Explore the Arts
- Artist Spotlight
- Bay Area Dance Week
- Free Dance Classes at Malonga
- Queer California Film Series
- Oakland Art Route
- Oakland First Friday
- VIBration // The Live Experience
- Cinco de Mayo Festival
- Indigenous Red Market
- Oakland Symphony
- Art & Wine Festival
- Future Culture Summit
- Ziggurat Late Night
- 3rd Thursdays at Latham Square
- Oakland Greek Festival
- Armenian Food Festival
- Oakland Ballet presents Jangala
- Temescal Art Walk
- East Bay Open Studios
- Supporting Local Artists
- Discover Oakland
The artists of Oakland have the full support of our retailers and often sell their pieces throughout the city. Maker's products include jewelry, 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 & Design
FLAX art & design, the Bay Area's oldest and well-loved retail art supply business, has been serving the creative community since 1938. A family-owned business headed by Howard Flax,...
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...
The Rare Bird is a well-edited mix of men's and women's clothing, home decor, and artwork.
Creative Framing & Gallery
They have 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...
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...
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.
More Art Month
Artist SpotlightShining the light on some of the most creative local talent in Oakland, California.
Explore the ArtsHighlighting Oakland's most significant art forms.
CalendarExplore Art Month's events, shows, and exhibits.
Featured EventsMark your calendar for all featured events during Oakland Art Month.
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