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 - October 3, 2014

TimeEvent
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Charles Anselmo - Interiors/Structure of Memory Irene Imfeld - Frames Within Frames @ PHOTO
Located in: uptown. Tagged:
All Day
The Way Somewhere @ Royal NoneSuch Gallery
Located in: north / west. Tagged:
12:00 am
Cozy: New Work by Michael McConnell @ Marion and Rose’s Workshop
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: bay area artist, drawing, painting, sculpture
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Shock and awe @ FLOAT Art Gallery
Located in: jingletown. Tagged: cotton mill studios artist, float gallery, mixed media industrial sculpture, oakland art, painting, photograpy
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
EJ's Brew and Brush @ Joyce Gordon Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: Acrylic painting, live painting, Music & Art, paint session, resident artist
12:00 am
One Death Is A Tragedy, 2 x 2 Solos: Ehren Tool @ Pro Arts
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: 2 x 2 Solos, Ceramics, Ehren Tool, Michele Carlson, Pro Arts
10:00 am
To Live Outside the Law You Must Be Honest, 2 x 2 Solos: Cate White @ Pro Arts
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: 2 x 2 Solos, Cate White, Nancy Mizuno Elliott, painting, Pro Arts
All Day
Exoticism and the Animalistic Gaze @ The New Parkway Theater
Located in: uptown. Tagged:
All Day
Papercut Butterfly Installation by Whitney Smith @ Marion and Rose’s Workshop
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: installation, Oakland Artist, papercuts, sculpture, site specific installation, window installation
All Day
Photoplay @ The New Parkway Theater
Located in: uptown. Tagged: Allen David, hallway showcase, photography, The New Parkway Theater
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Making Human by Michael Hannan @ Oakstop
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: abstract, Artist Talk Series, artists reception, contemporary, Contemporary art, downtown / old oakland, First Friday, gallery, mixed media, oakland art, oakland art murmur, oakland artists, painting, sculpture, wood
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
'Vibrant Impressions' by Ellen Dreibelbis & Kevin Woodson @ Creative Framing & Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: downtown / old oakland, Ellen Dreibelbis, floral, Kevin Woodson, oil painting, pastels, watercolor
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Collage Party 2 @ Creative Growth Art Center
Located in: uptown. Tagged:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bonanza IV: Eighteencharacters @ Interface Gallery
Located in: north / west. Tagged:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Crimes Agains Humanity @ Studios 11
Located in: jack london. Tagged:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
M&M: Material + Meditation, Beili Liu, Walter James Mansfield, Mari Marks, Tim Rice and Sanjay Vora @ Vessel Gallery
Located in: uptown. Tagged: abstract, abstract painting, Artist Talk Series, artists reception, Beili Liu, contemporary, Contemporary art, contemporary painting, encaustic, First Friday, installation, installation art, large scale painting, Lonnie Lee, Mari Marks, oakland art murmur, painting, Sanjay Vora, Saturday Stroll, site specific installation, Tim Rice, uptown, Walter James Mansfield
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Motown Legends: Artwork By Chris Clark @ Joyce Gordon Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: graphic art, Motown, Music, photography
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Terry Furry, "Vulnerable Gods" @ Loakal
Located in: jack london. Tagged: Art, erotica, First Friday, Loakal Art Gallery & Boutique, painting, Terry Furry
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Altars and Alphabets: New Work by Dan Weber and Elaine Maute @ Manna Gallery
Located in: uptown. Tagged: abstract, abstract painting, chandra cerrito contemporary, contemporary, Manna Gallery, mixed media, oakland art, oakland art murmur, sculpture, uptown
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chris Komater: A Bouquet of Bears & A Dozen Little Roses @ Mercury 20
Located in: uptown. Tagged: artists reception, contemporary photography, First Friday, Mercury 20 Gallery, oakland art murmur, photography, Saturday Stroll, uptown
12:00 pm
Echoes @ Rock Paper Scissors Collective
Located in: uptown. Tagged:
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kerry Vander Meer: syzygy @ Mercury 20
Located in: uptown. Tagged: abstract painting, artists reception, Contemporary art, First Friday, Mercury 20 Gallery, Saturday Stroll, sculpture, uptown
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rise and Fall: New works by Randy Colosky @ Chandra Cerrito Contemporary
Located in: uptown. Tagged: Artist Talk Series, artists reception, chandra cerrito contemporary, Colosky, contemporary, First Friday, oakland art murmur, Randy, Saturday Stroll, sculpture
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fractured Fauna @ Johansson Projects
Located in: uptown. Tagged: Contemporary art, Johansson Projects, misako inaoka, mixed media, oakland art murmur, sculpture
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kim Miskowicz: Formation @ Krowswork
Located in: uptown. Tagged:
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Opening Reception: Silences, Barry Ebner @ FM
Located in: uptown. Tagged: Barry Ebner, Mono-Prints
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Papercut Butterfly Installation by Whitney Smith @ Marion and Rose’s Workshop
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: installation, installation art, Oakland Artist, old oakland, site specific installation
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1ST FRIDAY ARTIST TALK W/ MICHAEL HANNAN @ Oakstop
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: abstract, abstract painting, Artist Talk Series, artists reception, First Friday, gallery, installation art, mixed media, oakland art murmur, oakland artists, sculpture, wood
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1st Friday Public Opening for Oakland Art Con: Vol. 1 @ Warehouse416 ~ A Unique Gathering Place
Located in: uptown. Tagged: Afro-futuristic Stuff, Age Scott, Albert Nguyen, Animation, artists reception, Comic Books, Darren Goodhard, Dawood Sekhem, DC Comics, Eessu Oridunde, group show, Ianna Frisby, Joshua Bastian, Malik Senefuru, MF Urbi Raju, Mike Hampton, Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson, oakland art murmur, Rosalind McGary, SciFi, Super Heroes, uptown
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Experimental Space | Opening Reception @ Aggregate Space Gallery
Located in: north / west. Tagged: Art, baasics, Contemporary art, First Friday, gallery, installation, science
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FIRST FRI Flourish Art Auction Exhibition @ Classic Cars West
Located in: uptown. Tagged: art auction, Classic Cars West, exhibition, flourish, oakland art murmur, uptown
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Friday Gallery Walk @ Oakland Art Murmur
Located in: uptown. Tagged: art murmur, Downtown, First Friday, jack london, lake merritt, north oakland, old oakland, uptown, west oakland
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
October works on Display: Stephen Bruce and Katy Kuhn @ Joyce Gordon Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: abstract painting, acid paint, acrylic on canvas, color field
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open Portfolio Night @ PHOTO
Located in: uptown. Tagged: artist, First Friday, photography, portfolio review, special event, uptown
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Paint & Pool- First Friday @ SLATE contemporary
Located in: uptown. Tagged: andrzej Michael Karwacki, Bay Area Art, bay area galleries, Contemporary art, First Friday, gallery, lola, oakland art murmur, oakland artists, Oakland galleries, painting, san francisco art dealers association, slate art, slate art consulting, slate contemporary, victor cohen stuart
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Terry Furry, "Vulnerable Gods" @ Loakal
Located in: jack london. Tagged: Art, erotica, First Friday, Loakal Art Gallery & Boutique, painting, Terry Furry
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
EJ's Brew and Brush (Fri) @ Joyce Gordon Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged:
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
EJ's Brew and Brush: Mini Abstract session by resident artist Katy Kuhn (Friday) @ Joyce Gordon Gallery
Located in: downtown / old oakland. Tagged: abstract painting, Acrylic painting, live painting, Music, paint session
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closing Reception for The Way Somewhere @ Royal NoneSuch Gallery
Located in: north / west. Tagged:

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Next First Friday

Charles Anselmo - Interiors/Structure of Memory Irene Imfeld - Frames Within Frames
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Charles Anselmo – Interiors/Structure of Memory Irene Imfeld – Frames Within Frames @ PHOTO
The Way Somewhere
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The Way Somewhere @ Royal NoneSuch Gallery
Cozy: New Work by Michael McConnell
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Cozy: New Work by Michael McConnell @ Marion and Rose’s Workshop
Shock and awe
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Shock and awe @ FLOAT Art Gallery
One Death Is A Tragedy, 2 x 2 Solos: Ehren Tool
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One Death Is A Tragedy, 2 x 2 Solos: Ehren Tool @ Pro Arts
To Live Outside the Law You Must Be Honest, 2 x 2 Solos: Cate White
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To Live Outside the Law You Must Be Honest, 2 x 2 Solos: Cate White @ Pro Arts
Exoticism and the Animalistic Gaze
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Exoticism and the Animalistic Gaze @ The New Parkway Theater
Papercut Butterfly Installation by Whitney Smith
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Papercut Butterfly Installation by Whitney Smith @ Marion and Rose’s Workshop