The artists of Oakland have the full support of our retailers and often sell their peices throughout the city. Maker's products include jewelery, clothing, and even furniture which are sold at locally owned boutiques all over the Town. Below are just a few of what Oakland's shopping scene has to offer.
Flax Art Supply: FLAX art & design, the Bay Area's oldest and well-loved retail art supply business, has been serving the creative community since 1938. Centrally located in Oakland is our flagship store, customers often say, FLAX is a "candy store for the creative".
Rare Bird is a Makers' Studio & Gift Shop in Oakland, Ca. They feature local artists, and offer DIY art classes, team building workshops & private parties.
Panorama Framing provides custom picture framing, prints and other functional art, and a rotating gallery of work by local artists! Sign up for their email list to stay updated, or stop by the store to see current artist installations!
SoleSpace is a ShoeStore + ArtsLab. By day, SoleSpace is one of the premiere lifestyle footwear shops on the West Coast, and by night we are one of the Bay Area's most dynamic event venues.A multi-year winner of "Best Shoe Store" by the East Bay Express, SoleSpace was founded in November 2012 by Favianna Rodriguez and Jeff Perlstein.
Creative Framing & Gallery has a wide variety of frame samples and a knowledgeable staff with unlimited design possibilities. They're also art of the Oakland Art Murmur and Open for First Friday Art Receptions (6-9pm) each month also Open every Saturday for the Saturday Strolls (11-5).
Bay-Made was founded by Bay Area makers and is a Bay Area souvenir shop specializing in exceptional local artwork, locally made craft goods, and art supplies to keep you inspired. With nearly 100 artists and makers featured, they carry everything from locally made jewelry to jams. they also offer classes and workshops, which can be found here.
Viscera is an online and brick and mortar boutique offering a well-curated collection of minimalist contemporary exclusively made in the United States. We also have our own line of 3D printed jewelry designed in Oakland and produced in Long Island City, New York. We believe in owning fewer, better things with ease in mind. We curate a sleek, cohesive, and minimalistic selection of merchandise made for responsible, eco-conscious shoppers. We want to help you love your wardrobe, make it easy to get dressed and help you feel confident in your style.
OMCA Store showcases California arts, craft, history, and nature through a wide selection of books and locally-made items. Discover handmade California studio art glass, artisanal foods and fragrances, artful books, and one-of-a-kind gifts inspired by OMCA's exhibitions. Visit our kids' section for whimsical toys for all ages: board books, activity kits, games, puzzles, minerals, and more.
Need help finding the perfect gift? Contact the Oakland Grown Concierge Shopper for a suggestion list of products found right here from Oakland's independent businesses, makers, and artists.
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