Event

Oakland Internet Cat Video Festival Preview and VIP Curatorial Talk

Friday, May 10, 2013, 7–8:45 pm

Join cat lovers and feline fans in the Oakland Mew-seum of California’s James Moore Theater for an exclusive preview of the Walker Art Center's celebrated Internet Cat Video Festival, featuring your favorite silly cat videos projected larger-than-life. Enjoy a pre-screening VIP talk with Scott Stulen, Project Director of the Walker Art Center; René de Guzman, OMCA Senior Curator of Art; and Douglas Long, OMCA Senior Curator of Natural Sciences and Shiva Rajaraman, Director of Product Management at YouTube. Dancers from Jennifer Walker's Meow Pack Dance Collective will perform a short dance before the event, and Julie Castle, from Best Friends Animal Society, will give a brief introduction.

Note: Tickets are $25 per seat, and are required for this event. This event is sold out; a limited number of last-minute tickets may become available just before the screening. A last-minute ticket line will form outside of the James Moore Theater at 5:30 pm.

Bonus: this screening takes place during Friday Nights @ OMCA. Stop by the Info Desk on Level 1 to enter a raffle for a free ticket to Saturday's Oakland Internet Cat Video Festival, presented by the Great Wall of Oakland on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 3–10 pm.

Find out more about the event on the Oakland Internet Cat Video Festival website or follow @catvidfest on Twitter.