Eaming for Change

Ray and Charles Eames come alive in Oakland exhibit

Charles and Ray Eames (Courtesy Eames Office LLC)

The World of Charles and Ray Eames, a sprawling exhibition focusing on the life and works of the one of the 20th century’s most iconic design duos, is making the final stop of its worldwide tour at the Oakland Museum of California.

The Eames Office–produced exhibition aims to re-present Charles and Ray Eames’s oeuvre for a new generation, and includes over 400 objects, including project prototypes, photography, toys, and other design objects.

The show also contains some never-before-seen items on loan from the Eames Office. Billed as an “intimate and inspiring” reappraisal of the Eames’s legacy, the exhibition will also screen the newly restored Glimpses of the U.S.A., a short film highlighting the commonalities between daily life in the United States and what was then the Soviet Union.

The World of Charles and Ray Eames
The Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, California
Through February 17

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