Set Current Location
Pro Arts is a popular gallery in Downtown Oakland dedicated to promoting regional contemporary art and artists. In addition to regular curated exhibitions, Pro Arts hosts all kinds of other events like open studios and art education. The gallery hosts 22 different exhibitions every year and gives a space and opportunity for showing to hundreds of artists.
Oakland lies across the bay from San Francisco, connected by the Bay Bridge, with liberal college town Berkley as its other neighbor. A diverse and vibrant destination, Oakland is host to great outdoor experiences, superb restaurants and alluring architecture as well as a crackling nightlife scene. From the necklace of lights around Lake Merritt to the renowned Oakland Museum of California, whimsical Children's Fairyland and picturesque Jack London Square, there's never a dull moment in this first city of the East Bay. As the sun sets over the waterfront, the city's upscale Michelin-starred restaurants, historic dive bars, and boutique wineries offer experiences from the upscale to the laid-back.
Once the tallest building in town, the Oakland City Hall is a 320-feet (97-meter) high structure. It was built in 1914 in the Beaux-Arts architectural style. This marvel is replete with a stunning rotunda and intricate trimming. It is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
One of the biggest stages for art and entertainment in the city, The Flight Deck features a plethora of inspirational performances throughout the year. Aimed at promoting and nurturing artistic talent, this venue stages numerous art-related events and shows featuring artists and performers from across the country. A rather versatile venue, this spot is all about expression and creativity. With a number of mind-numbing theater acts, dance performances, concerts, musicals, festivals and art exhibitions hosted almost everyday, there literally is no end to the excitement at this venue.