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Bees: Tiny Insect, Big Impact

May 22, 2015 - Sep 20, 2015

January 31-September 20, 2015; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 This new exhibition takes a look at the diverse and intricate world of one of the most important creatures to human agriculture and the natural environment. Discover real bee specimens under a microscope, crawl through a human-sized beehive, and try on a beekeeper suit. Get involved with citizen science organizations, check...

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Marion Gray: Within the Light

May 22, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

February 14-June 21, 2015; Museum hours: Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 The Oakland Museum of California presents 23 works by San Francisco-based photographer Marion Gray. Gray has spent four decades capturing performances, dance, and installations by some of the most significant artists in the Bay Area and beyond. Including never-before-seen photographs, the exhibition covers the 1970s...

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Abrams Claghorn Gallery is excited to celebrate Foster Care Month by representing all the artists in True Story. As a goal, the gallery establishes and maintains a deep connection with the entirety of the surrounding community.    To embrace a group of people that are typically overlooked by major galleries the gallery is excited to give these artists, and the subject matter, a platform for...

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Pranayama: May Breath be Our Prayer

May 22, 2015 - May 26, 2015

In this series, Nubia will approach breathing techniques as a tool to develop self-knowledge and self-healing. From foundation to more advanced techniques, all levels are welcomed. Blending her background in Hatha and Bhakti (devotional) Yoga, mantras, and open-heart meditations, Nubia reminds us that our breath can become our prayer of reconnection with the Divine. "Prana, the vital energy...

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Tall Tales is a free storytelling show where professional stand up comedians will be sharing hilarious and personal stories with a unique twist. Every month one of the comedians on our lineup will fabricate a 'tall tale' for audience members to try to figure out. At the end of the show the audience members who guess correctly win a free drink on us! You'll laugh, they'll cry, it will be a...

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Close to fifty photographs make up this exhibition of Ze’ev (Wilhelm) Aleksandrowicz’s work. Photographed in the 1930s, the collection reveals glimpses into the everyday life for Polish Jews residing in two distinct regions—Poland and the British Mandate—at a time in history prior to the Founding of the State of Israel in 1948.

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Bees: Tiny Insects, Big Impact

May 22, 2015 - Sep 20, 2015

Bees play an incredibly important role in our lives—remember their role in the X-Files movie? Though this interactive, family-friendly exhibit focuses more on bees’ role in human agriculture and the health of our global ecosystem and less on their starring role with Mulder and Scully, it’s nonetheless a fascinating look at pollination, beekeeping, citizen science projects, and the...

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Marion Gray: Within the Light

May 22, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

Twenty-three works from San Francisco photographer Marion Gray chronicle the artist’s coverage of other famous artists—such as The Harrisons, Sara Shelton Mann, Barbara Hammer, Joan Jonas, Ann Hamilton, and Guillermo Gómez-Peña—in a variety of disciplines between the 1970s and present day.

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This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

More than 400 years of Western art is represented in a touring exhibition with iconic works from such great artists as Sandro Botticelli, Georges Braque, Diego Velázquez, Frederic Edwin Church, Rembrandt van Rijn, Claude Monet, Paul Gaugin, Georges Seurat, and Pablo Picasso. Special events include a guest lecturer and teacher workshop.

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