At Actual Cafe, it's all about sitting down and enjoying the coffeehouse experience. Get a cup of joe (or tea) served in a real china cup, plop down, and just hang for a while. Actual Cafe boasts comfy furniture and communal seating to encourage actual interaction with actual human life-forms. It's "not just another wi-fi shack." Indoor bike parking and a full menu are also available. Weekends are laptop-free.
An 8,000 square-foot artist-run space housing art-making and display.
This business is more than just displaying pieces of art. Destiny Arts aims to give kids a safe place to hang out after school, on weekends and during the summer where they can play, engage in physical activities and do plenty of arts and crafts.
A gallery, performance, and class space dedicated to creating an atmosphere that facilitates an agenda of peace and harmony through the arts.
Located within the Women's Cancer Resource Center, the gallery typically features group shows by local artists.
A screen printing press that creates custom and limited-edition designs on fabric and clothing, specializing in organic, sweatshop-free garments. The space also doubles as an art gallery.
Perhaps the most craft-oriented of Okaland' galleries, this longstanding artist colllective space has jewelry, art, and various other cute tchotchkes for sale, as well as a full schedule of free and cheap classes.
The city-run art studio hosts classes in a wide range of media for all ages.
A North Oakland gallery run by husband and wife David Seiler and Brianna Brandow-Seiler.