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Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Every 1st Friday
Friday, March 3, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Broadway/Telegraph | Grand and Broadway, Oakland, CA

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Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur

Over 30 Oakland Art Murmur affiliate venues have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’,

Every first Friday of the monthaffiliate venues are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed to car traffic, and craft, art, and food vendors are set up along this corridor as part of Oakland First Fridays.

Oakland Art Murmur
Every First Friday | 6-9 pm – Rain or Shine
All Over Oakland – with most around the Broadway/Telegraph cooridor
FREE

Participating Venues | Exhibitions & Special Events

  • Arts venues are collectively open from 6-9pm
  • For special events & openings, see the list below
  • Oakland Art Murmur Map PDF 
  • Parking, public transportation and gallery hours info available at Visit Oakland Art Murmur
  • The street festival in Uptown — along Telegraph Ave, between Grand + 27th — is organized by Oakland First Fridays (a city, CBD, and community volunteer-run partnership). While the street festival may be cancelled due to rain, the galleries shall remain open for first Friday festivities.

Other Art Murmur Events

Saturday Stroll – Most OAM visual arts presenters also participate in the weekly Saturday Stroll, when visual arts spaces are open every Saturday from 1–5pm. This is a self-guided activity where many galleries host free cultural programs such as receptions, artist talks, lectures, musical performances, and literary readings on Saturdays.

Updated 8/18/19 – Event info last checked via website

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Block Party, East Bay, Free Museum Day, Recurring Event, Theater & Performance
Address: Grand and Broadway, Oakland, CA

Friday, March 3, 2023

All Day   History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)  FREE
11:00 am   “Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)  FREE*
*Every Friday pay anywhere from $0 up to $10. When a customer pays the full price of $10, TATO will give a free meal to someone in need in The City. Please note promotion might end at any time
11:00 am   Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day (First Fridays)  FREE
2:00 pm   SF’s Free “Birding Hour” w/ Binoculars Provided at Heron’s Head Park (Feb-May)  FREE
5:00 pm   $1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)  FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
5:00 pm   South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)  FREE
5:00 pm   “Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)  FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Ages 12 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
5:00 pm   “Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival  FREE
5:00 pm   North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)  FREE
6:00 pm   FREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktail Night (2023)  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
7:00 pm   “Deep Cut Comedy” Live Stand Up at Fish & Farm (SF)  FREE
8:00 pm   SF’s Winterfest Beer & Comedy Festival 2023 (Speakeasy Brewery)  FREE*
*Free with secret code FUNCHEAPGUEST. Normally $5-15.
8:00 pm   San Francisco Bike Party (First Fridays)  FREE
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