October 7, 2017-January 21, 2018; Wed-Thur 11am-5pm, Fri 11am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm Nature's Gift: Humans, Friends & the Unknown is an immersive experience featuring a large-scale, commissioned work by Los Angeles based FriendsWithYou. Internationally recognized as pioneers in the field of experiential art, FriendsWithYou is best known for creating experiences that draw audiences into a...

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Take Root: Oakland Grows Food

Jan 19, 2018 - Jan 13, 2019

December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological and cultural factors of how and why food is grown in Oakland. Enjoy this hands-on exhibition with the entire family to understand what factors determine where, how, why, and what is grown throughout...

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  Ever wondered what it’s like to be an amoeba? A tropical plant? A cockroach? With these questions in mind, Classic Cars West is pleased to announce our opening exhibition for 2018. Things Change is a collection of stop motion videos and large-scale sculpture works by Oakland artist Lauren Corden from 2014-present. Corden’s papier mâché and exaggerated soft-sculptures will create an...

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Impressions by Land

Jan 19, 2018 - Feb 10, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Friday and Saturday.

              Manna Gallery is delighted to open 2018 with “Impressions by Land”, an exhibition of California encaustic landscapes from Bay Area printmaker Karen Gallagher Iverson. This exhibit opens Friday January 5 and continues through Saturday February 10. Karen will be at the opening reception on Saturday, January 13th from 2-4 pm when she will be available to discuss this...

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Lichen BioBlitz

Jan 20, 2018

Calling all Lichen Enthusiasts! Lichens are intriguing composite organisms formed through symbiosis between fungi and cyanobacteria/algae. Like plants, lichens photosynthesize and - also like plants - they flourish here at the Garden! While lichens can be found throughout the year, they are particularly striking during winter months. As days grow dark and damp, lichens illuminate bare...

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This class and workshop will provide an overview and history of lichen dyes followed by information on the methodologies of creating lichen dye baths. We will heat up some dyes and add fiber samples (provided). While the dye lichens are doing their work, Shelly will lead class participants on a walk in the surrounding area to look for lichens in the Garden. We will learn some common lichen...

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