Every month – rain or shine! On the first Friday of every month, Oakland Art Murmur hosts an evening art walk featuring member galleries and mixed-use venues collectively 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.


  • Member galleries are collectively open from 6-9p
  • For special events & openings, see the list below
  • Oakland Art Murmur Map PDF  / Oakland Art Murmur Google Map
  • Parking, public transportation and gallery hours info available at Visit Oakland Art Murmur
  • The street festival in Uptown — along Telegraph Ave, between Grand-27th —is organized by Oakland First Fridays (a city, CBD, and community volunteer-run partnership). While the street festival may be cancelled due to rain, the galleries shall remain open for First Friday festivities.
  • Not feeling the Friday art walk? Join us any Saturday for our weekly Saturday Stroll art walk

Friday - October 2, 2015

old oakland — Exhibitions
Rodeo Girl – New Paintings by Alison Tharp
@ Maple Street Denim Affiliated Retailer
Oct 2nd
Alison Tharp is a longtime fixture in the Bay Area art world, known for her uncanny zine,...
east —
Beautiful Oakland: Clausen House and Creative Growth Art Exhibit
@ Free Oakland UP Project Space
Oct 2nd
Beautiful Oakland: Clausen House and Creative Growth Art Exhibit Clausen House Artists join Creative Growth Video Artists for...
old oakland — Exhibitions
Sailing the Nautical Mile: New Work by Linda Fahey
@ Marion and Rose’s Workshop Affiliated Retailer
Oct 2nd
For her exhibit at Marion & Rose’s Workshop Linda Fahey will be creating functional ceramic pieces along...
uptown — Exhibitions
Eyes on Oakland
@ The Great Wall of Oakland Project Space
Oct 2nd
Eyes on Oakland is a community-powered, art-meets-journalism initiative that seeks to inform and engage residents across Oakland...
west —
AFTERBURN : Back from the Desert and Fresh Off the Easel
@ American Steel Studios Project Space
Oct 2nd
Come by to see some of the extraordinary art that was created for the Burning Man event...
downtown — Special Events
field day and friends first friday opening
@ field day and friends Affiliated Retailer
Oct 2nd
Join us first fridays for our featured artist and designer openings.  Come sip wine and get your...