Oakland Art Murmur Presents: Oakland Originals™ Art Speaker Series
Wednesday, June 5th | 6pm – 8pm
“MAKING POLITICAL ART: Expression of a Movement”
Art in Oakland and the Greater Bay Area has long been a tool for activism—from political posters to social movements. In this first speaker event of Oakland Art Murmur’s new series, we ask important questions about the confluence of art and politics, such as ‘How do deep divisions in our political scene affect the way we view art today?’ ‘Should we perceive political art differently; and if so, through what lens?’
Following the presentation, attendees are invited to meet the artists and panel moderator, mingle with other audience members, and delve deeper into the evening’s topic—all while enjoying some of Royal Coffee’s finest.
Wednesday, June 5th, from 6pm – 8pm
The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab & Tasting Room
2523 Broadway, Oakland, California
About Oakland Originals™ Art Speaker Series
This series is designed to engage the public with artists and art professionals in lively conversations that: make the visual art world more approachable; spark dialog with others interested in art; provide an intimate understanding of local artists; and explore emerging trends in the art world and the local art scene. Held in intimate settings across Oakland neighborhoods, participants are able to learn about art and artists’ work on a deeper level.
About Oakland Art Murmur
Oakland Art Murmur (OAM) focuses on promoting the awareness, visibility, understanding, and vibrancy of visual art in Oakland. We strive to increase access to, and participation in, rich and diverse visual art experiences for the residents of Oakland, the Bay Area, and visitors to our community. Our aim is to aggregate information and to be a resource concerning Oakland’s visual arts for the public and the broader arts community. OAM organizes the First Friday Art Walk, weekly Saturday Stroll Art Walk, and the Third Saturday Walking Tour, along with other events.
We cannot wait to host you at The Crown!
One of the special things about The Crown is that we are located in the heart of Uptown Oakland – a veritable paradise for coffee lovers & foodies alike. However, parking is limited in the area, and we highly encourage public transportation or ride sharing. For more information on visiting The Crown, please click here.