Friday Nights @ OMCA
Join OMCA and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a taste of local music, food, art, science, and culture! Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak beer garden. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, hands-on activities for kids, and extended OMCA Store hours. Experience the best in Bay Area curbside cuisine!
What to expect on August 1:
5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under
5–9 pm: Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden
5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late
5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: get the weekly list here
5–6:30 pm: August resident DJ Stay Aware spinning hits in the 10th Street Amphitheater
5–8 pm: Family-friendly drop-in activity: river rock painting
6–8 pm: Makers & Tasters series, featuring City Slicker Farms making mini greenhouses and answering all your urgent green thumb questions
6:30–7 pm: World dance instruction with Nkeiruka Oruche in the 10th Street Amphitheater
7–9 pm: Live band Dynamic playing soul music in the 10th Street Amphitheater
7:30–7:45 pm: A Snack Size Docent Tour, a fifteen-minute mini-tour led by a talented OMCA Docent to introduce you one of the Galleries—you won't know which until the tour begins!
Cost: Half-price gallery admission for adults, ages 18 and under are free. Admission for Members is always free. Cash bar. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks.
Transportation: OMCA is conveniently located one block from the Lake Merritt BART Station. Event parking is available at the Museum garage for a $5 flat fee after 5 pm.
Presented in partnership with Off the Grid: Lake Merritt @ OMCA.
Friday Nights @ OMCA are made possible in part by generous support from the Walter and Elise Haas Fund.