Event

Friday Nights @ OMCA

Friday, July 18, 2014, 5–9 pm
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 5:00pm

Join OMCA and Off the Grid on 10th Street every for a taste of local music, food, art, 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. Bring the whole family to OMCA for a sampling of the best in Bay Area curbside cuisine!

What to expect on July 18:

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: July resident vinyl DJ Surya Dub spinning hits in the 10th Street Amphitheater
5–8 pm: Family-friendly drop-in activity: summer pinwheel-making
6:30–9 pm: Dance instruction and live musical performance by Samba Funk in the 10th Street Amphitheater
6:30–7 pm: Carrie Hott’s pop-up talk on whales in the Gallery of California Art
7–8:30 pm: Talk, Play, and Sip, an in-gallery discussion in the exhibition Vinyl, this week with Noise Pop and Boing Boing. Please note: Seating for this event is VERY limited, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors planning to attend this program are advised to arrive early to secure a place in the Gallery.
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 located one block from the Lake Merritt BART Station. Event parking is available at the Museum 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.