OMA 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.
The museum holds more than 15 art exhibitions a year.
Works inspired by ancient astronomy, mythologies, archaeological sites, nature, the cosmos, and more
Artworks that have appeared in houses of worship and places where people seek a spiritual connection
Hands-on interactive display serves as an Oceanside self-portrait
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