OAM Announces Flourish Art Award Winners
OAKLAND ART MURMUR ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE FIRST ANNUAL FLOURISH ART AWARD The non-profit organization Oakland Art Murmur, dedicated to promoting awareness of and participation in the visual arts in Oakland, is pleased to announce the winners of the first-ever Flourish Oakland Art Award. The three winners were selected by Senior Curator of Art at the Oakland [...]
Fall 2013 FOAM Newsletter: MURMUR REVERB
Congratulations to Joyce Gordon Gallery, one of the longest running fine art galleries in Oakland, celebrating its 10 year anniversary this month. Since its 2003 debut, the Joyce Gordon Gallery has hosted over 200 exhibitions. The Gallery has been a trailblazer over the past ten years, surviving an ever changing art market and [...]
Fall 2013 FOAM Newlsetter Dining & Gallery Itinerary
If you haven’t been to Jack London Square for a while, prepare for a pleasant surprise. This historic area, named after one of Oakland’s most famous residents, is undergoing a renaissance, as exceptional restaurants and local businesses are taking advantage of the magnificent architecture and world-class views. As a starting point for a visit to [...]
MAGNOLIA EDITIONS HOSTS FUNDRAISER FOR OAKLAND ART MURMUR SATURDAY JUNE 15th
Get behind the scenes and meet nationally-recognized artists who have printed with Magnolia, such as Hung Liu, Mildred Howard, Guy Diehl, Rupert Garcia, Squeak Carnwath, Enrique Chagoya, Kara Maria, and Inez Storer. Participate in a hands-on art project and enjoy refreshments from Bay Wolf Restaurant.
FRIENDS OF OAM: SUPPORT WHAT SETS OAKLAND APART
Friends of OAM has offered its members a host of private events and benefits since launching in December 2012. On March 7th members gathered for a delightful and delicious gallery stroll, a walk among three downtown galleries: Res Ipsa, Betti Ono, and Pro Arts. Sipping fine wine and beer and nibbling catered treats from [...]
PROFILE OF VESSEL GALLERY AND INTERVIEW ON OAKLAND & ART WITH GALLERY ASSISTANT AILISH EZLY Vessel Gallery was awarded ‘Best Gallery’ for 2012 by a Bay Area news publication, and when you step inside the space it is clear the welcoming, light-filled, and social atmosphere must have played a key part in this regional nod. [...]
Profile of Krowswork
Krowswork, founded in 2009 by Jasmine Moorhead, offers 1,200 square feet of gallery and project space primarily showcasing photography and video. Moorhead grew up in Mississippi and is the daughter of a photographer and sculptor. She studied art history at Yale, has worked in several galleries and museums in New York and San Francisco, and [...]
Raise a Glass to Spring
Raise a Glass to Spring – and Some Great Art with OAM The Downtown and Uptown neighborhoods offer visitors to OAM galleries and events a wealth of cocktail establishments strung up and down Telegraph and Broadway. As the San Francisco Chronicle noted last year, there are so many great cocktail bars here that “it’s a [...]
Saturday Gallery + Ballet Event Sat May 4th
For Friends of Oakland Art Murmur, we have scheduled a special 23rd-street gallery event with an appearance by the Oakland Ballet. “Friends of OAM” memberships start at $35 for students, $50 for individuals, friends are invited to four of these events per year.
Explore Oakland Art Murmur with Google Field Trip
We’ve got Oakland Art Murmur exhibition details feeding to Google Field Trip – try downloading this new free phone app and use it to explore the galleries and gallery districts on First Friday. http://www.fieldtripper.com
Friends of OAM visit Downtown Galleries
Become a Friend of Oakland Art Murmur and attend our March 7th Downtown Gallery District Evening 6-8pm. Enjoy personal introductions to Res Ipsa, Betti Ono, Pro Arts Gallery by gallery curators, and music by an Oakland East Bay Symphony ensemble. Wine Beer and Refreshments served.
The Oakland Art Murmur is deeply saddened
The Oakland Art Murmur is deeply saddened and shocked by the tragic shooting that occurred in Oakland’s Uptown area earlier this month. We offer our prayers to the families of the victims. We also offer our prayers to the city of Oakland, the state of California and the entire country. This is another example of the epidemic gun [...]