Upcoming Exhibits

When: Saturday, January 3, 2015 - Friday, January 30, 2015
Ronald Smith, Oakland Artist, Photo

For the Love of Jazz is inspired by the freedom and by the performers of Classic Jazz music. These works are in acrylic and oil on canvas.

Ronald Smith believes that Art is spiritual communication. It is human content translated trough feelings and vision into frozen reality!

A contemporary artist in he San Francisco Bay area for over 30 years, Ronald Smith is known nationwide for vivid rich colors and soulful images. Locally, Ronald has served as a faculty member of Oakland's Studio One Art Center, The Oakland Fine Art Summer School and The Father River Art and Jazz Camp. He is the 2009 recipient of the Full Vision Arts Foundation (FVAF) award for outstanding community service.



Where: Main Library
When: Monday, January 12, 2015 - Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915 was the 20th century's first significant art and architecture exposition on the West Coast. Covering an area of 635 acres on the San Francisco waterfront, it featured the works of major Bay Area artists including architect Bernard Maybeck, The Oakland History Room will celebrate the centennial of this major cultural event with an exhibit, showcasing original programs, souvenir books, photographs, maps, and other ephemera.

When: Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - Friday, February 27, 2015
Color Drawing of Jazz musicians by Ed N Sted







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Featuring funky paintings, drawings, photos and other soulful things by the funky soul facilitator himself

Brother E-Natural a.k.a Ed N Sted !!!