BART Gallery Pt. 1: Take the Train to Oakland’s Art Boom
KQED Arts: While the climate has become more challenging for local art galleries in San Francisco, the East Bay art scene is booming. This is the first in our handy guide to art close to BART.
Why I Love Living in Downtown Oakland
The Bold Italic’s Janine James waxes about Downtown Oakland’s fantastic spots and beauty, with specific mentions of Oakland Art Murmur and a number of its member spaces.
GO Magazine: Presenting Oakland — the trendy neighbor of San Francisco
Oakland Art Murmur January 2
Oakland Art Murmur’s galleries will collectively open their doors for their free monthly First Friday Art Walk on January 2nd from 6-9pm!
Take me to hellafunky town
UK’s Sunday Times celebrates Oakland’s many offerings, including Oakland Art Murmur’s gallery community and First Friday Art Walk.
3rd Saturday Gallery Tour: Art for the Holidays
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2p: Tour Downtown Oakland’s gallery and retail treasurers that are offering up art for all tastes and budgets. Concluding at the Museum of Children’s Arts with a tour of the museum and a special holiday art making activity – fun for all ages! *FREE*
Lonely Planet: The Reinvention of Oakland
Lonely Planet recently awarded Oakland the #8 spot on Best in the US 2015 list. See LP’s full appreciation of Oakland’s offerings, with a highlight of the visual arts here:
Year-End Gallery Party
Sun, Dec 14, 6-8p: Come celebrate the robust arts scene with the Oakland Art Murmur & toast the 2nd anniversary of Friends of Oakland Art Murmur!
Oakland Art Murmur: December First Friday
Oakland Art Murmur’s galleries will collectively open their doors for their free monthly First Friday Art Walk on December 5th, rain or shine.
3rd Saturday Walking Tour: American Steel Studios
Saturday, Nov 15, 2p : Lupin deMuth of American Steel Studios leads participants on a tour of the unique and eclectic art world of the country’s largest industrial art warehouse. FREE!
3rd Saturday Walking Tour: October
Saturday, 10.18, 2p: Lonnie Lee of Vessel Gallery will lead this month’s FREE guided walking tour on the topic of the energy captured in drawing and painting. Learn more >
FLOURISH 2014 Art Award Winners Announced
Oakland Art Murmur is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Flourish Oakland Art Awards, selected by art critic and curator Jeff Kelley, from a group of 41 artworks donated to Oakland Art Murmur for the non-profit’s upcoming Flourish Oakland fundraising auction.