13 @ 9:00 pm
Naming Gallery: "Good Luck Everyday" @ Naming Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Naming Gallery presents “GOOD LUCK EVERYDAY”, a group show opening on August 12th featuring new work by Matt Carignan (OAKLAND) mattcarignan.com, Chris Rexroad (LA) @therealfishstick, and Taylor Carpenter (LA) @taylorcrapenter ! Opening Reception Aug 12th[...]
Athen B Gallery: Playgrounds by Kit King 7:00 pm
Athen B Gallery: Playgrounds by Kit King @ Athen B Gallery
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Athen B Gallery: Playgrounds by Kit King @ Athen B Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Playgrounds, a solo exhibition by Kit King coming to Athen B. Gallery this August! To be added to the collectors preview contact info@athenbgallery.com
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Third Thursday Art Walk 6:00 pm
Third Thursday Art Walk
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Third Thursday Art Walk  @ Oakland | California | United States
Up to a dozen creative spaces located on the block of 25th street between Telegraph and Broadway stay open late on the Third  Thursday evening of each month. Galleries may include Vessel, Oakopolis, FM, Mercury20,[...]
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Friday Nights at OMCA 5:00 pm
Friday Nights at OMCA @ Oakland Museum of California
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday Nights at OMCA @ Oakland Museum of California | Oakland | California | United States
Enjoy the best—and biggest—street market in the Bay this summer with OMCA and Off the Grid! Friday Nights @ OMCA is now open an extra hour later, and expands onto Oak Street, adding even more[...]
Aggregate Space Gallery: ‘Eleven and a Half Hours ‘ 6:00 pm
Aggregate Space Gallery: ‘Eleven and a Half Hours ‘ @ Aggregate Space Gallery
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Aggregate Space Gallery: 'Eleven and a Half Hours ' @ Aggregate Space Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Eleven and a Half Hours A video installation between Dionne Lee and Shirin Abedinirad 18 August – 23 September 2017 In 1687, Isaac Newton proposed his First Law of Motion, the law of inertia: A[...]
Toofly and Dime ‘GRAFITERAS’ 6:00 pm
Toofly and Dime ‘GRAFITERAS’ @ East Side Arts Alliance
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Toofly and Dime 'GRAFITERAS' @ East Side Arts Alliance | Oakland | California | United States
On Friday August 18th, 6-10pm famed graffiti and street artists Toofly (NYC), and Dime (OAKLAND) team up for GRAFITERAS, a collaborative exhibition, installation, pop-up, and art workshop all in one. GRAFITERAS will be held at[...]
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Art & Soul 2017 12:00 pm
Art & Soul 2017 @ Art & Soul
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Art & Soul 2017 @ Art & Soul | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland Art Murmur Gallery District Walking Tour 2:00 pm
Oakland Art Murmur Gallery District Walking Tour @ Oakland Art Murmur
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oakland Art Murmur Gallery District Walking Tour @ Oakland Art Murmur | Oakland | California | United States
Is art a tool for politics? An escape from politics? What is the function of art in a politically-tumultuous world? The YOUTH.2.POWER exhibit at Warehouse 416 will form the launching pad for a larger exploration[...]
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Art & Soul 2017 12:00 pm
Art & Soul 2017 @ Art & Soul
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Art & Soul 2017 @ Art & Soul | Oakland | California | United States
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Faultline Artspace: ‘So Fresh’ 6:00 pm
Faultline Artspace: ‘So Fresh’ @ Faultline Artspace
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Faultline Artspace: 'So Fresh' @ Faultline Artspace | Oakland | California | United States
Join us Friday August 25th for the opening reception of “So Fresh” at Faultline Artspace. Celebrating the Bay Area’s freshest artists, with live music by Mistica Ancestral. Featuring artwork by Shaun Burner, Jesus Hernandez Cabello,[...]
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Girl Gang Craft at Luckyduck, Oakland 1:00 pm
Girl Gang Craft at Luckyduck, Oakland @ Luckyduck Bicycle Cafe
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Girl Gang Craft at Luckyduck, Oakland @ Luckyduck Bicycle Cafe | Oakland | California | United States
Join us for this FREE Oakland event. Shop and explore local artists and makers. Grab a beer and a bite. Get your Tarot read. Spend a soothing session on an amethyst covered massage table. We’ve[...]
Compound Gallery: Dan Nelson ‘The Corporation’ 6:00 pm
Compound Gallery: Dan Nelson ‘The Corporation’ @ Compound Gallery & Studios
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Compound Gallery: Dan Nelson 'The Corporation' @ Compound Gallery & Studios | Oakland | California | United States
THE CORPORATION NEW WORK BY DAN NELSON (AUGUST 26TH-OCTOBER 15TH, 2017) Opening Reception: Saturday, August 26th 6-9pm Closing Reception & Artist Talk: Sunday, October 15th 3-6pm (Talk at 4pm) An Interdisciplinary exhibition of corporate culture[...]
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1AM Generator: Black Mail Collective – Crit Exchange 5:00 pm
1AM Generator: Black Mail Collective – Crit Exchange @ 1AM Generator
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
1AM Generator: Black Mail Collective - Crit Exchange @ 1AM Generator | Oakland | California | United States
A art critique night for Black and Brown artists. Creating a culture that encourages authenticity, transparency of artistic process, and exchange.
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Black Mail Collective – The Black Aesthetic Presents 7:00 pm
Black Mail Collective – The Black Aesthetic Presents @ 1AM Generator
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Black Mail Collective - The Black Aesthetic Presents @ 1AM Generator | Oakland | California | United States
A Film screening + critique in conversation with the Black Aesthetic. By working with artists, writers, filmmakers, and designers. The Black Aesthetic cultivates work that asks their audience to consider their relationship to Black art.[...]