First Friday

An evening of Oakland Art Murmur member galleries and mixed-use venues open to the public. Oakland Art Murmur (OAM) began organizing the free, monthly art walk — known as The Art Murmur — in 2006. Today, OAM is an organization of over 40 galleries that produces weekly art walks, guided tours and other exclusive events. Learn more at About Oakland Art Murmur.

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Friday - August 1, 2014

TimeEvent
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Tiki Show @ Creative Framing & Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: Alice Dockter, Ändrëw Fïtzpätrïck, Andrew Johnstone, Art, Bill Silveira, Christine Benjamin, d'Arci Bruno, Dennis Mathewson, Duncan Binihakis, Franki Kohler, Hawaiian, Heather PIazza, Judith Threadgill, Julie McCray, Kathe Welch, Kevin Woodson, Leslie Cobb, Mark Knot, Michael Tunk, Monica Gunderson, Nicole Miner, paintings, Rae Holzman, Sean Giboney, Tiki, Woody Miller
All Day
Survival Adaptations @ Aggregate Space Gallery
Located in: north / west. Tagged:
All Day
The Disquiet: Bay Area Currents @ Pro Arts
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: Art, bay area, Bay Area Art, bay area artists, Bay Area Currents, Be Pro Arts, exhibition, gallery, Pro Arts, Visual Arts
All Day
In Between @ The New Parkway Theater
Located in: uptown. Tagged: art murmur, Contemporary art, illustration, jessamyn lynn, Melanie Ida Chopko, mixed media, watercolor
12:00 pm
No Single Moment @ Backstock Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: contemporary, Contemporary art, contemporary photography, lake merritt, photography, Saturday Stroll
12:00 pm
Summer, My Muse @ Backstock Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: contemporary, contemporary photography, lake merritt, oakland art murmur, photography
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
James Gayles: Reflections @ Oakstop
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: artists reception, downtown / old oakland, First Friday, gallery, group show, James Gayles, oakland art murmur, painting, prints, watercolor
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Creative Growth vs Anne Collier / Trisha Donnelly / Chris Johanson / Nate Lowman / Laura Owens @ Creative Growth Art Center
Located in: uptown. Tagged:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Nite Owl, "The Pursuit of Slappiness" @ Loakal
Located in: jack london. Tagged: Art, First Friday, found objects, graffiti, Loakal, murals, nite owl, painting, street art
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sea Ranch and PCH 1 @ Studios 11
Located in: jack london. Tagged: art gallery, artists reception, local artists, oakland art
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Shades of Summer: A Vessel Gallery Group Show @ Vessel Gallery
Located in: uptown. Tagged: 471 25th Street, abstract, abstract painting, artists reception, Beili Liu, Cheryl Calleri, contemporary painting, Cyrus Tilton, Donald Fortescue, First Friday, Gordon Glasgow, group show, landscape, Lonnie Lee, Lonnie Lee curator, Mari Marks, metal sculpture, mixed media, nature, oakland art, oakland art murmur, oil painting, painting, Sanjay Vora, Saturday Stroll, Thekla Hammond, Tim Rice, uptown, vessel, Vessel Gallery, Walter James Mansfield, William Harsh, Wood Sculpture
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Amalgams and Hybrids - New Work by Livia Stein - 8/1 to 9/13/14 @ Transmission Gallery
Located in: north / west. Tagged: mixed media, paintings, sculptures
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jann Nunn: Breathing Space-New Sculptural Installations @ Mercury 20
Located in: uptown. Tagged: abstract, Contemporary art, First Friday, installation, Jann Nunn, Mercury 20 Gallery, oakland art murmur, Saturday Stroll, sculpture
12:00 pm
Like/Share cellphone photography @ Marion and Rose’s Workshop
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: Ann Trinca, bay area artists, bay area photography, cellphone photography, iphone photography, marion and rose's workshop, Morry Angell Joe Borreson Marissa Carlisle Courtney McCutcheon Robb McDonough Gregory Mitchell Ann Trinca, oakland art, photography
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Primal Visions: New Artworks by Lou Bermingham @ Manna Gallery
Located in: uptown. Tagged: abstract painting, Contemporary art, First Friday, installation art, Manna Gallery, oakland art murmur, Saturday Stroll, uptown
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ruth Tabancay: Geometricity @ Mercury 20
Located in: uptown. Tagged: Contemporary art, installation, Mercury 20 Gallery, oakland art murmur, Ruth Tabancay, Saturday Stroll, sculpture
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Threshold @ Chandra Cerrito Contemporary
Located in: uptown. Tagged:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alicia McCarthy + Jenny Sharaf @ Johansson Projects
Located in: uptown. Tagged: uptown
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Friday Event: Survival Adaptations @ Aggregate Space Gallery
Located in: north / west. Tagged: Contemporary art, gallery, group show, installation, north / west, oakland artists, sculpture
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Murmur reception: Present History, wetplate photographs by Sarah Symmonds @ FM
Located in: uptown. Tagged: photography, Sarah Symmonds, tintype
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Crystallize: Photographs and Finite Forms @ Classic Cars West
Located in: uptown. Tagged: Classic Cars West, crystals, Elena Kulikova, First Friday, mixed media, oakland art murmur, photography, uptown
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Friday - James Gayles, "Reflections" Exhibit & Book Release @ Oakstop
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: Artist Talk Series, First Friday, group show, mixed media, oakstop, watercolor
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FIRST FRIDAY - Opening Art Reception - 8/1/14 - New work by Livia Stein - "Amalgams and Hybrids" @ Transmission Gallery
Located in: north / west. Tagged: exciting, fresh, Livia Stein, mixed media, new, new work, opening, original, paintings, sculpture, unique
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Friday Gallery Walk @ Oakland Art Murmur
Located in: uptown. Tagged: art murmur, artists reception, downtown / old oakland, first firday, jack london, lake merritt, north / west, north oakland, temescal, uptown, west oakland
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Friday Opening Reception for Connect to Oakland~Artists with Common Ground @ Warehouse 416 ~ A Unique Gathering Place
Located in: uptown. Tagged: artists reception, First Friday, group show, oakland art murmur
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Shorts at the New Parkway Theater @ The New Parkway Theater
Located in: uptown. Tagged: First Friday Shorts, free, youth-produced media
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
From Raven's Crossing to Krowswork: Manifestations from The Golden Dome @ Krowswork
Located in: uptown. Tagged:
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nite Owl, "The Pursuit of Slappiness" Opening Reception @ Loakal
Located in: jack london. Tagged: Art, First Friday, found objects, graffiti, Loakal, murals, nite owl, painting, street art
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Out of the Box: Artist Reception @ Joyce Gordon Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: 3D, Acrylic painting, Jazz, painting, pastel
6:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Out of the Box: The Art of John Toms @ Joyce Gordon Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: 3D, acrylic, Jazz, painting, pastel
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Late Nite Art 37: Water @ Impact Hub Oakland
Located in: uptown. Tagged: cultural partner, firest friday, impact hub oakland, late nite art, special event

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The Tiki Show
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The Tiki Show @ Creative Framing & Gallery
Survival Adaptations
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Survival Adaptations @ Aggregate Space Gallery
The Disquiet: Bay Area Currents
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The Disquiet: Bay Area Currents @ Pro Arts
In Between
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In Between @ The New Parkway Theater
No Single Moment
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No Single Moment @ Backstock Gallery
Summer, My Muse
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James Gayles: Reflections
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Creative Growth vs Anne Collier / Trisha Donnelly / Chris Johanson / Nate Lowman / Laura Owens
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Creative Growth vs Anne Collier / Trisha Donnelly / Chris Johanson / Nate Lowman / Laura Owens @ Creative Growth Art Center