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Thursday, July 7, 2011

This is a guest blog post by Valerie Imus, who accompanied her boyfriend, Kevin Cook, on a recent hunt for wild boar. Kevin was one of the panelists at our...

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Museums around the world hold replicas of Duchamp's Fountain (1917) in their collections. While I felt doubtful that I'd find one at the Oakland Museum of California,...

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Monday, June 20, 2011

Born in France in 1926, photographer Michelle Vignes moved to San Francisco in 1966 and spent the past several decades documenting some of the most influential social movements in North America...

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Thursday, June 2, 2011

This is an open call for participants to appear in a film commissioned by the Oakland Standard, a series of contemporary art projects produced by the Oakland Museum of California. Once selected...

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

If you live in Southern California, it is very difficult to resist waxing lyrical in springtime when the jacaranda trees bloom.

The purple mist that invades almost...

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Thursday, May 12, 2011

This Friday, a truck will deliver fourteen bales of hay to the Oakland Museum of California. The hay was sourced by the museum's...

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