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Oceanside Museum of Art

Oceanside Museum of Art is a cultural jewel located in downtown Oceanside with a view of the Pacific Ocean and the historic Oceanside Pier. The museum presents provocative, contemporary exhibitions from the region and around the world. OMA offers concerts, films, lectures, and docent tours. Oceanside Museum of Art is a gathering place where friends meet to share and enjoy the rich cultural experiences available in the region.

In addition to a progressive exhibition schedule, Oceanside Museum of Art is housed in side-by-side buildings designed by two of southern California’s most renowned Modernist architects. The classic Irving Gill designed building is nestled against the contemporary Frederick Fisher designed Central Pavilion creating the perfect union of past and present architecture.

Exhibitions showcase the finest art of the southern California region from landscape paintings to studio furniture, neon sculpture, art quilts, and architectural glass. OMA’s galleries feature on enlightening survey of contemporary art enriched by the cultures of the community. The museum’s galleries are redesigned for each exhibition, surprising visitors with a fresh, exciting visual transformation for every new exhibit.

OMA Members: free
General admission: $8
Seniors 65+: $5
Students free with ID Military and their dependents free with ID
North American Reciprocal Museum Program Members free with ID

Upcoming event at Oceanside Museum of Art

333's Music At The Museum

  • Wednesday, November 14, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Enjoy the sounds of Brasil In Trio from Rio de Janeiro bringing the beauty of Brazilian instrumental music to the Golden Coast. Their repertoire is popular within a genre called "choro music," but expect some Brazilian classics such as “Mas que nada” and “Girl from Ipanema.” Chefs from 333 Pacific will be crafting Brazilian-American fusion, with classics such as feijoada and churrasco, with plays on Brazilian ingredients such as caipirinha, ... Read more

All upcoming events at Oceanside Museum of Art

333's Music At The MuseumNovember 14, 2018

Free First Sunday: OMA Members Holiday Discount DayDecember 2, 2018

Taste Of Art: Shimmering World Of ImpressionistsDecember 13, 2018

Past events

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Business hours

Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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