Altered State: Marijuana in California


An image from In Search of Home is in the Oakland Museum Exhibition, Altered State: Marijuana in California.  The exhibition opens April 16, 2016 and will be up from September 25. 

Information on the exhibit from the Oakland Museum: 

"We hope this exhibit encourages people to think critically about marijuana, the research available on it, and how it is presented in the media. Our goal is that this exhibition will help people have informed conversations with their families and friends about what type of marijuana policy is right for California." — Sarah Seiter, Associate Curator of Natural Sciences

In Spring 2016, OMCA presents the first-ever museum exhibition to focus on marijuana in California today. Designed as a catalyst for conversation and reflection around the marijuana plant, its uses, evolving public attitudes, and the complex policy and social issues surrounding it, the exhibition explores the many ways that people consider cannabis, presented through the perspectives, knowledge, and opinions of a diverse range of community members and groups. With marijuana increasingly in the news, and California on the verge of making important decisions around marijuana that will impact people living in this state, the exhibition provides a community space where people can come together to learn, question, discuss, and add their voice to the different points of views surrounding this complex and evolving topic.

Altered State: Marijuana in California is made possible in part by generous support from the Oakland Museum Women’s Board.