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August 2021

Dreaming City: Multimedia Installation by Dan Weber

August 6 @ 5:00 pm - September 18 @ 5:00 pm
Manna Gallery, 473 25th St.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Manna Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of “Dreaming City”, an installation by Dan Weber which will use the entire gallery’s space.  The exhibition premiers  First Friday, August 6 and continues until Saturday, September 18. A reception for the artist will be held First Friday from 5 to 7 pm. ​         In Daniel Weber’s installation, the themes within the novel "Invisible Cities", by Italian writer Italo Calvino, (an imagined conversation between the great ruler Kublai Khan and the Italian explorer Marco…

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Hierarchy – Juror, Elena Gross – GearBox Gallery – First Friday Reception

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gearbox Gallery, 770 West Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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770 West Grand Ave, Oakland CA Contact: info@gearboxgallery.com www.gearboxgallery.com(510) 271-0822Gallery Hours: Thursdays -Saturdays, 12 – 5 pm -- *Hierarchy includes the work of 22 artists exploring the theme in a multiplicity of artistic voices that together reflect values and feelings in response to societal and personal systems. Participating artists: Pilar Aguero-Esparza, Jizell Albright, Norman Aragones, Sheldon Bachus, Tim Bermudes, Sue Bradford, Janet Bogardus, Dana DeKalb, Myra Eastman, Niloufar Farzam, Jane Fisher, Chris Harvey, Kristy Headley, Dorian Katz, Danielle Lopez, Linda…

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Art by John Tarantino

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Warehouse 416, 416 26th St.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Walkthrough this historic auto garage while enjoying several large paintings by John Taranitno

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ARTIST RECEPTION – GATHER – SLATE CONTEMPORARY

August 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gallery at the Werkshack, 481 25th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join Oakland artists Kaya Fortune, Eric Bohr, and Jimi Evins for an Artist Reception on Saturday August 14th, from 3 - 5pm. Come meet the artists and learn about how this dynamic show brings together the work of three very different artists. We invite you to join the conversation as we take you on a walk through of the show. Artist Reception Saturday, August 7th from 3 - 5pmGallery at the Werkshack 481 25th Street Oakland Exhibition walk-through with artist…

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2nd Friday Art Talk

August 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Second of the month, happening 2 times

free

Sit back, grab a beer.  Let’s discuss how we have been coping over the last year, what keeps us going & what we are looking forward to in 2021! With the world facing so many challenges, artists are deeply impacted. With no exhibitions, shows to perform at or an audience to visit their studios, the economic and social impact is immeasurable.  You are invited to a panel discussion led by Victor Mavedzenge in collaboration with ArtPush.org where artists discuss their…

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SECOND SATURDAY ART TOUR – DOWNTOWN OAKLAND

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pt. 2:, 1523b Webster St.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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$10 – $15

The August Second Saturday Art Tour will introduce you to a selection Oakland's downtown galleries. Learn about how these spaces have not only been an integral part of Oakland's creative communities, but are at the very heart and soul of Oakland's culture and identity. Meet at Pt. 2 Gallery. The tour will begin promptly at 2pm and end at Joyce Gordon Gallery. Tour Highlights: Pt.2 Gallery - Angela Hennessy and Yétúndé Olagbaju, "Solo Exhibitions" Angela Hennessy is an Oakland-based artist…

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smART – ART IN PRACTICE SEMINAR, BUILDING ARTIST+CURATOR RELATIONSHIPS

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Aggregate Space Gallery, 1255 26th street, suite 101
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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The Oakland Art Murmur smART - Art in Practice series will provide emerging and mid-career artists with actionable, real-life advice and resources to support building their arts practice and business acumen. Audiences will hear from artists and arts practitioners who will share their personal insights and journey in a casual environment. Audiences will leave the event informed and inspired! Join us for our first in-person smART - Art in Practice Event. This panel event will delve into building artist-gallerist/curator relationships.…

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Posies: A Pocketful – curated by Ruth Santee – Opening Reception

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gearbox Gallery, 770 West Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Throughout history, flowers have commanded human attention. Our relationship with flowers is special. In many ways it is symbiotic. Wild flowers being the exception, most flowers are cultivated and require human care. In return, flowers provide us with a rich cultural, and sensory experience. There are countless cultural and scientific references to flowers throughout history.  Humans have designated the flower as a symbol of birth, death, love and honor. We adorn our bodies, our homes, our churches and our graveyards…

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