A full-service auction house that appraises and sells antiques and fine art. Michaan's also has a large theater that's available for rental.
An art gallery featuring contemporary art by emerging and underrepresented artists, aimed at helping private and corporate collectors build art collections.
The center offers art-related classes and workshops for children and adults, in such subjects from watercolor to wood turning, and also operates a gallery with regular exhibitions.
A museum dedicated to Alameda history.
Home to a unique collection of artifacts and exhibits emphasizing the role of the Alameda Naval Air Station in the defense of our nation.
The rehabbed 1937 historic theater and megaplex has a certain charm about it, namely owed to its fifty-foot screen, balcony, and Art Deco architecture, courtesy of Timothy Pflueger.
Located in a remodeled industrial warehouse, Bridgehead Studios, founded by professional photographer Chuck DiGuida, provides a site for photographers, artists, and filmmakers to showcase their work to a diverse and appreciative crowd.
Nestled between Alamedas bustling Park Street and Alameda High School, this 92-year-old hall draws about 250 people on Friday nights for dancing to live zydeco, and occasional Saturdays for swing. These weekly gigs are not too unlike a church function -- except for the full bar hidden in the back corner — with punch bowls filled with Oreos, pretzels, and chocolate chip cookies, and regulars who affectionately call each other by name. Tables line the wooden dance floor in this four-hundred-capacity hall, and its easy to see why people of all ages and walks of life from rockabillies to pimply-faced teens in Nirvana T-shirts to your aunt who frequents Ashkenaz come for the guaranteed crowd and, oh yeah, the handy dance lesson beforehand.
Forrealism specializes in displaying indigenous art, creating a wide array of pieces throughout the gallery. The space, which is run by a collective of artists, aims to educate onlookers with an emphasis on creating a peaceful future.