Jamie Treacy Artist Talk, Fri. 10/2, 6p-9p

Posted by | Events, Exhibits, Oakland | September 30, 2015

Join the artist at Oakstop’s First Friday for an artist talk and slide show giving context to the work in his exhibition To Fortify the Forest. In this group of 28 paintings on canvas and mixed media drawings on paper, the mental escape of California and Michigan’s forests serve as a starting point in the […]

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The Willie Lynch Variety Show, Fri. 8/7, 6p-9p

Posted by | Events, Exhibits, Oakland | August 05, 2015

A solo exhibition examining stereotypes in the media using a variety of socially provocative mixed media creations. Milton Bowens, a.ka. Milton 510, has become not only a great artist in his own right but a very powerful public speaker and community activist. In the fight to keep ART a vital part of public education and […]

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Tupac Birthday Celebration, Sat. 6/20, 8p-12a

Posted by | Events, Exhibits, Oakland | June 04, 2015

Oakstop is honored to host the annual birthday celebration of Tupac Amaru Shakur! Please join us on Saturday, June 20th from 8pm – 12am, as we celebrate a legacy of arts and activism with an evening of Tupac’s poetry, music, and close friends. The event will be hosted by 2pac’s close friend, Money B, of […]

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Oakstop Taking Ownership and Sharing Space (Interview)

Posted by | Oakland, Press, Workspace | April 08, 2015

Oakstop was recently featured in an article on a new blog title, What’s Happening Black Oakland about the changing landscape in Oakland, particularly around real estate and community displacement. What’s Happening Black Oakland is a resource for black people to connect with and inform each other about transformative work happening in the Oakland black community. […]

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Oakstop Nominated for Oakland Indie Awards!

Posted by | Oakland, Oakstop Members | April 07, 2015

Oakstop has been nominated for an Oakland Indie Award in the Innovative Newcomer Category!! Celebrate the businesses and artists who make Oakland great at the Oakland Indie Awards! Live music, good eats, an Indie Marketplace featuring local vendors. The Oakland Indie Awards is an economic development initiative of Beneficial State Bank and Foundation that aims […]

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Your Workplace Training Video @ Oakstop!

Posted by | coworking, Oakland, Oakstop Members, Video | March 31, 2015

Our friends over at News Hangover just released this funny, yet insightful video about workplace politics and workplace etiquette, that they filmed entirely at Oakstop. Take a moment to watch the video and see all the great ways that they’ve incorporate our space and all of the beautiful artwork into the aesthetics of the video. […]

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Black Artists on Art: Artist Talk, Fri. Feb 20th

Posted by | Nonworking | February 18, 2015

Please join us on Friday, February 20th from 6p – 10p, for the first in a series of artist talks for Black Artists on Art! Discussion theme: The Importance of Documenting and Preserving our Cultural Heritage Through Art   Our aim is for Black Artists On Art to be a truly dialectic experience! We expect […]

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Mellow Love From Oakland… Thurs. Feb 19

Posted by | Events, Oakland | February 17, 2015

7:00pm – 11:00pm A Celebration of Love! Socializing, Live Performances, Champagne, Good Vibes. Let us share our love of music with you so that you may go forth spread more LOVE. Hosted by the Beautiful Sonia Whittle

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Oakstop Turns One!

Posted by | coworking, Events, Exhibits, Oakland, Oakstop Members, Press | February 03, 2015

They say the first year of business is the hardest, and it looks like we’ve made it through!! Please join us for a big party celebrating our 1 year anniversary and all of the members and contributors who have made Oakstop possible! The event coincides with the grand opening of the Black Artists on Art […]

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