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Upcoming Events


2015 Spring Lectures and Building Tours

Advance ticket purchases are available on Eventbrite.

REMEMBER: if you join OHA or renew your membership on the day of an event ($45 individual, $65 family), you receive a $10 discount on the event admission (that is, a free lecture/presentation or half price for a reserved tour!)

Your donations support the work of Oakland Heritage Alliance, a non-profit preservation organization!


Sunday, February 15, 2015  |  3pm - 5pm  |  Building Tour

Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Today and Yesterday

Tour the downtown jazz and social club, Geoffrey's Inner Circle. Learn from tour guide Annalee Allen the history of its previous life as the Athenian-Nile Club, a men's social club in the first part of the twentieth century.

For an additional $5 cover charge, stay for live jazz at 5pm; for additional $5 enjoy a soul food buffet dinner.

Location: Geoffrey's Inner Circle, 410 - 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
OHA Members $20 | General Admission $25


Thursday, February 19, 2015  |  7pm - 8:30pm  |  Lecture

Learning the Ropes and Rolling With It:  

Double Hung Windows and Pocket Doors

Jim Smallman, Vice President of the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society and a consummate practitioner of learning by doing, will share some secrets and answer questions about some aspects of maintaining a Victorian house.

Location: Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611
OHA Members $10 | General Admission $15


MARCH 2015

Saturday, March 14, 2015  |  10am - noon  |  Building Tour
Mills College and the Legacy of Julia Morgan

In 2014, Julia Morgan, FAIA was named an AIA Gold Metal Recipient! Tour the outstanding collection of her work on the campus of Mills College.

Location: Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, CA 94613
OHA Members: $20  |  General Admission $25 

Thursday, March 19, 2015  |  7pm - 8:30pm  |  Lecture
Julia Morgan's Cohorts

Inge Horton, author of Early Women Architects of the San Francisco Bay Area, goes on beyond Julia to explore other women in the field, and what they built. 

Location: Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Ave. Oakland, CA 94611
OHA Members: $10  |  General Admission $15 









For information about events, or to volunteer, please call the OHA office at 510-763-9218 or email info@oaklandheritage.org.