Our Sponsors

Patron Level Sponsors



TMG Partners is a privately-held full service development company headquartered in San Francisco focusing on urban infill projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our exclusive focus in the Bay Area helps us understand the nuances of market trends and timing, which allows us to be highly responsive and opportunistic while contributing to the vibrancy of the communities that make up our region.


Benefactor Level Sponsors


Designed with versatility in mind, 1544 Events can accommodate events ranging from corporate meetings and conferences, trade shows, product launches, auctions, screenings, performances to weddings, intimate receptions, private parties, and more.



Rooted in Oakland athletics.com


Enthusiast Level Sponsors


Julie Armistead


Elwyn and Jennifer Berlekamp Foundation



Advocate Level Sponsors


SLATE Art offers the talents and 30+ years of combined experience of Principals Shelley Barry and Danielle Fox in one full-service art agency. Their mission of is to create opportunities for people to live, work, and engage with art that delights and stimulates the mind and senses, inspires creativity and innovation, and expresses our clients’ individual taste and values.



Warehouse 416 Gallery is a family run gallery with private studio spaces & conference room, unique & edgy in style in an industrial aesthetic, promoting local contemporary artists.


Program Sponsors


Visit BARTable for the best of the Bay, just a BART ride away. Find BARTable online, on FBTwitter and Instagram.



Media Partners


PsPrint is a different kind of online printing company, providing many online printing services, including business cards, brochures, stickers, invitations and magnets, as well as custom graphic design, direct mailing creation and direct mail fulfillment.


From the international populations that make Oakland and Richmond so dynamic, to the ideological diversity that separates Berkeley from Walnut Creek, our readers are united by their love of a region that is second to nowhere in beauty, livability, intellectual firepower, and cosmopolitan charm.

Cultural Partners


Open Oakland bridges technology and community for a thriving and equitable Oakland. As part of the Code for America Brigade network, we are a welcoming and inclusive volunteer group of developers, designers, data geeks, and citizen activists who use creative technology to solve civic and social problems.



SFFILM champions the world’s finest films and filmmakers through programs anchored in and inspired by the spirit and values of the San Francisco Bay Area. The longest-running film festival in the Americas, the SFFILM Festival is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery.


Dragon School is a 501(c)3 organization based in Downtown Oakland/Chinatown. They provide youth and the general public a unique place to experiment, collaborate and develop community ownership via artistic avenues. Dragon School’s method re-imagines the neighborhood as a shared culture of art, where unity is strengthened through diversity.


Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local culinary artisans, performers, musicians, dancers, DJ’s, and poets gathering for Oakland First Friday events.


The New East Bay Open Studios is a free annual art event that brings the art-loving public together with artists in the East Bay. It spans 4 weekends in June* and begins with a festive Opening Celebration/Preview Exhibition at Oakland’s historic Scottish Rite Center followed by three inspiring weekends of artist open studios and exhibitions.


Foundation Support


Oakland Art Murmur is supported by a grant from the Alameda County Arts Commission ARTSFUND.






Sasha Bainer

Mike Baker

Jean Durant

Lauren Fernandez

Wesley Grubbs, Pitch Interactive

William Hogan

Moss Kardener

Galen Rosenberg

Maria Scellepi

Sharon Schrank

Zoa Town

Pam Versaw

Dan Weber