Behind the Wooden Mask, works by Paul Lewin

Behind the Wooden Mask: Works by Paul Lewin November 4, 2016 – January 14, 2017 Opening reception: November 4, 2016 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm We are excited to welcome artist Paul Lewin back to Betti Ono with his second solo exhibition, “Behind the Wooden Mask”: “In many cultures of Africa and the African diaspora, ceremonial masks are…

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Betti Ono is an experimentally minded space for art + culture + community headquartered in Oakland, California. We are 100% Black women led and operated, dedicated to amplifying the work and voices of under-represented artists. Our vision and creative practice embodies the bold, curious and unapologetic spirit of our name-sakes Betti Mabry Davis and Yoko Ono. We value art making as a form and function of activism, self-determination, community transformation and cultural resilience. We celebrate the culture of everyday people and focus our core work on participation, accessibility and inclusivity.

Betti Ono and Queer Cultural Center Co-Present “Femme as In…” by Amanda Arkansassy Harris and epli featuring The Lady Ms. Vagina Jenkins!

Betti Ono and Queer Cultural Center are pleased to announce their first collaboration for the 19th Annual National Queer Arts Festival! Together, we proudly present Femme as In…, which highlights two solo exhibitions by Amanda “Arkansassy” Harris and epli featuring The Lady Ms. Vagina Jenkins. Femme as In… draws upon the complex experiences of queer femmes…