The Oakland Asian Cultural Center provides a month-long exhibit showcasing the historical heritage of Asia and other parts of the world. Each exhibit is a unique set of art in different mediums that provides an insight within each cultural heritage.


Immigration Emergency: In Defense & Defiance

Exhibition Dates: Saturday, March 9, 2019 – Sunday, April  21, 2019
San Francisco Poster Syndicate, poster artists collective based in San Francisco, silkscreen prints live to celebrate the new OACC exhibition, Immigration Emergency: In Defense & Defiance. More than 30 local artists participate in the exhibition, which seeks to educate, agitate and create solidarity around a broad range of issues

Click Here for a Preview of the Exhibition



Original Art by Rob Sato from the Graphic Novel 442
Exhibition Dates: Saturday, February 9, 2019 – Friday, March 1, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This exhibition features the original illustrations from the graphic novel, “442”, which follows a young Japanese American soldier, in the U.S. Army’s 442nd Regimental Combat Team, to the front lines of World War II.

Dragon School

Exhibition Dates: Saturday, February 9, 2019 – Friday, March 1, 2019
Wander around Oakland’s Chinatown and you can’t miss Dragon School’s colorful murals. These were created by a dedicated team of artists from Dragon School. Working in collaboration with youths and volunteers from throughout the Bay Area, the Dragon School and their partners have transformed Chinatown into a public art gallery, making it a friendlier and inviting place to visit.

This exhibition features the personal artwork of members of the Dragon School team.

Click Here for a Map of Dragon School Murals


November 8, 2018 – January 16, 2019

October 5 – November 4, 2018

September 9 – September 30, 2018

June 30 – August 30, 2018

April 29, 2018 – May 19, 2018

February 7, 2018 – April 26, 2018

Origami Exhibition January 31, 2018

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Brushstrokes Of Life – November 27, 2017

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Vietnamese Silk Paintings And Products – September 30, 2017

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Creativity Unconfined – September 14, 2017

Read about our current exhibit “Creativity Unconfined” (through Sept. 14, 2017).  Also on display summer & fall of 2017: abstract art by Fong Fai.

OACC offers rotating exhibits that are free to the public during pure regular open hours.  Our exhibits range from traditional to contemporary Pan-Asian art and culture.