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Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017 6:43 AM


Oakland Museum of California presents:

Summer Reading Celebration: Explore, Connect, & Grow!

Sunday, August 6, 12:00pm-4:00pm, Oakland


Don't miss the 13th annual Summer Reading Celebration at the Oakland Museum of California with the Oakland Public Library from 12-4 pm. Held in OMCA's lush gardens, activities will highlight this year's theme, Explore, Connect, & Grow! Enjoy a magic show by Dan Chan Presents, games, a bounce house, and face painting by Oakland Parks and Recreation. Hear 7-year-old author Sadiya Tyler-Laws read from her newly-published book Princess Escape during story time. Say hello to Clifford the Big Red Dog, try your hand at art activities, meet caricature artist Rad Sanza, and so much more.

While you're here, be sure to visit the Galleries of California Art, History, and Natural Sciences. Don't miss the final weeks of major exhibitions Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing and Of Dogs and Other People: The Art of Roy De Forest. Check out the Architecture Tour at 1 pm, and the California Art Tour at 2 pm. Pick up a treat for yourself or a loved one in the OMCA Store. Enjoy a lunch or snack in Blue Oak cafe. Spend a day with us and find out why TripAdvisor reviewers call OMCA "a hidden gem."

Sunday, August 6

Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA, 94607

Suggested donation of $5.

Phone: 510-318-8400

About Oakland Museum of California:
The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. With more than 1.8 million objects, OMCA is a leading cultural institution of the Bay Area and a resource for the research and understanding of California's dynamic cultural and environmental heritage.

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