Our Story

Betti Ono is an experimentally minded space for art + culture + community headquartered in Oakland, California. Founded in 2010, we are 100% Black women led and operated.

Wakanda Dream Lab Welcomes the Diaspora Home

Inspired by the invention and cultural foresight of Wakanda, Wakanda Dream Lab weaves together movement building and pop culture to inspire Black Oaklanders to define what liberation looks like. As artists in residence for Betti Ono’s The Fire Next Time: A Call & Response, this collective will launch “Black Future. Black Freedom. Black Oakland.” on…