OMA fosters and promotes the study and appreciation of all realms of art through its exhibitions, collections and educational programs. The museum presents more than fifteen exhibitions annually, both on-site and off-site, in a variety of media each year, from painting and art quilts to photography, as well as site-specific art installations.
OMA produces an array of inspiring and engaging events throughout the year. Such seasonal events include the popular 333's Music at the Museum concert series, the dynamic Art After Dark, the festive Mardi Gras Brunch, and the highly anticipated annual fundraiser, The Museum Ball. OMA is a gathering place where friends meet to share and enjoy rich cultural experiences.
OMA offers a full spectrum of educational programming to inspire and enlighten artists and patrons of all ages. Each month includes a wide array of youth and adult classes in Studio O, as well as lectures and exhibition programming led by the exhibition's curator or artists. OMA also invites families to enjoy Free Family & Music Days throughout the year.
100 Artists, 100 Years Exhibition OpensSaturday, April 18, 2015 Oceanside Museum of Art is emphasizing San Diego artists, collections, and themes with several focused and major exhibitions throughout 2015. The exhibition runs from April 18 - July 26, 2015. These exhibitions will span the area’s traditional and contemporary art history, epitomized this spring in partnership with the San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) and their Artists Guild.
100 Artists, 100 Years ReceptionSaturday, April 25, 6:00pm–8:00pm Celebrating the opening of 100 Artists: 100 Years with a fun, social event where you can view the artwork, meet the curator, and learn about the San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild
100 Artists, 100 Years Walk & TalkWednesday, May 27 2015, 6:30-8:00pm Save the date! We will be hosting a panel discussion on 100 Artists: 100 Years with the curator of the exhibition and members of the San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild. Don't miss out!
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