Oceanside Museum of Art formally opened in its current location, the historic 5,000 square foot modernist Irving Gill Building, in 1997. In 2008, OMA added a contemporary, three-level 15,000 square foot space designed by Frederick Fisher and Partners.
OMA is a premier regional art museum and a leader of arts and culture in San Diego. Exhibitions showcase the finest art of the southern California region including paintings, sculptures, studio furniture, art quilts, and architectural glass.
The museum holds more than 15 contemporary art exhibitions a year.
Works explore Southern California’s distinctive cities, rural cultures, unique lifestyles, and natural beauty
Project sends a highly contemporary message through traditional art forms
Works showcase a master of California “noir”
50+ reveal Surrealism's impact on Southern California culture and artists