Jade Ariana Fair: i just want to be in the Black euphoria with you

June 2 – 29 – Jade Ariana Fair draws from her own archive of family photographs remixed, repeated and distorted into a floating landscape


Let’s Play

June 2 – June 29 – Let’s Play celebrates fun as a revolutionary event. Curated by Rochelle Spencer and the Afro Surreal Writers Workshop, this group exhibition highlights local artists and writers of color to examine how play intersects with urban life in Oakland.


Canyon Cinema 50: Deborah Stratman

June 28 – Canyon Cinema presents O’er the Land (2009) along with selections from Canyon Cinema’s collection.  Deborah Stratman in person


Underground Music: Troller, Xuxa Santamaria, Earthbound

July 1 – celebrating the local underground music scene with special guest, Troller


Allison Leigh Holt: The Beginning Was The End / New Work

July 7 – Aug 4 – A solo exhibition of two bodies of work featuring video-sculptures, diagrams, a sound installation, and works in glass by Allison Leigh Holt.


2 x 2 Exhibition: Indira Allegra and Chris R. Martin

Sept 8 – 29 – 2×2 artists, Allegra and Martin sew literal and figurative narratives that highlight trauma, state violence, and ultimately, remembrance.


Ensemble Mik Nawooj: Death Become Life

Saturday, September 16th – Ensemble Mik Nawooj present the concert version of their immersive hip-hop oratorio, Death Become Life.



Oct 6 – 27 – Kah-meel-E-yun explores concepts such as wonder, mystery and visibility, featuring a selection of emerging artists and creatives from the Bay Area.


Nolan Lem: A Solo Exhibition

Nov 3 – 24 – Nolan Lem’s work examines notions related to the autonomization and pathology of contemporary anxiety


Brilliant Diletantes – Subculture in Germany in the 1980s

Jan 6 – 26, 2018 – a travelling multimedia exhibition highlighting German electronic and industrial bands of the early 80s and the subcultures they grew in.