Oakland First Fridays
2633 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 107, Oakland, California 94612
By appointment only


Oakland First Friday Mission
The mission of First Friday is to bring unity and diversity through artistic creations for a harmonizing and better community that will be Oakland. To protect, evolve, spread a monthly event street event inclusive for Oakland artisans, brick and mortar, families, that showcases shares barters sells DIY artisan history arts culture and creations of Oakland. To create a platform for amplifying the concentrated creative brilliance of Oakland through curation of 10+ blocks filled with art sound taste and movement and construction of bridges which promote creative collaboration extending beyond the canvas, stage and plate.
RESET Art Show: NOV 16 – DEC 7 at STUDIO-FAB
STUDIO-FAB and PAOLO MEJIA Fine Art and Design are ecstatic to have our collaborative group art show entitled “RESET: Reinventing the Wheel”, a group art show of 13 unique artists that will be held at the center of Art Murmur Telegraph Avenue, Oakland November 21st - December 7th. This group show is an attempt to give acknowledgement and notice to artists who are working in reinventing art from the traditional and the popular. Their artwork will challenge the art scene.   To meet the artists, come by the opening reception on November 21st 1-7PM. Otherwise, our group show will be showcased during Saturday Art Strolls throughout November and First Friday on December 4th.   RESET Art Show: NOV 16 – DEC 7 Opening Reception: NOV 21 (Third Saturday - Saturday Stroll) 1 – 7pm (RECEPTION: 5 -7pm) Closing Event: DEC 4 (First Friday – Art Murmur) 6 – 9pm Location: Studio-FAB Gallery, 2525 Telegraph Ave. (x 25th Street) Suggested Donation: $10 Watch short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLHfNaAp5rE&authuser=0
Oakland First Friday December 4th Event is Happening!
EVENT UPDATE: Due to overwhelming consensus from the community, we have decided to move forward with the December 4th event (weather permitting.) The Oakland First Fridays Street Festival will be on winter break from January to February 2016. The Telegraph Avenue Street Closure will resume on March 4, 2016 (weather permitting). Regardless of the street closure, Oakland Art Murmur & the 25th Street Collective will continue to celebrate the First Fridays, every first Fridays in the beautiful city of Oakland.   FREE to the public on the first Fridays of the month, Oakland Art Murmur and the 25th Street Collective will highlight some of Oakland's premier art galleries, open studio spaces & craft/makers culinary market space. Check out more than 40 galleries for art and activities on December 4th from 5-9pm (times varies by location). For more information, check out oaklandartmurmur.org and http://25thstreetcollective.com