Oakland Art Murmur

Join the East Bay art scene at Oakland Art Murmur, a monthly gallery stroll featuring nearly 20 galleries and mixed-use art spaces. This eclectic, multiple-street party, which takes place on the first Friday evening of every month in Oakland’s uptown district, is a hot spot for innovative art installations, sculptures, ceramics, paintings, textiles and much more. In addition to the exhibitions, attendees can feast on gourmet street food from a plethora of food trucks while applauding street performances and perusing street vendors selling jewelry, clothing, crafts and vintage offerings. First Fridays 6-9 pm. Free. Telegraph Avenue corridor from 23rd to 25th streets, Oakland. Sixteen galleries are also open every Saturday for the more leisurely and family-friendly Saturday Stroll.

Joyce Alcantara

See www.oaklandartmurmur.com for a list of free Saturday special events