Special Events

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Gather 2019

Ubuntu’s 2nd Annual Fundraising Gala


Join us once again for Gather 2019 - Ubuntu’s Annual Fundraising Gala!

This year we are thrilled to offer a silent auction and raffle for some amazing prizes, dinner catered by Cafe 15,
our 2020 Season Announcement, and a number of other surprises!

Bring your friends, bring your family, and bring your wallet to support
Ubuntu Theater Project—Oakland's only year-round theater company!

For more information, please visit our website here!

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On September 8, 2019, 40 Ubuntu supporters attended a very special fundraising event at Oliver Ranch, a world-class outdoor museum of site-specific installations in Sonoma County. The event included a tour of the grounds and 18 remarkable site-specific installations commissioned by art collector Steve Oliver by internationally recognized artists, including Andy Goldsworthy, Bill Fontana, Ann Hamilton, Richard Serra, and many others.

After the tour guests enjoyed a delicious lunch at Seghesio Family Vineyards while discussing the “state of art” with notable Bay Area theater artists Philip Kan Gotanda, Philippa Kelly, and Carey Perloff, facilitated by Ubuntu Executive Director, Michael Moran.

With the support of of many supporters we were able to raise over $6,000 for updates to our new home at Flax Art & Supply!

About Oliver Ranch

Located in the heart of Sonoma County, 70 miles north of San Francisco, and known internationally for its wineries and scenic pleasures, the Oliver Ranch is home to 18 remarkable site-specific installations; the most recent of which is Ann Hamilton’s The tower where commissioned dance, poetry, theatre, and music performances take place. The picturesque 100-acre property was originally bought by Steve and Nancy Oliver in 1981 to graze a few extra sheep from, as Steve says, “My daughter’s 4-H project gone bad.” The ranch’s evolution from exiled sheep quarters to world-renowned sculpture ranch was gradual and organic, a natural convergence of the Olivers’ longstanding passion for art and deep connection to the land.