Museum Blog

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 …

Summer volunteer opportunities for teens!

MOCHA is seeking High School students for volunteer positions as Art Apprentices. We are looking for responsible teens with an interest in art and working with youth.This is a great opportunity to gain experience with the visual arts and interacting with children.

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Free Community Day

Lights Snacks and Refreshments provided by

The Art of Storytelling

We are happy to invite your family to our FREE Community day at MOCHA.

Join us for a morning of art, storytelling, creativity, and fun on Saturday, October 3rd from 10am through 1pm.