Press + Media

Welcome to the Oakland Museum of California's Press Room, a resource for media professionals. Here you will find general information about OMCA, its transformation and reopening, as well as news releases for current and upcoming exhibitions, programs, and events.

Advance Exhibition Schedule
OMCA's 2014–2015 exhibition schedule (Updated May 12, 2014) (PDF)

Press Releases
Browse our press releases (also available for download in PDF format).

High-Resolution Press Images

Special Exhibitions Permanent Galleries Events & Programs
A Cinematic Study of Fog in San Francisco Gallery of California History Friday Nights @ OMCA
Bay Motion: Capturing San Francisco Bay on Film   OMCA NEXT gala
Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California   White Elephant Sale
Inspiration Points: Masterpieces of California Landscape    
SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot    
Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records    

Kelly Koski will be out on maternity leave April 1 through September 15, 2014. For more information, to request press images, or to be added to OMCA's press list, contact:

Scott Horton

Claudia Leung

The materials in the OMCA Pressroom are made available to members of the media for non-commercial use in print and online promotion of permanent galleries, exhibitions and events. Any other use requires OMCA prior written permission. If you are downloading images, please include the appropriate photo and copyright attribution (found in Credits document in each press image gallery). Additional images are available by request. If you have any questions regarding the use or distribution of these materials, please contact Claudia Leung at 510-318-8459 or If you are not a member of the media, please refer to OMCA's Contact Us page to find the appropriate contact information for the party you hope to reach.

Please note: Advance notice is required for in-gallery photography. Use of flash is prohibited on certain artwork and artifacts.