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    In March, the Great Wall of Oakland is going upside down and backwards with video art that alters the ways we normally view the world. In addition to these mind-blowing art pieces, we’re also welcoming back stellar installation-artist, Eric Socolofsky, and his new video-mirror piece, Flip. With this interactive program you,… Read More»

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    What are a hoolahooper, a pair of kissing lovers and a fantastic rolling eyeball all doing in the same show, you ask? To find out, you’ll have to check out the Great Wall’s February show, “Connected”. Don’t worry – it’s not a Valentine’s Day show, so the eyeball won’t be… Read More»

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    2010 was an incredible year for the Wall. In addition to screening the cutting-edge digital artworks and films from over 90 artists in 17 countries around the world, we also co-produced a show with the Oakland Museum of California, hosted the internationally-recognized aerial dance troupe, Project Bandaloop, screened the personal projects… Read More»

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    Outer-space, the Big Bang, String Theory and the meaning of life  –  all are revealed, visually at least, in the Great Wall’s next show, “Think Big.”  Inspired by  things large in scale, distance and ambition, we have collected this amazing set of videos from artists around the world to take… Read More»

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    The October show on the Wall – “Behind the Pixar Screen” – was a huge success.  Thanks to all the amazing Pixar artists for the beautiful films. The November show is just around the corner – mark your calendars!

  • Project Bandaloop‘s “Open Rehearsal” Friday was simply breathtaking.  Seeing the dancers bounce on an off the Wall with such grace and emotion completely transported the audience.  We are so honored and pleased to have hosted the aerial dance troupe. But wait!  There’s more. In preparation for their upcoming performances at… Read More»

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    Ever wonder what it takes to work for Pixar? Or what those incredibly talented artists create when they are not working next summer’s biggest animation hit? On October 1, the Great Wall of Oakland and the Oakland Museum of California, present, “Behind the Pixar Screen,” a curated showing of independent… Read More»

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    We are extremely pleased to announce a “Behind the Scenes” open-rehearsal of Project Bandaloop, the Bay Area’s premiere aerial dance troupe, on the Great Wall of Oakland.  During September’s Art Murmur, this five-member company will descend on ropes and harnesses from the roof of the Wall to offer the public… Read More»

  • If you pass by the Great Wall in the next couple of days and see some people bouncing to and fro, you are not going crazy.  Project Bandaloop, the local award-winning aerial dance troupe, is preparing for it’s next installation and using the Great Wall as a rehearsal space. If… Read More»

  • This Friday, you’ll have not one, but two opportunities to enjoy cutting-edge, large-scale video art from around the world.  In addition to the “Menage a Music” screening on the Wall, we’ll also be showing some Great Wall of Oakland art at a satellite screening in Jack London Square for the Best… Read More»

  • The Great Wall is pleased to announce Art Murmur was recently named “Best Homegrown Cultural Scene” by The East Bay Express.  Thanks everyone for voting for us!   We’re honored to be part of such a crowd. 

  • Past Shows

    We’ve got an incredible line-up of music videos and videos about music for the August 6th show on the Great Wall. Most of it will make you want to groove your pants off while hanging out at Art Murmur. Actually,  we’re pretty sure an impromptu dance party is going to… Read More»

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    The days are longer, the hustle and bustle has slowed and summertime is definitely here.  For the July show on the Great Wall, we’ve asked artists around the globe to share their plans and ideas about this time of year.  Check out the show on July 2 (or by the… Read More»

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    Start your Fourth of July weekend off with a bang by coming down to Art Murmur and seeing the bright lights on the Great Wall.  We’ve got big plans in the works…

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    The Great Wall of Oakland would like to thank OMCA’s Senior Curator of Art René de Guzman and New Media Producer Stijn Schiffeleers for putting on such an incredible show in May.  In case you weren’t there, here’s what you missed: THE LINE-UP Animation from a Barry McGee mixed media installation… Read More»

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    On June 4, the Great Wall brings you, “In Search of Happiness,” a collection of video art pieces all attempting to discover and capture that elusive state. What makes you happy?  Long walks on the beach?  This month, we’ve got it. Cupcakes shot out of a cannon at someone’s face?… Read More»

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    In celebration of the grand re-opening of the Oakland Museum of California on May 1, Senior Curator of Art, René de Guzman, and New Media Producer, Stijn Schiffeleers, are stepping-in as guest-curators for the May show on the Wall. We are extremely excited to host the museum folks and honored to have… Read More»