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American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion 7:00 pm
American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion @ American Steel Studios
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion @ American Steel Studios | Oakland | California | United States
Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion American Steel Studios Bay 4 Every Tuesday,  7-10pm More info: departmentof@spontaneousfire.com Join the Department of Spontaneous Combustion! At the Department of Spontaneous Combustion we play with propane,[...]
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Andres Guerrero ‘Fruits of our labor’ 6:00 pm
Andres Guerrero ‘Fruits of our labor’ @ LAND AND SEA
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Andres Guerrero 'Fruits of our labor' @ LAND AND SEA | Oakland | California | United States
Opening Reception: Friday, May 5th, 2017, 6:00pm – 9:00pm May 6th, 2017, 2:00pm – 7:00pm Best known for his eponymous Guerrero Gallery, artist and curator Andres Guerrero continues to make an impact within the Bay[...]
The New Parkway: “Drink & Draw” 8:00 pm
The New Parkway: “Drink & Draw” @ New Parkway Theatre
May 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The New Parkway: "Drink & Draw" @ New Parkway Theatre | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland Drink & Draw at the New Parkway Theater Jan 28th, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Unleash your creativity during Oakland Drink & Draw- every Wednesday at the New Parkway Theater. We’ve got arts and[...]
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Aggregate Space Gallery: First Friday Event ‘Fata Morgana’ 5:00 pm
Aggregate Space Gallery: First Friday Event ‘Fata Morgana’ @ Aggregate Space Gallery
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Aggregate Space Gallery: First Friday Event 'Fata Morgana' @ Aggregate Space Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Fata Morgana A Site-Specific Experience Dimitra Skandali, Oliver Leach, and Amelia Konow 7 April – 6 May 2017 Dark water twisting from the depths of the sea of her memory; shimmering, swirling fortean anomalies in[...]
Creative Growth Art Center: Living Color 5:00 pm
Creative Growth Art Center: Living Color @ Creative Growth Art Center
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Creative Growth Art Center: Living Color @ Creative Growth Art Center | Oakland | California | United States
With winter’s closing, the sight of fresh grass, violet blooms, and exotic butterflies signal the arrival of a new season in truly polychromatic fashion. This Spring, Creative Growth Art Center invites you to consider the[...]
Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California 5:00 pm
Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California @ Oakland Museum of California
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California @ Oakland Museum of California | Oakland | California | United States
Join the party every Friday night with OMCA and Off the Grid! The Galleries are open late, with popular food trucks out on 10th Street, and family-friendly activities inside. Savor California beer and wine around[...]
Art@Archer: Rick Bell, “A Decade.4 — California Street Art” 6:00 pm
Art@Archer: Rick Bell, “A Decade.4 — California Street Art” @ Art@Archer
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Art@Archer: Rick Bell, "A Decade.4 -- California Street Art" @ Art@Archer | Oakland | California | United States
Meet and talk to Oakland photographer, Rick Bell, in his first formal, solo exhibition of street photography, at this First Friday Opening Reception. Rick has spent over 10 years photographing and video graphing graffiti artists,[...]
Fourth Wall Gallery: Cate White, “Heroes for Ghosts” 6:00 pm
Fourth Wall Gallery: Cate White, “Heroes for Ghosts”
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fourth Wall Gallery: Cate White, "Heroes for Ghosts" @ Oakland | California | United States
Transmission Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of Karl X. Hauser’s work. Perhaps best known for the intense quality of his graphite drawings, which are the foundation of his creative enterprise, Hauser also[...]
Good Mother Gallery: ‘Wasteland 2’ 6:00 pm
Good Mother Gallery: ‘Wasteland 2’ @ Good Mother Gallery
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Good Mother Gallery: 'Wasteland 2' @ Good Mother Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Wasteland 2 A Short Film by Andrew H. Shirley WHEN: Friday May 5, 2017 6-11pm WHERE: Good Mother Gallery 408 13th St, Oakland, CA 94612 WHAT: WASTEDLAND 2 by Andrew H. Shirley (Beer and popcorn[...]
Interface Gallery: Ehling/Bennett, “His Carpets Flowered” 6:00 pm
Interface Gallery: Ehling/Bennett, “His Carpets Flowered” @ Interface Gallery
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Interface Gallery: Ehling/Bennett, "His Carpets Flowered" @ Interface Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Interface Gallery is pleased to announce Ehling/Bennett’s first solo show, His Carpets Flowered – May 4th – June 11th. Ehling/Bennett is the collaborative practice of Jeremy Ehling and Kim Bennett. The aritists have worked in[...]
Joyce Gordon Gallery: “Mood City” Photography by Philip Hennen 6:00 pm
Joyce Gordon Gallery: “Mood City” Photography by Philip Hennen @ Joyce Gordon Gallery
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Joyce Gordon Gallery: “Mood City” Photography by Philip Hennen @ Joyce Gordon Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
“Mood City” Photography by Philip Hennen Exhibit Dates: May 5 – July 1, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, May 5th 6-9pm Artist Talk: Friday, June 2nd, 6-9pm (Talk 7pm) Joyce Gordon Gallery presents, “Mood City,” a[...]
Pro Arts Oakland: ‘Everyone is Hypnotized’ 6:00 pm
Pro Arts Oakland: ‘Everyone is Hypnotized’ @ Pro Arts Oakland
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pro Arts Oakland: 'Everyone is Hypnotized' @ Pro Arts Oakland | Oakland | California | United States
Everyone is Hypnotized May 5 – May 26, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, May 5, 6 – 9pm Everyone is Hypnotized: Artists Dérive the Bay Area, is a group exhibition of works by 11 Bay Area[...]
Slate Contemporary First Friday Reception ‘Gardens of Abstraction’ 6:00 pm
Slate Contemporary First Friday Reception ‘Gardens of Abstraction’ @ Slate Contemporary
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Slate Contemporary First Friday Reception 'Gardens of Abstraction' @ Slate Contemporary | Oakland | California | United States
Gardens of Abstraction presents three contemporary photographers who are grappling with the history of painting and the question of how to be an artist in this photographic age. All three are working in large formats,[...]
Transmission Gallery: Karl X. Hausen, “I Tried to Make This Pleasant” 6:00 pm
Transmission Gallery: Karl X. Hausen, “I Tried to Make This Pleasant” @ Transmission Gallery
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Transmission Gallery: Karl X. Hausen, "I Tried to Make This Pleasant" @ Transmission Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
Transmission Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of Karl X. Hauser’s work. Perhaps best known for the intense quality of his graphite drawings, which are the foundation of his creative enterprise, Hauser also[...]
Omi Gallery: Pablo Soto Campoamor, “Mariita’s Kitchen/ La Cocinita de Mariita” 6:30 pm
Omi Gallery: Pablo Soto Campoamor, “Mariita’s Kitchen/ La Cocinita de Mariita” @ Omi Gallery at Impact Hub
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Omi Gallery: Pablo Soto Campoamor, "Mariita's Kitchen/ La Cocinita de Mariita" @ Omi Gallery at Impact Hub | Oakland | California | United States
Mariita’s Kitchen/La Cocinita de Mariita works by Pablo Soto Campoamor OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION Friday | May 5th 630p – 10p Free + Every Body Welcome RSVP Requested HERE! – http://bit.ly/2pr0zow For many of us in[...]
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Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll 12:00 pm
Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll @ Saturday Stroll
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll @ Saturday Stroll | Oakland | California | United States
Many of the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular first Friday Art Murmur gallery walk are also open EVERY Saturday afternoon. Known as the Saturday Stroll, this is a quieter and more focused time to view art[...]
Andres Guerrero ‘Fruits of our labor’ 2:00 pm
Andres Guerrero ‘Fruits of our labor’ @ LAND AND SEA
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Andres Guerrero 'Fruits of our labor' @ LAND AND SEA | Oakland | California | United States
Opening Reception: Friday, May 5th, 2017, 6:00pm – 9:00pm May 6th, 2017, 2:00pm – 7:00pm Best known for his eponymous Guerrero Gallery, artist and curator Andres Guerrero continues to make an impact within the Bay[...]
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Oakland Museum of California: Free First Sundays
Oakland Museum of California: Free First Sundays @ Oakland Museum of California
May 7 all-day
Oakland Museum of California: Free First Sundays @ Oakland Museum of California | Oakland | California | United States
Free First Sundays are made possible in part by Wells Fargo
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American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion 7:00 pm
American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion @ American Steel Studios
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion @ American Steel Studios | Oakland | California | United States
Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion American Steel Studios Bay 4 Every Tuesday,  7-10pm More info: departmentof@spontaneousfire.com Join the Department of Spontaneous Combustion! At the Department of Spontaneous Combustion we play with propane,[...]
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The New Parkway: “Drink & Draw” 8:00 pm
The New Parkway: “Drink & Draw” @ New Parkway Theatre
May 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The New Parkway: "Drink & Draw" @ New Parkway Theatre | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland Drink & Draw at the New Parkway Theater Jan 28th, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Unleash your creativity during Oakland Drink & Draw- every Wednesday at the New Parkway Theater. We’ve got arts and[...]
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Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California 5:00 pm
Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California @ Oakland Museum of California
May 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California @ Oakland Museum of California | Oakland | California | United States
Join the party every Friday night with OMCA and Off the Grid! The Galleries are open late, with popular food trucks out on 10th Street, and family-friendly activities inside. Savor California beer and wine around[...]
CTRL+SHFT Collective: ‘RELAY’ 6:00 pm
CTRL+SHFT Collective: ‘RELAY’ @ CTRL+SHFT
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CTRL+SHFT Collective: 'RELAY' @ CTRL+SHFT | Oakland | California | United States
CTRL+SHFT Collective is pleased to present RELAY, a project designed by artists Sophie Lourdes Knight and Hannah Perrine Mode, held at CTRL+SHFT Collective from May 12th – June 3rd, 2017. Please join us for the[...]
Jingletown 2nd Friday Art Walk 6:00 pm
Jingletown 2nd Friday Art Walk @ Jingletown Oakland & Alameda Galleries
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jingletown 2nd Friday Art Walk @ Jingletown Oakland & Alameda Galleries | Oakland | California | United States
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Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll 12:00 pm
Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll @ Saturday Stroll
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll @ Saturday Stroll | Oakland | California | United States
Many of the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular first Friday Art Murmur gallery walk are also open EVERY Saturday afternoon. Known as the Saturday Stroll, this is a quieter and more focused time to view art[...]
Athen B Gallery: Jet Martinez ‘Mayflowers’ 7:00 pm
Athen B Gallery: Jet Martinez ‘Mayflowers’ @ Athen B Gallery
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Athen B Gallery: Jet Martinez 'Mayflowers' @ Athen B Gallery | Oakland | California | United States
‘Mayflowers’ a solo exhibition by Jet Martinez Opening Reception – May 13th at 7pm Showing Through – June 2, 2017
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American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion 7:00 pm
American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion @ American Steel Studios
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion @ American Steel Studios | Oakland | California | United States
Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion American Steel Studios Bay 4 Every Tuesday,  7-10pm More info: departmentof@spontaneousfire.com Join the Department of Spontaneous Combustion! At the Department of Spontaneous Combustion we play with propane,[...]
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The New Parkway: “Drink & Draw” 8:00 pm
The New Parkway: “Drink & Draw” @ New Parkway Theatre
May 17 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The New Parkway: "Drink & Draw" @ New Parkway Theatre | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland Drink & Draw at the New Parkway Theater Jan 28th, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Unleash your creativity during Oakland Drink & Draw- every Wednesday at the New Parkway Theater. We’ve got arts and[...]
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Piedmont Ave Stroll 6:00 pm
Piedmont Ave Stroll @ Piedmont Ave Stroll
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piedmont Ave Stroll @ Piedmont Ave Stroll | Oakland | California | United States
Enjoy Shopping, Dining, & Local Art! Third Thursdays 6:00-9:00pm each month, Join us on Third Thursdays for Piedmont Avenue Stroll & support local merchants.  Check the Blog for the latest Stroll news and featured merchants! Look for the[...]
Third Thursday Art Walk 6:00 pm
Third Thursday Art Walk
May 18 @ 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 Oakland Museum of California 5:00 pm
Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California @ Oakland Museum of California
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California @ Oakland Museum of California | Oakland | California | United States
Join the party every Friday night with OMCA and Off the Grid! The Galleries are open late, with popular food trucks out on 10th Street, and family-friendly activities inside. Savor California beer and wine around[...]
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Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll 12:00 pm
Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll @ Saturday Stroll
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll @ Saturday Stroll | Oakland | California | United States
Many of the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular first Friday Art Murmur gallery walk are also open EVERY Saturday afternoon. Known as the Saturday Stroll, this is a quieter and more focused time to view art[...]
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American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion 7:00 pm
American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion @ American Steel Studios
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion @ American Steel Studios | Oakland | California | United States
Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion American Steel Studios Bay 4 Every Tuesday,  7-10pm More info: departmentof@spontaneousfire.com Join the Department of Spontaneous Combustion! At the Department of Spontaneous Combustion we play with propane,[...]
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The New Parkway: “Drink & Draw” 8:00 pm
The New Parkway: “Drink & Draw” @ New Parkway Theatre
May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The New Parkway: "Drink & Draw" @ New Parkway Theatre | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland Drink & Draw at the New Parkway Theater Jan 28th, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Unleash your creativity during Oakland Drink & Draw- every Wednesday at the New Parkway Theater. We’ve got arts and[...]
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Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California 5:00 pm
Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California @ Oakland Museum of California
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Nights at Oakland Museum of California @ Oakland Museum of California | Oakland | California | United States
Join the party every Friday night with OMCA and Off the Grid! The Galleries are open late, with popular food trucks out on 10th Street, and family-friendly activities inside. Savor California beer and wine around[...]
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Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll 12:00 pm
Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll @ Saturday Stroll
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oakland Art Murmur Saturday Stroll @ Saturday Stroll | Oakland | California | United States
Many of the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular first Friday Art Murmur gallery walk are also open EVERY Saturday afternoon. Known as the Saturday Stroll, this is a quieter and more focused time to view art[...]
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American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion 7:00 pm
American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion @ American Steel Studios
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
American Steel Studios: Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion @ American Steel Studios | Oakland | California | United States
Open Shop with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion American Steel Studios Bay 4 Every Tuesday,  7-10pm More info: departmentof@spontaneousfire.com Join the Department of Spontaneous Combustion! At the Department of Spontaneous Combustion we play with propane,[...]
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The New Parkway: “Drink & Draw” 8:00 pm
The New Parkway: “Drink & Draw” @ New Parkway Theatre
May 31 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The New Parkway: "Drink & Draw" @ New Parkway Theatre | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland Drink & Draw at the New Parkway Theater Jan 28th, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Unleash your creativity during Oakland Drink & Draw- every Wednesday at the New Parkway Theater. We’ve got arts and[...]