Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records

When:
Date: 
April 19, 2014 - July 27, 2014
Schedule: 
Wed.–Sun. 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Fri. until 9 p.m.
Cost:
General $15, seniors/students $10, youth (9–17) $6, children free
Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone:
(510) 318-8400

Explore the social and cultural phenomenon of listening to, collecting, and sharing records in Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records. Delve into a uniquely Californian take on this popular medium with experiences ranging from individual and group listening stations to informal talks and live performances. Listen to music produced by influential Bay Area independent labels, examine notable record collections, explore displays of vibrant album cover art, and hear interviews with record collectors–all in an innovative listening space. With opportunities to play albums and participate in music events and performances, Vinyl invites you to become a part of the exhibition itself.

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