Sunshine and Superheroes

Sunshine and Superheroes, Opens Saturday, May 23, explores the cultural impact of the nation’s largest comics convention, Comic-Con. The exhibition examines themes of gender in comics and changes in comic culture over the years.

The presentation includes vintage comic books, Comic-Con paraphernalia, superhero outfits, along with original student-produced videos and an interactive photo booth with costumes for visitors to try on.

Sunshine and Superheroes: San Diego Comic-Con
May 23, 2014 through May 31, 2015

Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street, at 10th Street
Oakland 94607
888-OAKMUSE (625-6873) – Toll-free

Wednesday – Thursday, 11 am – 5 pm
Friday, 11 am – 9 pm
Saturday–Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday

Admission rates –
$15 general
$10 seniors (ages 65+) and students, with current ID
$6 youth, ages 9 – 17
Free for children 8 and under and for OMCA Members.
Note: Admission is free the first Sunday of every month.

Enter the Museum parking garage entrance on Oak Street between 10th and 12th streets.
 Parking is $1/hour with Museum validation.
 Parking without validation is $2.50/hour.
 Take your ticket to the Ticketing booth on Level 2 for validation.

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