Museum Blog

NEW Open Studio Residency

“Turning trash into Art”
We will all become ECO artists to guide children in developing at an an early age the importance of taking good care of our environment. The key is to let children explore, create, and be open to discovering art ideas, different mediums.

MOCHA is happy to announce that we have a …

NEW Open Studio Format

Days & Times

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday
10:00am – 1:00pm

Open Studio is a drop-in program and MOCHA does not take reservations for participation.

Learn more about visiting MOCHA and Open Studio.

Price

$5 per person for adults & children (children 2 years and under are free)

For discounts and other benefits, purchase a …

Namesake Exhibition

NEA Big Read Culminating Event
Saturday, November 5
10:00am – 12:00pm

Over the course of October MOCHA has been doing programming with Oakland Public Libraries, senior centers & Chapter 510 to create works of art on a 10 x 10 canvas that reflect themes of culture, identity and heritage through the NEA’s Big Read.

We …

My First Art Show

All Ages, All Sizes, All Mediums

Oakland, CA- To commemorate 27 years of bringing arts in to the lives of young people The Museum of Children’s Arts (MOCHA) is currently exhibiting My First Art Show, an open call all ages, all sizes, all mediums art exhibition that resulted in 160 pieces of artwork from …

Word Play

Word Play is collection of works created at MOCHA by children that have participated in our art Camps. We drew inspiration from ten words; build, create, draw, dream, imagine, paint, play, sculpt, story, and think…. All of these words encompass what we experience here on the daily when interacting with young people making art at …