The Chair Was Not Hurt

Demonstrators outside the Museum on Saturday afternoon found a new way to use Chairs of the Board, our furniture/architecture installation on Oak Street Plaza.

Perhaps this is what a public museum looks like.

Occupy Oakland's initial march, quelled by police, was to the Kaiser Convention Center, next door to the Museum. OMCA closed at 3:45 pm when tear gas was coming into the main entrance. We're part of the urban fabric of Oakland for better or for worse…projectile chairs notwithstanding, we think it's for the better.

flash bang outside OMCA

Photo: REUTERS/Stephen Lam