Future Events

Friday
Jun
2
2017
with
Pro Arts
Friday, June 2, 2017 from 6-9pm
6-9pm
Join us for the opening reception of "Let's Play" - a group exhibition curated by Rochelle Spencer.
Friday
Jun
16
2017
with
Pro Arts
Friday, June 16, 2017 at midnight through Saturday, June 17, 2017 at midnight
midnight through Saturday, June 17 at midnight
Thursday
Jun
29
2017
Friday
Jul
7
2017
with
Pro Arts
Friday, July 7, 2017 from 6-9pm
6-9pm
Join us for the opening reception of Allison Leigh Holt's solo exhibition "The Beginning Was The End".
Thursday
Jul
20
2017
with
Pro Arts
Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
Thursday
Aug
3
2017
Friday
Aug
11
2017
with
Pro Arts
Friday, August 11, 2017 from 6-9pm
6-9pm
Join us for the opening reception of the first part of our 2 x 2 exhibitions. This exhibition is curated by Xavier Robles.

Past Events

Friday
May
19
2017
Saturday
May
13
2017
with
Pro Arts
Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 2-4pm
2-4pm
Join us to celebrate the culminating event of our high school Youth Fellows program.
Friday
May
5
2017
with
Pro Arts
Friday, May 5, 2017 from 6-9pm
6-9pm
Join us for the opening reception of "Everyone is Hypnotized: Artists Dérive the Bay Area" - a group exhibition curated by Gipe + Tell.
Wednesday
Apr
26
2017
with
Pro Arts
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from noon-3pm
noon-3pm
Inspired by Roy Ascott’s essay “Is there in the Telematic Embrace?”, Si-si Dance & Performance Art Project will perform a choreographed, flag-bearing walk and psychogeographical dance that begins at Pro Arts and ends at Uber Corporate Headquarters at 1955 Broadway, Oakland.
Saturday
Apr
22
2017
with
Pro Arts
Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 8:30-9:30pm
8:30-9:30pm
WIGband, created by Johanna Poethig and Barbara Golden in 1985, is a legendary, tasteless, feminist performance art cabaret duo from the Bay Area. WIGband responds to pertinent political points of the eras they have lived through, to the Presidents just elected or for years endured.
with
Pro Arts
Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 7-8pm
7-8pm
A special production of this neo Dadaist production, in which LM Bogad converts socioeconomic data into music and performs it with the help of the audience. The musical scores will be projected directly onto City Hall and the audience will sit on the plaza steps where the Occupy Village once held its meetings.
with
Pro Arts
Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 1-4pm
1-4pm
A public, one-day event organized by Rochelle Spencer and AfroSurreal Writers Workshop. For this festival, the AfroSurreal Writers Workshop and 25 local writers will participate in a Read-In. Throughout the day, writers and artists will share poems and stories that explore nature and the urban landscape read aloud at Frank Ogawa Plaza.
Friday
Apr
21
2017
with
Pro Arts
Friday, April 21, 2017 from 7-10pm
7-10pm
This evening and special presentation is curated by the artist Tooth (Black Hole Cinematheque) and co-presented in partnership with Canyon Cinema and on the occasion of their 50th Anniversary.
with
Pro Arts
Friday, April 21, 2017 from noon-2pm
noon-2pm
This is a unique opportunity for residents of Oakland to interact with the new administration. We will make Frank Ogawa Plaza great again. The Department of Dreams, Hopes, and Fears will install a special outdoor, lunchtime office in the Plaza so that workers can submit their most personal inner thoughts and aspirations for official processing by our highly trained bureaucrat and his extreme-vetting techniques.
Sunday
Apr
16
2017
with
Pro Arts
Sunday, April 16, 2017 from 1-5pm
1-5pm
This is a three-part afternoon of informational discussion and interactive locative game project (LENS DRIFT) with media artists Molly Hankwitz and David Cox of San Francisco/Australia, focused on experimentation with the urban surveillance apparatus of the city, demonstration of ‘veillance’ as an augmented reality, and a visual presentation on surveillance technologies and design.