21 super cool US cities, ranked
Expedia includes Oakland as one of their 21 super cool US cities. By Lily Rogers February 21, 2017 Ranking the hippest spots to visit in the states When it comes to cool, we already know that the major cities have it on lock. NYC, LA, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco—we recognize your cool cred. America’s small […]
An Art Lover’s Guide To The Bay Area
The Culture Trip picked Oakland Art Murmur as one of their 2015 San Francisco Local Favorite By Tony Bear Updated: 22 January 2016 The Bay Area is Ground Zero for art and culture. The visual arts are well represented in a number of world-renowned museums and galleries. Add in the smaller, homegrown galleries, and the number of […]
My Ford Magazine: Cruise Oakland in the 2016 Edge
My Ford Magazine’s coverage of Oakland Art Murmur: Galleries and street art have helped transform Oakland into an international hot spot. 2016 Edge checks out the scene By Adam Risman Photography by Rob Brodman The afternoon Bay Area sun beams through my panoramic Vista Roof® as I turn onto Oakland’s sleepy 26th Street. Suddenly, the landscape […]
The New York Times: 36 Hours in Oakland, California
The New York Times included Oakland Art Murmur in its 36 Hours in Oakland, California coverage: 36 Hours in Oakland, California By Freda Moon · December 3, 2015 Long overshadowed by its dolled-up big sister across the Bay, Oakland is its own town, and its cultural heterogeneity remains its greatest strength. Long overshadowed by its dolled-up big sister across the […]
Art Murmur 2.0
East Bay Monthly: The once-funky, low-key Oakland Art Murmur art scene that started as a loosely organized art gallery stroll on the first Friday of the month in 2005 has matured well beyond expectations.
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
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.
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:
Where Fashion and Art Installations Collide
EBX: The East Bay is home to an increasing number of retail shops that double as galleries — giving local artists access to non-traditional spaces and helping them reach wider audiences.
City to Watch: Oakland Rising
National Geographic celebrates Oakland Art Murmur galleries’ contribution to the arts and culture scene.